Why use spanners and sockets for mounting and dismounting bearings?
A wide range of spanners and sockets are available to suit all shapes and sizes of bearing lock nuts. Whether the bearing is mounted directly on the shaft or onto a sleeve, there is a spanner or socket available.
Using a correctly fitted spanner or socket helps to reduce the risk of nut damage, as well as reducing the risk of damage to the bearing and surrounding equipment.
The use of a spanner and socket can also reduce the manual effort required, along with reducing the risk of injury during mounting and dismounting.