Thrust Ball Bearings

Thrust Ball Bearings
Thrust ball bearings are essential components designed to efficiently support axial loads along the shaft's axis. Characterized by a compact two-piece construction, these bearings consist of washers and balls held together by a cage, with options for single or double-direction designs. The bearings excel in space efficiency, making them suitable for applications with limited room. Their versatility accommodates axial loads in one or both directions, providing stability and adaptability. Thrust ball bearings are known for their high-speed capability, precision, and extended service life, attributed to reduced friction. This feature-rich design, combined with material options such as chrome steel or ceramics, ensures reliability and durability across a broad spectrum of industrial applications, including automotive transmissions, industrial machinery, and aerospace systems.

Features and benefits:
  • Low friction
  • Efficient axial load support
  • High load-carrying capacity
  • Single and double direction options
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Industrial Motors
Machine Tools
Oil & Gas
Mining & Construction


Q: What are the differences between thrust ball bearings and thrust roller bearings?

Thrust ball bearings are suitable for lower axial loads and moderate speeds. In comparison, thrust roller bearings can handle higher axial loads and are commonly used in low to moderate-speed applications.

Q: Can thrust bearings handle both axial and radial loads?

Thrust bearings are designed to support axial loads but are unsuitable for handling significant radial loads. A combination of thrust and radial bearings may be used for combined axial and radial loads.