Self Aligning

Self Aligning Bearing

This type of bearing is composed of an inner ring, outer ring, and tapered rolling elements. Thanks to the geometry of their design, tapered roller bearings can withstand combined loads. In addition, this design allows rolling movement without the rollers slipping off the tracks of the outer and inner rings.

The contact angle of the tapered roller bearings on the rolling tracks is variable, which in each case offsets the application axial and radial loading ratio; at a larger angle, a greater ability to withstand axial loads.

The most popular applications for this bearing type are:

  • Wheel hubs for light, industrial, and agricultural vehicles
  • Gearbox and Differentials
  • Machine tool spindles