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During mounting, INSOCOAT bearings should be handled in the same way as standard bearings. 

When using an induction heater for bearings with a coated inner ring (designation suffix VL2071 or VL2076), use a protective sleeve or an additional plastic support block.

In cases where springs are used to apply preload to deep groove ball bearings or lock nuts are used for axial clamping, SKF recommends inserting a steel spacer ring between the bearing and the preload or locking device (fig. 1).
The values for da min and da max can be obtained from the product tables:
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