How to degrease ball bearings like those found in fidget spinners from @theartkit

How to Degrease Ball Bearings {Easy DIY}

Have you recently purchased ball bearings? Did you notice how greasy they were? Perhaps you wanted to use them to make your own fidget spinner.  They’re easy to clean – we’ll show you how! Read on to see just how easy it is.

How to degrease ball bearings like those found in fidget spinners from @theartkit

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We’ve been having such a blast making our own fidget spinners and sharing them with you that we realized it would be helpful to also show how to degrease those new ball bearings.

What You’ll Need

Rubbing alcohol (we bought some at Costco but you can also buy it online here)

Cleaning toothbrush

Ball bearings

Small bowl

Micro flat head screwdriver

What to Do

Begin by removing the top and bottom covers on the ball bearings using a micro flat head screwdriver.

How to degrease ball bearings like those found in fidget spinners from @theartkit

Next, place them in your bowl of rubbing alcohol and brush clean until the grease has been removed.

How to degrease ball bearings like those found in fidget spinners from @theartkit

 

Remove from the bowl, wipe dry, and reattach the top and bottom covers (you should hear them snap back in).

How to degrease ball bearings like those found in fidget spinners from @theartkit

Here’s a before and after. Better, right?

How to degrease ball bearings like those found in fidget spinners from @theartkit

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