Spotlight BEARINGS

Sept. 1, 2005
High-temperature bearings Deep groove ball bearings operate reliably in extreme conditions and eliminate the need for expensive special bearings or lubricants.

High-temperature bearings

Deep groove ball bearings operate reliably in extreme conditions and eliminate the need for expensive special bearings or lubricants.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • 10- to 100-mm bore diameter; available with cylindrical bores for mounting
  • Shaft speeds to 100 rev/min
  • Graphite cage technology for long life and little maintenance
  • Operating temperatures of -238° to 662° F
  • Double-shielded designs protect against solid contaminants and retain lubricant

SKF USA INC.
Kulpsville, Pa.
(800) 440-4753
www.skfusa.com
Circle 148

Support bearings

Fafnir ballscrew support bearings offer smooth and accurate positioning with new single-row metric sizes and sealed double-row bearings.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Precision-ground width tolerance five times tighter than ABEC 9/ISO P2 standards
  • Single-row from 12- to 100-mm bore; double-row from 12- to 60-mm bore
  • 60° contact angles, maximum complement of balls offers high spindle stiffness, lower tool deflections, and chatter-free cutting
  • Flanged and non-flanged series for standard and rotating nut mountings

THE TIMKEN CORP.
Canton, Ohio
(330) 438-3000
www.timken.com
Circle 149

Plastic bearings

Iglide self-lubricating bearings are well-suited for low to medium load applications, replacing sintered bronze bearings.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Impact, dirt, and chemical resistant; vibration damping 250 times better than steel
  • Available in 20 material blends in more than 6,000 sizes
  • Suitable for rotary, oscillating, linear motion
  • Solid lubricants for dry operation; high crystalline level increases wear resistance

IGUS INC.
East Providence, R.I.
(800) 521-2747
www.igus.com
Circle 150

Self-clinching, self-aligning bearings

Self-clinching, self-aligning bearings are designed for constant or intermittent high temperatures.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Sizes of ¼, 5/16, ⅜, and ½ in.
  • Available in graphite or Teflon bronze
  • Operating temperatures to 540° F
  • Withstand shock, vibration, and side load

SPYRAFLO INC.
Peachtree City, Ga.
(770) 631-9990
www.spyraflo.com
Circle 152

Miniature bearings

Miniature bearings are less than 1 in. in size and are designed for demanding, high-speed applications.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Metric and inch series, bores from 1 to 12.7 mm; open and shielded designs
  • Components manufactured to bearing assembly in class 10,000 clean rooms under class 100 laminar flow benches
  • Dimensional and functional accuracy meet ABEC and ISO standards
  • Selection of steel, ceramic rolling elements, closures, mounting configurations, cages, and lubricants
  • Radial or angular preloading increases rigidity, running accuracy, and prevents ball skidding at high speeds

KAYDON, BEARINGS DIV.
Muskegon, Mich.
(800) 514-3066
www.kaydonbearings.com
Circle 151

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