Thrust bearings

Thrust bearings accommodate loads that are predominantly in the direction of the shaft. The bearings are typically classified by the type of rolling element and shape of the raceways.
Thrust ball bearings
single direction
  • with a flat housing washer (fig. 57)
  • with a sphered housing washer
    • with (fig. 58) or without a seat washer
double direction
  • with flat housing washers (fig. 59)
  • with sphered housing washers
    • with (fig. 60) or without seat washers

For additional information, refer to Thrust ball bearings.

Angular contact thrust ball bearings
super-precision bearings
Cylindrical roller thrust bearings
single direction double direction

components
  • cylindrical roller and cage thrust assemblies
  • shaft and housing washers

For additional information, refer to Cylindrical roller thrust bearings.

Needle roller thrust bearings
single direction
  • needle roller and cage thrust assemblies (fig. 67)
  • needle roller thrust bearings with a centring flange (fig. 68)
  • universal washers
  • thin universal washers

double direction

For additional information, refer to Needle roller thrust bearings.

Spherical roller thrust bearings
single direction ( fig. 69 )

For additional information, refer to Spherical roller thrust bearings.

Tapered roller thrust bearings
single direction
  • with or without (fig. 70) a cover
  • screw down bearings

double direction ( fig. 71 )

For additional information, refer to Tapered roller thrust bearings.

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