What type of bearing should I use to allow a ring to rotate around a fixed axle. Axle is horizontal.

The rings inner diameter can be flush with the stationary rod or have a gap as needed. What type of bearing (or other device) would I use to allow the ring to spin freely?

I know I can get a basic bearing and maybe solder the ring onto the bearing but I want something more professional and elegant. Does there exist a two piece bearing set that you insert from either side of the rings inner diameter and connects together, and then can be slid onto the axle?

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    $\begingroup$ Can you draw a diagram of what you need? How big? What forces or rotation speed does this need to take? What’s your budget? $\endgroup$ – Jonathan R Swift Aug 13 '19 at 20:30
  • $\begingroup$ What do you think of as a "basic bearing" -- a journal bearing, oilite bronze, ball bearing? $\endgroup$ – TimWescott Aug 14 '19 at 23:28

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