Swiss Jewel Company Datasheets for Jewel Bearings, Jewels, and Pivots

Jewel bearings, jewels and pivots are miniature components used in instruments and controls requiring low friction, long life and non-magnetic properties.
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Product Name Notes
A cup jewel is generally used with a semi-spherical pivot or in a design that fits a ball bearing between two cup jewels. Cup jewels are widely used for vertical...
Endstones find wide use as a thrust bearing in combination with a ring jewel which serves as the annular bearing. The endstone may be mounted in the same housing with...
Serving as radial/sleeve jewel bearings, Ring Jewels are used with straight cylindrical shafts. Ring jewels offer flexibility due to their many combinations with endstones. Straight holes restrict lateral movement, but...
The shape and type of precision pivots used is determined by the operating conditions, the type of jewel bearing, and other design factors involved in suspending the moving element in...
Vee Jewels are well suited to sensitive instruments where the moving element is light. They offer minimum friction when used with conical, small radiused pivots and permit slight lateral movement.