Super Precision Ball Bearings

Machine tools and other precision applications require superior bearing performance. Extended speed capability, a high degree of running accuracy, high system rigidity, low heat generation, as well as low noise and vibration levels are just some of the challenges.  Precision ball bearings are used for high precision applications in a variety of markets, including aerospace, health, machine tool, robotics and general industry.


Machine Tool Bearings

Timken-precision-ceramicSuper Precision Cylindrical Roller bearings

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Swiveling Spindle Head for Machine Tools

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MM/MMV (Machine Tool Bearings) – Super precision bearings manufactured to MM/MMV tolerances combine the accuracy and performance of ABEC 9/ISO P2 with the non-critical features of ABEC 7/ISO P4 levels for cost effectiveness.  Read more
MMX (Machine Tool Bearings) – Type MMX super precision bearings are made to ABEC 9/ISO P2 levels and have closer tolerances and running accuracies than ABEC 7/ISO P4 tolerances. Ideal for ultra-high speed grinding spindles designed for tight dimensional tolerances and super-fine surface finishes.  Read more
HX (Machine Tool Bearings) – Type HX delivers excellent running accuracy and are manufactured to precise ABEC9 (ISO P2) levels for runout tolerances.  Read more 

Ceramic Ball Bearings

Ceramic hybrid angular contact ball bearings combine steel rings with ceramic rolling elements to deliver higher spindle speeds and increased dynamic radial stiffness.

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Ball Screw Support Bearings

Ball screw support bearings are available in single- and double-row configurations and are widely used in motion control applications.  A variety of mounting configurations are available. We offer flanged and non-flanged series for both standard and rotating nut mountings. Housed cartridge and pillow block units facilitate bolting to machine tool surfaces.

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Miniature & Instrument Bearings

Miniature and instrument bearings are used in medical and industrial handpieces and other precision applications. A wide variety of bearing types and design variations are available to meet the requirements of virtually all precision instrument applications. Bearing types include radial retainer, pivot, thrust, high speed radial, angular contact and full ball complement.  Call us today for more information

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Thin Section Bearings

Thin section bearings are available in radial, angular contact and fractured race designs and are used in precision applications such as gimbals, rotary joints and robotics.  Available in standard stainless steel or chrome steel configurations

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Super Precision Angular Contact