Linear Ball Bushing Bearings

Thomson offers the world's largest selection of inch and metric linear ball bushing bearings.  Choose from over nine different families of linear bearing and linear bearing accessories, all state-of-the-art and top-of-the-line.

The RoundRail Advantage: The inherent ability of a RoundRail Ball Bushing® Bearing system to accommodate torsional misalignment (caused by inaccuracies in carriage or base machining or machine deflection) with little increase in stress to the bearing components.

Linear Bearing Preventative Maintenance

Prevent Downtime - Bearing Maintenance

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Jayme Stockton, Thomson Product Specialist, describes the advantages of replacing linear bearings early during scheduled system maintenance and the cost savings associated versus unplanned, costly shut downs.  Learn what to look and listen for when bearings begin to deteriorate over long term use - catch your failures early, keep throughput at a maximum.

Super Ball Bushings

Thomson's Super Ball Bushing® Bearings and Pillow Blocks have polymer housings and floating bearing plates to give these self-aligning bearings increased load capacity over standard steel ball bushing bearings. (Metric/Imperial) Learn more about Super Ball Bushings >

Super Smart Ball Bushings

Thomson's Super Smart Ball Bushing® Bearings and Pillow Blocks are completely self-aligning in all directions.  Dual track bearing plates make the Super Smart the premier RoundRail Ball Bushing bearing. (Metric/Imperial)Learn more about Super Smart Ball Bushings >

Precision Steel Ball Bushings

Thomson's Precision Steel Ball Bushings and Pillow Blocks are our original, high-quality Round Rail products developed by John Thomson. Bearing types also include Miniature Instrument and Die Set products. (Imperial only)Learn more about Precision Steel Ball Bushings >

MultiTrac Ball Bushings

Thomson's MultiTrac Ball Bushing® Bearings are advanced steel sleeve ball bushings with patented ball control technology designed to eliminate binding and chatter and give less deflection.  (Metric only) Learn more about MultiTrac Ball Bushings >

XR Extra Rigid Bearings

Thomson XR Ball Bushing Bearings offer high load capacity and extreme rigidity creating five times the load capacity of conventional linear bearings. (Imperial only)Learn more about XR Extra Rigid Bearings >

Mini Metric Bearings

Thomson offers the world's largest selection of inch and metric Linear Ball Bushing Bearings.  Choose from over nine different families of linear bearing and linear bearing accessories, all state-of-the-art and top-of-the-line. Learn more about Linear Ball Bushing Bearings >

Mini Instrument Bearings

Thomson offers the world's largest selection of inch and metric Linear Ball Bushing Bearings.  Choose from over nine different families of linear bearing and linear bearing accessories, all state-of-the-art and top-of-the-line. Learn more about Linear Ball Bushing Bearings >

Lube-for-Life Cartridges

Thomson Lube for Life cartridges provide continuous, maintenance-free lubrication. Lube-for-Life is available as a complete assembly on Thomson's Standard, Super, and SuperSmart Ball Bushing Bearing Pillow Blocks or as a retrofit kit for existing assemblies and custom bearing housings.

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Seals, Retaining Rings

Thomson offers a complete line of accessories for our extensive collection of linear bearing products including push-in internal rings installed inside the housing bore, external rings, and double-acting external seals for both fixed and adjustable housingsLearn more about Seals, Retaining Rings >