Thrust ball bearings

Thrust ball bearings

The thrust ball bearings are a special type of bearing that is suitable for withstand the thrust load. The main feature of this bearing is that it can withstand single-direction or double-direction axial load but cannot withstand radial load.

There are some other characteristics of thrust ball bearings. For example, its seat installation surface is spherical, which can reduce the impact of installation errors and facilitate installation. However, the limit speed of this bearing is low and cannot withstand radial load. When choosing, it needs to be considered according to the specific application.

  • Structure of thrust ball bearings

  • The structure of thrust ball bearings usually comprises a seat ring, a shaft ring, and a steel ball cage component. The shaft ring matched the shaft, and the seat ring matched the shell. The steel ball cage component keeps steel balls in the correct position in the bearing.

  • Classification of thrust ball bearings

  • According to the force, the thrust ball bearings can be divided into two types: single-direction thrust ball bearings and double-direction thrust ball bearing.

  • Single-direction thrust ball bearings can withstand unidirectional axial loads, while double-direction thrust ball bearings can withstand two-way axial loads.

  • When choosing a thrust ball bearings, it is necessary to consider its applicability according to specific application needs. For example, the appropriate type and size must be selected according to factors such as the axial load's size and direction, speed, and radial load.

  • The material of thrust ball bearings

  • The thrust ball bearings includes balls, seat and shaft rings, and cages.

  • The material of the balls is usually bearing steel, which is heated and surface treatment to improve its hardness and abrasion resistance. The seat and shaft ring material is usually high-carbon steel or bearing steel. After heat treatment and surface treatment, it forms a coordination relationship with the balls to improve their hardness and abrasion resistance. The material of the cage can be brass, carbon steel, stainless steel, etc., according to different bearing types and size requirements.

  • In addition, the thrust ball bearings can also use other special materials, such as ceramic materials, which are suitable for special operating conditions such as high speed, high temperature, and strong corrosion.

  • The application of thrust ball bearings

  • The application of thrust ball bearings is very wide. It is suitable for various machinery and equipment to withstand the axial load and low speed of the machine, such as crane hooks, vertical pumps, vertical centrifugal machines, jacks, low-speed reducers, etc.

  • The shaft ring, seat ring, and balls of the thrust ball bearing are separated and can be installed and disassembled, respectively. Because of its compact structure and ability to withstand unidirectional axial loads, thrust ball bearings are suitable for some special applications.

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