THK America, Inc. Datasheets for Spherical Plain Bearings

Spherical plain bearings accommodate wide-ranging angular misalignment with a ball-and-socket type design. They are frequently used in linkages and control rod applications.
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Product Name Notes
Spherical Bearing -- SB The most widely used series. Used for heavy loads since the spherical contact area has a large width. The outer ring is split at two points, enabling the inner ring...
Spherical Bearing -- SA1 This type of Spherical Plain Bearing is widely used in Europe. The outer ring is split at one point, and the width and thickness are smaller than model SB. Thus,...