Bower bearing FAQS

QWhat is Link-Belt bearings?

ALink-Belt bearings are the workhorse of the bearing industry. Link-Belt’s rugged spherical roller bearings perform with outstanding misalignment capabilities, field adjustable clearance, and excellent sealing options. Link-Belt roller bearings promise reliability no matter the job.

QWhat is Flange Mount Bearings?

AFlange Mount Bearings are bearing units contained inside a housing unit. The housing provides a rigid and secure position while allowing the bearing unit to rotate within a clean, contained environment. The housing is bolted to a foundation allowing the outer ring of the bearing to remain stationary while the inner ring rotates. Housed bearings are most commonly used in light duty applications.

QWhat is the pillow block bearing?

AA pillow block (or plummer block) is a pedestal used to provide support for a rotating shaft with the help of compatible bearings & various accessories. Housing material for a pillow block is typically made of cast iron or cast steel.


ASelf-lubricating bearings are available in spherical, journal, flanged journal, and rod end bearing configurations. They were originally developed to eliminate the need for relubrication, to provide lower torque, and to solve application problems where conventional metal-to-metal bearings would not perform satisfactorily;