The Cooper bearing is completely split to the shaft. This feature alone save countless hours on installation and inspection.
There is no need to remove ancillary equipment to check a Cooper bearing. Inspection is simple.
Simply remove the pedestal cap and the top part of the cartridge housing and outer race assembly. The entire bearing is now ready for inspection.
This applies to every Cooper bearing, no matter how large or the type of mounting, every Cooper bearing can be inspected and maintained in this way