Super Smart Ball Bushing® Bearings

Super Smart Ball Bushings

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The Super Smart Ball Bushing Bearing family represents a major advancement in linear bearing technology worldwide.  These patented and universally self-aligning bearings offer twice the load capacity or eight times the travel life of our industry standard Super Ball Bushing® bearing.  To minimize installation time and cost, the Super Smart Ball Bushing bearing can be ordered factory-installed in an industry standard single or twin pillow block.

Super Smart Ball Bushing Specifications:

Bearing Style Imperial Type (in) Metric Type (mm) Japanese Industrial
Standard (mm)
Sizes 1/2" - 1 1/2"  16mm - 40mm  16mm - 40mm 
Bearing Types  Open
Closed
Open
Closed
Open
Closed 
Pillow Block Types Closed
Open Adjustable
Closed Adjustable
Open 
Closed
Open Adjustable
Closed Adjustable
Open
Closed
Open Adjustable
Closed Adjustable 
Pillow Block Styles  Single
Twin
Flanged
Rigid Steel 
Single
Twin 
Single
Twin 
Bearing Load Capacities  Up to 3,880 lbf Up to 13,700 N Up to 13,700 N 
Special Options Nylon Balls
Integral Wipers
Corrosion Resistant 
Nylon Balls
Integral Wipers
Corrosion Resistant 
Nylon Balls
Integral Wipers
Corrosion Resistant 

Super Smart Ball Bushing Highlights:

  • Dual ball-conforming ball tracks provide twice the load capacity
  • Hardened steel outer ring allows bearing to maintain diametrical fit-up even when installed in a slightly out-of-round housing
  • Bearing plates can rock, roll and yaw, providing universal self-alignment that compensates for misalignment of housing bores
  • Double lip integral wiper option that keep out dirt while retaining lubrication