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PWC (Inch) Twin Closed Compensated Linear Plain Bearing Pillow Blocks


PBC Linear combines a Simplicity® Linear Plain Bearing with a Self Aligning twin size housing to create a superior Pillow Block. This is the Imperial (Inch), closed, compensated, double length version of the bearing.  It is most commonly found in North America.  The closed bearing design allows for a lower cost installation by using end supported shafts. Additional features and benefits include: 

  • ID sizes range from 1/4” to 2”
  • Static Load Capacities up to 50,000 lb (222,000 N)
  • Self Lubricating for oil free operation
  • Standard Shell Material is Aluminum. Stainless Steel bearing shells and housings available
  • Frelon Gold bearing liner standard.  Frelon J and Frelon W optional
  • Seal options in nitrile rubber, urethane, and viton from ½” ID and up
  • External lubrication feature is an added option
  • Wide Temperature Range: -400F/ 400F (-240C/ 204C)
  • Vibration Damping
  • Machine to tighter tolerances than industry standards (better accuracy)
  • Size Interchangeable with Industry standards
  • Custom modifications available – contact an Application Engineer for details