Solution Description

LMB-AJ Adjustable linear bushing bearing with ball groove

The adjustable kind linear bearing can modify the tightness among the shaft and bearing. It is specifically developed
with an open up gap on the outside the house diameter for clearance adjustment. When a standard sort item is mounted
onto the shaft, inappropriate clearance will lead to premature injury, failure, or unstable running to the linear
motion bushing. When the adjustable kind item is mounted into a bearing block that can manage the outer
diameter, end users can modify the clearance in accordance to the real circumstance, so as to ensure the ideal working
issue. For example, the clearance can be zero or even damaging in accordance with specific circumstances.
This adjustable kind linear bearing has 3 sequence, LM-AJ, LME-AJ, and LMB-AJ, which are respectively
corresponding to the use of standards in Asia, Europe and the Americas. With rich measurements in every single collection,
the solution can fulfill the various need of customers.
 
The LM-AJ linear bearing with slot for clearance adjustment is metric in dimension. It is crafted according to Asian normal,
so as to meet up with the desire for use in Asian devices. The merchandise utilized for the shaft with a minimum nominal
diameter of 6mm has a length of 19mm, whilst the linear bearing with slot utilized for the shaft with a greatest
nominal diameter of 150mm is 240mm in length. Our different models of merchandise can be applied in diverse devices,
in buy to aid the standard procedure of shaft and shaft components, as well as to make certain the precise operating place.

Complex Parameters

 

 
The LME-AJ adjustable linear bearing is measured in metric size, and is broadly used in Europe.
Technological Parameters

 

Our LMB-AJ adjustable linear bushing adopts the measurement of inch dimension, and can be generally located use in the American machinery.
Technological Parameters

 

 
As a specialist common linear bearing producer and supplier in China, we also offer adjustable sort linear bearing, spherical flange mount linear bearing, SC-UU slide block, SHF horizontal shaft assist, and a lot far more.
 
The LM-UU linear movement bearing is manufactured in line with Asia’s mechanical requirements, so that it is suitable for use in Asia. The products we supply contain many versions with the relevant shaft nominal diameter ranging from 3mm to 150mm. They vary in the primary dimensions and tolerances, the degree of eccentricity, the optimum radial clearance, and the rated load. Therefore, this linear bearing for Asia market can be utilised in various measurements and types of machinery, serving to decrease friction and increase daily life of the tools.

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Nominal shaft dia. mm Resin retainer mm dr Major dimensions and tolerance(T)
Tolerance µm mm D mm L mm B W mm D1 mm h mm h1 mm θ
Clearance adjustable type LM…UU-AJ Ball circuit Weight (gf) Precision High T μm T μm T μm
6 LM6UU-AJ 4 7.5 6 0 -6 0 -9 12 0 -11 19 0 -200 13.5 0 -200 1.1 11.5  
8 LM8UU-AJ 4 14.7 8 15 24 17.5 1.1 14.3 1  
10 LM10UU-AJ 4 29 10 19 0 -13 29 22 1.3 18 1 6.8 80°
12 LM12UU-AJ 4 31 12 21 30 23 1.3 20 1.5 8 80°
13 LM13UU-AJ 4 42 13 23 32 23 1.3 22 1.5 9 80°
16 LM16UU-AJ 5 68 16 28 37 26.5 1.6 27 1.5 11 80°
20 LM20UU-AJ 5 85 20 0 -7 0 -10 32 0 -16 42 30.5 1.6 30.5 1.5 11 60°
25 LM25UU-AJ 6 216 25 40 59 0 -300 41 0 -300 1.85 38 2 12 50°
30 LM30UU-AJ 6 245 30 45 64 44.5 1.85 43 2.5 15 50°
35 LM35UU-AJ 6 384 35 0 -8 0 -12 52 0 -19 70 49.5 2.1 49 2.5 17 50°
40 LM40UU-AJ 6 579 40 60 80 60.5 2.1 57 3 20 50°
50 LM50UU-AJ 6 1560 50 80 100 74 2.6 76.5 3 25 50°
60 LM60UU-AJ 6 1820 60 0 -9 0 -15 90 0 -22 110 85 3.15 86.5 3 30 50°
80 LM80UU-AJ 6 4300 80 120 140 0 -400 105.5 0 -400 4.15 116 3 40 50°
100 LM100UU-AJ 6 8540 100 0 -10 0 -20 150 0 -25 175 125.5 4.15 145 3 50 50°
120 LM120UU-AJ 8 14900 120 180 200 158.6 4.15 175 3 85 80°
150 LM150UU-AJ 8 20150 150 0 -13 0 -25 210 0 -29 240 170.6 5.15 204 3 105 80°

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Eccentricity µM Radial clearance (max) µm Basic load rating
Precision High Dynamic C N Static Co N
8 12 -3 206 265
274 392
-4 372 549
510 784
510 784
-6 774 1,180
10 15 882 1,370
980 1,570
-8 1,570 2,740
12 20 1,670 3,140
-10 2,160 4,020
-13 3,820 7,940
17 25 4,700 10,000
-20 7,350 16,000
20 30 14,100 34,800
-25 16,400 40,000
25 40 21,100 54,300

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Nominal shaft dia. mm Resin retainer mm dr Major dimensions and tolerance(T)
Tolerance µm mm D mm L mm B W mm D1 mm h mm h1 mm θ
Clearance adjustable type LME…UU-AJ Ball circuit Weight (gf) Precision High T μm T μm T μm
5 LME5UU-AJ 4 10 5 +8 0 12 0 -8 22 0 -200 14.5 0 -200 1.1 11.5 1
8 LME8UU-AJ 4 19.5 8 16 25 16.5 1.1 15.2 1
10 LME10UU-AJ 4 29 10 19 0 -9 29 22 1.3 18 1 6.8 80º
12 LME12UU-AJ 4 40 12 22 32 22.9 1.3 21 1.5 7.5 78º
16 LME16UU-AJ 5 56 16 +9 -1 26 36 24.9 1.3 24.9 1.5 10 78º
20 LME20UU-AJ 5 90 20 32 0 -11 45 31.5 1.6 30.3 2 10 60º
25 LME25UU-AJ 6 212 25 +11 -1 40 58 0 -300 44.1 0 -300 1.85 37.5 2 12.5 60º
30 LME30UU-AJ 6 320 30 47 68 52.1 1.85 44.5 2 12.5 50º
40 LME40UU-AJ 6 694 40 +13 -2 62 0 -13 80 60.6 2.15 59 3 16.8 50º
50 LME50UU-AJ 6 1110 50 75 100 77.6 2.65 72 3 21 50º
60 LME60UU-AJ 6 2050 60 90 0 -15 125 0 -400 101.7 0 -400 3.15 86.5 3 27.2 54º

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Eccentricity µM Radial clearance (max) µm Basic load rating
Dynamic C N Static Co N
12 -3 206 265
265 402
-4 372 549
510 784
578 892
15 -6 862 1370
980 1570
-8 1570 2,740
17 2160 4,020
-13 3820 7,940
20 4,700 9,800

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Nominal shaft dia. inch mm Resin retainer inch mm dr Eccentricity inch/µ m Radial clearance (max) inch/µm Basic load rating
Tolerance inch/µm
Clearance adjustable type LMB…UU-AJ Ball circuit Weight (gf) Precision High Precision High Dynamic C N Static Co N
1/4 6.350 LMB4_AJ 4 7.5 0.2500 6.350 0-0.00025 0 -6 0 -0.00040 0 -9 0.0003 8 0.0005 12 -0.0001 -3 206 265
3/8 9.525 LMB6UU_AJ 4 13.5 0.3750 9.525 225 314
1/2 12.700 LMB8UU_AJ 4 36.5 0.5000 12.700 -0.0001 -4 510 784
5/8 15.875 LMB10UU_AJ 4 74 0.6250 15.875 774 1,180
3/4 19.050 LMB12UU_AJ 5 93 0.7500 19.050 0 -0.00030 0 -7 0 -0.00040 0 -10 0.0004 10 0.0006 15 -0.0002 -6 862 1,370
1 25.400 LMB16UU_AJ 6 198 1.0000 25.400 980 1,570
1-1/4 31.750 LMB20UU_AJ 6 430 1.2500 31.750 0 -0.00035 0 -8 0 -0.00050 0 -12 0.0005 12 0.0008 20 -0.0003 -8 1,570 2,740
1-1/2 38.100 LMB24UU_AJ 6 660 1.5000 38.100 2,180 4,020
2 50.800 LMB32UU_AJ 6 1,120 2.0000 50.800 0.0007 17 0.0010 25 -0.0005 -13 3,820 7,940

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Major dimensions and tolerance(T)
inch mm D inch mm L inch mm B W inch mm D1 inch mm h inch mm h1 inch mm θ
T inch μm T inch μm T inch μm
0.5000 12.700 0 -0.00045 0 -11 0.7500 19.050 0 -0.008 0.5110 12.98 0 -0.008 0.0390 0.992 0.4687 11.906 0.04 1
0.6250 15.875 0 -0.00050 0 -13 0.8750 22.225 0.6358 16.15 0.0390 0.992 0.5880 14.935 0.04 1
0.8750 22.225 1.2500 31.750 0 -200 0.9625 24.46 0 -200 .0459 1.168 0.8209 20.853 0.06 1.5 0.34 7.9375 80°
1.1250 28.575 1.5000 38.100 1.1039 28.04 0.0559 1.422 1.0590 26.899 0.06 1.5 0.375 9.525 80°
1.2500 31.750 0 -0.00065 0 -16 1.6250 41.275 1.1657 29.61 0.0559 1.422 1.1760 29.870 0.06 1.5 0.4375 11.1125 60°
1.5625 39.688 2.2500 57.150 0 -0.012 1.7547 44.57 0 -0.012 0.0679 1.727 1.4687 37.306 0.06 1.5 0.5625 14.2875 50°
2.0000 50.800 0 -0.00075 0 -19 2.6250 66.675 2.0047 50.92 0.0679 1.727 1.8859 47.904 0.10 2.5 0.625 15.875 50°
2.3750 60.325 3.0000 76.200 0 -300 2.4118 61.26 0 -300 0.0859 2.184 2.2389 56.870 0.12 3 0.75 19.05 50°
3.0000 76.200 0 -0.00090 0 -22 4.0000 101.600 3.1917 81.07 0.1029 2.616 2.8379 72.085 0.12 3 1.0 25.40 50°
Nominal shaft dia. mm Resin retainer mm dr Major dimensions and tolerance(T)
Tolerance µm mm D mm L mm B W mm D1 mm h mm h1 mm θ
Clearance adjustable type LM…UU-AJ Ball circuit Weight (gf) Precision High T μm T μm T μm
6 LM6UU-AJ 4 7.5 6 0 -6 0 -9 12 0 -11 19 0 -200 13.5 0 -200 1.1 11.5  
8 LM8UU-AJ 4 14.7 8 15 24 17.5 1.1 14.3 1  
10 LM10UU-AJ 4 29 10 19 0 -13 29 22 1.3 18 1 6.8 80°
12 LM12UU-AJ 4 31 12 21 30 23 1.3 20 1.5 8 80°
13 LM13UU-AJ 4 42 13 23 32 23 1.3 22 1.5 9 80°
16 LM16UU-AJ 5 68 16 28 37 26.5 1.6 27 1.5 11 80°
20 LM20UU-AJ 5 85 20 0 -7 0 -10 32 0 -16 42 30.5 1.6 30.5 1.5 11 60°
25 LM25UU-AJ 6 216 25 40 59 0 -300 41 0 -300 1.85 38 2 12 50°
30 LM30UU-AJ 6 245 30 45 64 44.5 1.85 43 2.5 15 50°
35 LM35UU-AJ 6 384 35 0 -8 0 -12 52 0 -19 70 49.5 2.1 49 2.5 17 50°
40 LM40UU-AJ 6 579 40 60 80 60.5 2.1 57 3 20 50°
50 LM50UU-AJ 6 1560 50 80 100 74 2.6 76.5 3 25 50°
60 LM60UU-AJ 6 1820 60 0 -9 0 -15 90 0 -22 110 85 3.15 86.5 3 30 50°
80 LM80UU-AJ 6 4300 80 120 140 0 -400 105.5 0 -400 4.15 116 3 40 50°
100 LM100UU-AJ 6 8540 100 0 -10 0 -20 150 0 -25 175 125.5 4.15 145 3 50 50°
120 LM120UU-AJ 8 14900 120 180 200 158.6 4.15 175 3 85 80°
150 LM150UU-AJ 8 20150 150 0 -13 0 -25 210 0 -29 240 170.6 5.15 204 3 105 80°

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Eccentricity µM Radial clearance (max) µm Basic load rating
Precision High Dynamic C N Static Co N
8 12 -3 206 265
274 392
-4 372 549
510 784
510 784
-6 774 1,180
10 15 882 1,370
980 1,570
-8 1,570 2,740
12 20 1,670 3,140
-10 2,160 4,020
-13 3,820 7,940
17 25 4,700 10,000
-20 7,350 16,000
20 30 14,100 34,800
-25 16,400 40,000
25 40 21,100 54,300

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Nominal shaft dia. mm Resin retainer mm dr Major dimensions and tolerance(T)
Tolerance µm mm D mm L mm B W mm D1 mm h mm h1 mm θ
Clearance adjustable type LME…UU-AJ Ball circuit Weight (gf) Precision High T μm T μm T μm
5 LME5UU-AJ 4 10 5 +8 0 12 0 -8 22 0 -200 14.5 0 -200 1.1 11.5 1
8 LME8UU-AJ 4 19.5 8 16 25 16.5 1.1 15.2 1
10 LME10UU-AJ 4 29 10 19 0 -9 29 22 1.3 18 1 6.8 80º
12 LME12UU-AJ 4 40 12 22 32 22.9 1.3 21 1.5 7.5 78º
16 LME16UU-AJ 5 56 16 +9 -1 26 36 24.9 1.3 24.9 1.5 10 78º
20 LME20UU-AJ 5 90 20 32 0 -11 45 31.5 1.6 30.3 2 10 60º
25 LME25UU-AJ 6 212 25 +11 -1 40 58 0 -300 44.1 0 -300 1.85 37.5 2 12.5 60º
30 LME30UU-AJ 6 320 30 47 68 52.1 1.85 44.5 2 12.5 50º
40 LME40UU-AJ 6 694 40 +13 -2 62 0 -13 80 60.6 2.15 59 3 16.8 50º
50 LME50UU-AJ 6 1110 50 75 100 77.6 2.65 72 3 21 50º
60 LME60UU-AJ 6 2050 60 90 0 -15 125 0 -400 101.7 0 -400 3.15 86.5 3 27.2 54º

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Eccentricity µM Radial clearance (max) µm Basic load rating
Dynamic C N Static Co N
12 -3 206 265
265 402
-4 372 549
510 784
578 892
15 -6 862 1370
980 1570
-8 1570 2,740
17 2160 4,020
-13 3820 7,940
20 4,700 9,800

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Nominal shaft dia. inch mm Resin retainer inch mm dr Eccentricity inch/µ m Radial clearance (max) inch/µm Basic load rating
Tolerance inch/µm
Clearance adjustable type LMB…UU-AJ Ball circuit Weight (gf) Precision High Precision High Dynamic C N Static Co N
1/4 6.350 LMB4_AJ 4 7.5 0.2500 6.350 0-0.00025 0 -6 0 -0.00040 0 -9 0.0003 8 0.0005 12 -0.0001 -3 206 265
3/8 9.525 LMB6UU_AJ 4 13.5 0.3750 9.525 225 314
1/2 12.700 LMB8UU_AJ 4 36.5 0.5000 12.700 -0.0001 -4 510 784
5/8 15.875 LMB10UU_AJ 4 74 0.6250 15.875 774 1,180
3/4 19.050 LMB12UU_AJ 5 93 0.7500 19.050 0 -0.00030 0 -7 0 -0.00040 0 -10 0.0004 10 0.0006 15 -0.0002 -6 862 1,370
1 25.400 LMB16UU_AJ 6 198 1.0000 25.400 980 1,570
1-1/4 31.750 LMB20UU_AJ 6 430 1.2500 31.750 0 -0.00035 0 -8 0 -0.00050 0 -12 0.0005 12 0.0008 20 -0.0003 -8 1,570 2,740
1-1/2 38.100 LMB24UU_AJ 6 660 1.5000 38.100 2,180 4,020
2 50.800 LMB32UU_AJ 6 1,120 2.0000 50.800 0.0007 17 0.0010 25 -0.0005 -13 3,820 7,940

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Major dimensions and tolerance(T)
inch mm D inch mm L inch mm B W inch mm D1 inch mm h inch mm h1 inch mm θ
T inch μm T inch μm T inch μm
0.5000 12.700 0 -0.00045 0 -11 0.7500 19.050 0 -0.008 0.5110 12.98 0 -0.008 0.0390 0.992 0.4687 11.906 0.04 1
0.6250 15.875 0 -0.00050 0 -13 0.8750 22.225 0.6358 16.15 0.0390 0.992 0.5880 14.935 0.04 1
0.8750 22.225 1.2500 31.750 0 -200 0.9625 24.46 0 -200 .0459 1.168 0.8209 20.853 0.06 1.5 0.34 7.9375 80°
1.1250 28.575 1.5000 38.100 1.1039 28.04 0.0559 1.422 1.0590 26.899 0.06 1.5 0.375 9.525 80°
1.2500 31.750 0 -0.00065 0 -16 1.6250 41.275 1.1657 29.61 0.0559 1.422 1.1760 29.870 0.06 1.5 0.4375 11.1125 60°
1.5625 39.688 2.2500 57.150 0 -0.012 1.7547 44.57 0 -0.012 0.0679 1.727 1.4687 37.306 0.06 1.5 0.5625 14.2875 50°
2.0000 50.800 0 -0.00075 0 -19 2.6250 66.675 2.0047 50.92 0.0679 1.727 1.8859 47.904 0.10 2.5 0.625 15.875 50°
2.3750 60.325 3.0000 76.200 0 -300 2.4118 61.26 0 -300 0.0859 2.184 2.2389 56.870 0.12 3 0.75 19.05 50°
3.0000 76.200 0 -0.00090 0 -22 4.0000 101.600 3.1917 81.07 0.1029 2.616 2.8379 72.085 0.12 3 1.0 25.40 50°

Types of Ball Bearings

Modern ball bearing configurations have different materials and geometries to meet the demands of different working environments and applications. There are different types of ball bearings: single row deep groove, double-row deep groove, angular contact ball bearing, thrust, and self-aligning. Let us look at the differences between each type and learn why they are important for various purposes. Listed below are some of the most common types of ball bearings.

Miniature bearings

Although miniature ball bearings are a popular choice for small mechanical components, they are not without their challenges. They must be properly lubricated and stored in clean rooms. A strand of hair could ruin a miniature bearing. Fortunately, manufacturers offer lubrication services and a “Clean Room” for customers to store their miniature bearings safely. Read on to learn more about these small bearings and how they can help you.
The size of a miniature ball bearing can vary significantly, but most types of these devices are available in sizes ranging from.040 inch to one eighth of an inch. Whether you need a small ball bearing for a miniature car or a tiny instrument, a miniature bearing can save space while still offering high performance. Many of these bearings are shielded to prevent dirt from entering and leakage of lubricant. They can be flanged or unflanged, and some miniature ball bearings have extended inner rings that are designed for easy plate mounting.
Miniature ball bearings are commonly made from stainless steel or chrome steel. Both metals have their advantages. Stainless steel is the most popular material for ball bearings, which allows for a high load capacity while being quiet. Because stainless steel is relatively inexpensive, many small instrument bearings are made entirely of stainless steel. The difference in price is minimal, as the amount of steel is relatively small. Stainless steel miniature bearings are the smallest and lightest of all types of miniature ball bearings.

Self-aligning ball bearings

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In the simplest terms, self-aligning ball bearings are ball bearings with flex shafts. If you’re looking for a ball bearing with a high degree of precision, you’ll want to choose one with a flex shaft, which means it can adjust to the proper orientation of the bearing’s flex shaft. Ball bearings with flex shafts are also recommended. But, what are these bearings?
Self-aligning ball bearings are made with two rows of balls and a common sphered raceway on the outer ring. As a result, they can accommodate small errors in shaft alignment and mounting. The CZPT brand is especially suitable for high-speed applications requiring greater running accuracy. The self-alignment mechanism is enabled by the fact that the balls are placed in two rows on either side of the sphered raceway in the outer ring. These two rows of balls also promote reduced friction and wear.
Another type of self-aligning ball bearings is a double-row design. They feature a common sphered raceway on the outer ring, a hollow spherical ring, and a cage that rotates relative to it. A self-aligning ball bearing is used in applications where shaft misalignment is a problem, such as conveying equipment. They are also used in simple woodworking machinery and ventilators.

Ceramic ball bearings

Ceramic ball bearings have several advantages over steel or metal bearings. These include increased acceleration capability, reduced friction, improved wear-resistance, and higher speeds. The United States holds the leading position in the global ceramic ball bearings market thanks to a rebounding motor vehicle production and healthy fixed investment environment. In the United States, there are three primary markets for ceramic ball bearings: healthcare, automotive, and aerospace. Here are the main benefits of ceramic ball bearings:
Hybrid ball bearings are also available. Hybrid bearings feature traditional metal rings and silicon nitride (ceramic) balls. Hybrid bearings offer important performance advantages over all-steel bearings, and they are more affordable. However, full ceramic ball bearings have all ceramic parts, and are best suited for machines that require high precision. These types of bearings also resist corrosion and wear.
Compared to steel ball bearings, ceramic balls are lighter than steel. They are also less dense, which means less friction and therefore less heat. Additionally, ceramic balls operate at higher speeds than steel balls, which increases their durability and longevity. But they are still not as strong as steel bearings. And because of their reduced density, they are much cheaper to manufacture. Therefore, they are an excellent choice for many applications. You can expect them to last much longer than steel bearings.

Steel carbon ball bearings

High precision G25 ball bearings are made of the highest grade chrome steel and hot forged from bar stock. Statistical process control and exacting atmospheres help ensure uniform hardness and microstructure. Moreover, these bearings are of the highest quality, with fine surface finish and a tight tolerance. This makes them the most widely used and reliable choice for industrial and automotive applications. However, there are some considerations that should be taken into account before acquiring a steel carbon ball bearing.
Generally, AFBMA grade 200 is the standard hardness specification for this material. AFBMA grade 100 can also be obtained with great difficulty. Despite the high hardness of steel carbon ball bearings, their outer surface is just a thin hardened shell, so a special micro hardness test is needed to evaluate them. In addition to the hardness, steel balls are easily machined and ground. Some manufacturers even offer stainless steel ball bearings and ball sets.
Another factor that makes steel carbon ball bearings so valuable is their precision. They can give precise measurements, which makes them ideal for low and medium-speed applications. Due to their high precision and durability, steel carbon ball bearings can be used in many applications, from conveyor machines to roller skates. However, you should be aware that the material used to produce these bearings is not suitable for applications in which they are exposed to water and gases. Further, they are also noisy and heavy, and must be installed properly in a manufacturing environment.

Stainless steel ball bearings

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Stainless steel ball bearings are made from a high-quality type of stainless steel, 440C, which offers optimal corrosion and abrasion resistance. These bearings are also durable and rust-free, and are suitable for a variety of applications. Among others, stainless steel ball bearings are used in beverage and food processing plants, pharmaceuticals, pulp and paper mills, marine environments, and freezers.
Stainless steel bearings are available in various grades. For example, AISI 440C offers corrosion resistance, while the DD400 is specifically designed for marine applications. Both types of stainless steel are available in different forms, including open, shielded, and sealed. Stainless steel ball bearings can also be custom-made, as BL is known for producing customized bearings. There are also other materials that are available.
AISI type 316 stainless steel balls are ideal for marine applications and food processing. They have excellent resistance to most organic materials and are also used in medical devices and dispenser pumps. They are also strong enough to resist many petroleum products and are widely used in medical equipment and cosmetic applications. In addition, stainless steel balls can be plated to provide an additional layer of protection against chemicals. To understand how they differ, let’s take a look at some common types of stainless steel ball bearings.

Stainless steel

Stainless steel ball bearings can be used in various applications. Besides being corrosion resistant, they also last longer thanks to the Molded-Oil lubrication technology. Stainless steel ball bearings are clean units, which saves time and money in terms of maintenance, replacement, and downtime. But what are the advantages of stainless steel ball bearings? Let us discuss these benefits. Also, we’ll discuss their advantages and disadvantages.
Stainless steel ball bearings offer notable advantages, including corrosion resistance, increased strength, and improved stability under high temperatures. These qualities make them the ideal choice for special circumstances and demanding environments. However, you should be careful when choosing stainless steel bearings. There are several different types of stainless steel. Here’s a brief look at what makes them the best choice. And remember: Stainless steels are also recyclable. In fact, they can be recycled indefinitely.
They’re made from chrome alloy electric furnace steel, which is hardened for optimum service life and strength. They have the highest surface finish and dimensional accuracy. Advanced heat-treating processes increase their strength and anti-cracking abilities. And thanks to their unique materials, they’re corrosion-resistant. As a result, they’re more durable than other types of bearings. And since they’re made with a high-quality steel, you’ll save money in the long run.

Plastic ball bearings

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Plastic ball bearings were developed to meet the specific needs of applications where standard steel bearings would fail. Steel and 440C stainless steel are both susceptible to rusting when exposed to water, making them poor choices for applications involving food processing, swimming pools, and medical equipment. In addition to this, the plastic material is able to dampen vibrations and make the bearing virtually silent. Here’s what makes plastic ball bearings so great for these applications.
Plastic ball bearings are lightweight, corrosion-resistant, and offer a long service life. In addition to their low price, they can be easily cleaned and are incredibly durable. Motion plastics specialist igus has recently expanded its range of xiros polymer grooved ball bearings. These bearings are also FDA-compliant, lubricant-free, electrically insulating, and resistant to both temperature and media.
Plastic bearings are often mounted into other components like wheels, pulleys, and housings. In this way, the inner ring is essentially a profile of the pulley’s profile, and the outer ring is a shaft or fixing clip. The result is seamless integration of the bearing and the surrounding parts, which reduces the overall assembly time and costs. You can also use multiple plastic ball bearings in one application for more options.