Common Applications

Spherical plain bearings from ABT Bearings can accommodate heavy radial and bi-directional axial loads at the same time. They are available in a wide variety of designs and materials that can withstand dirty, corrosive operating environments. Common applications include:

Dump TrucksSpherical Bearing Series
Hinge pin between truck bed and frameGEZ
Clevis on one/both ends of mobile hydraulic cylinderGE, GEZ
Front End Loaders
Clevis/shovel connectionGEZ
Articulated jointGEZ
Clevis on one/both ends of mobile hydraulic cylinderGE, GEZ
Logging Machinery
King pin assembliesGAZ SA
Tie rodsGEG, GEM
Mining
Shuttle carsGAZ SA
Wind Power
Wind millsGAZ
Fork Lifts
Steering axle, drag link, steering assembly king pinGE, GEZ
Tilt cylinders guiding forward/backward movementGEZ
Textile Industry Extractors
Suspension rods (misalignment)GE
Overhead Carrier
EyeboltsGEZ, GAZ SA
Chain Conveyor
Chain link top plates GEZ
Chain link anchor plates (thrust loads)GAZ SA