Bearing doesn’t fit into bracket

The Y axis bearing for screw rod went in fine. The one on the gantry is too tight. Can’t press the bearing in. Suggestions?

I had the same issue, even tried making a press with a clamp but ended up having to remove the bracket from the x axis and use an arbor press. Then it went in fine.

My machine is due to arrive today, I dont have a press here

Hi All,

if you have a bearing that doesn’t fit into the bearing carrier, please send an email to and they’ll send you a new one. By design the bearing should have a close sliding fit, but a light press fit is ok as well.