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Bearings

Whatever bearings you need; ball and roller, taper, pop or cylindrical, in metric and imperial sizes; plumber block mounting; and bronze or glacier bushes, we supply the very best brands available. Check out this selection of useful links then call us and we will help you through the plethora of products available to make the right choice.

Medias

Click here for Medias INA bearings

Nachi

Click here for Nachi bearing housings

Click here for Nachi Precision bearings

Bearings Information

A bearing is a mechanical element that reduces friction between parts and allows those parts to carry load without undue wear. Rotary bearings hold shafts or axles in place. Factors to consider when specifying a bearing are things such as load, speed, play, stiffness, service life and lubrication requirements.

Ball bearings and roller bearings hold a ball or roller within a circular channel or race. The bearings turn as the assembly turns, dramatically reducing friction between a shaft and its support.

Taper bearings use cone sections as the inner and outer raceways with a roller bearing between them; the roller is also a conical section. If extended the inner raceway, outer raceway and the conical sections of the roller would all meet at the same point. They are particularly suitable for supporting axial forces as well as radial forces.


Bearings