Double direction thrust ball bearings can accommodate axial loads and locate a shaft axially, in both directions. Depending on their series and size, thrust ball bearings are fitted with one of the cages, like sheet steel cages or Solid brass window cages.
Series of Double direction thrust ball bearings
Here are some popular types of Double direction thrust ball bearings:
Features of Double direction thrust ball bearings
- Separable and interchangeable
The separable components of SKF thrust ball bearings are interchangeable. This facilitates mounting and dismounting, and maintenance inspections.
- Initial misalignment
Bearings with sphered housing washer(s) can accommodate initial misalignment.
- Interference fit
Shaft washers have a ground bore to enable an interference fit. The bore of the housing washer is turned and always larger than the shaft washer bore.
Application of Double direction thrust ball bearings
Double direction thrust ball bearings are mainly used to bear a part of the axial load and low speed, such as crane hook, vertical pumps, vertical centrifuge, jack, low-speed reducer, etc.