Bearing designs and features

SKF spherical plain bearings and rod ends are an excellent choice for applications that require total design economy. These state-of-the-art products are available in a wide assortment of designs, dimension series and sizes to meet the needs of a particular application. Fig. 1 shows the general bearing and rod end types.

Whether the application calls for a large spherical plain bearing or a small rod end assembly, both are available from SKF and offer:

  • long service life
  • minimal maintenance
  • high operational reliability

SKF spherical plain bearings and rod ends, produced with standard dimensions, are available worldwide, making them readily accessible whenever and wherever they are needed.

Economic considerations and unparalleled design characteristics are not the only reasons that SKF spherical plain bearings and rod ends are the ultimate solution for any plain bearing application. Their designs, materials and manufacturing quality enable long service life and high reliability even in the most demanding applications.
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