SKF/North America Datasheets for Plain Bearings and Sleeve Bearings

Plain bearings and sleeve bearings (also referred to as bushings or journal bearings) are used to constrain, guide or reduce friction in rotary or linear applications. They function via a sliding action.
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Product Name Notes
Extended Life Plain Bearings Virtually maintenance-free and environmental friendly Steel/steel spherical plain bearings typically require relubrication as part of a regularly scheduled maintenance program. The fresh grease pumped into the bearing does little more...
Angular Contact Spherical Plain Bearings Angular contact spherical plain bearings have sphered sliding surfaces on the inner and in the outer ring which are arranged at an angle to the bearing axis. They are therefore...
Maintenance-free Radial Spherical Plain Bearings
Radial Spherical Plain Bearings
Radial spherical plain bearings have an inner ring with a sphered convex outside diameter and an outer ring with a correspondingly sphered but concave inside surface. Their design makes them...
Thrust Spherical Plain Bearings Thrust spherical plain bearings resemble angular contact spherical plain bearings in that they have sliding contact surfaces in the shaft and housing washers which are arranged at an angle to...