Bearings • Pillow Block Bearings

A commonly used type of mounted unit, pillow block bearings are designed to provide shaft support where the mounting surface is parallel to the shaft axis.Typically self-lubricating and made of cast iron or pressed steel, pillow block bearings are widely used in conveyor systems, such a tube chain conveyors. These bearings are available as light duty, standard duty, and heavy-duty types. Light-duty pillow block bearings feature a narrow inner ring and two set screws; while standard types feature a wide inner ring and two set screws. The heavy-duty types feature a wide inner ring and four set screws.

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  • Rexnord Industries

    Rexnord offers spherical roller pillow blocks in eight different series', with about 40 models in all. Many configurations are available, including intermediate, standard, medium and heavy duty.

  • PBC Linear, A Pacific Bearing Co.

    PBC offers RST pillow block ball bearings for linear motion applications. These products are self aligning and interchangeable with other manufacturers products. Types include inch and metric closed, inch twin closed, and inch and metric open types. 3D CAD drawings are available. 

  • Baldor-Dodge Reliance

    Medium duty SC/SCM/VSC pillow block mounted ball bearings are available in both inch and metric sizes. Dodge E-Z Kleen stainless housed units come in both inch and metric sizes. Their D-Lok designs come in both metric and inch sizes, and as flange bracket, tapped base, 2 and 4 bolt flange, expansion P-blocks, and piloted flange. Dodge Eccentric Collar pillow blocks are normal duty ball type.


  • Cook Industrial Electric Co Inc

    Cook Industrial offers a variety of flange and pillow block bearings. Offerings include units with low shaft height, high shaft height with inner race, and a heavy duty series. Flange pillow blocks are offered with 2 hole flange, 2 hole flange relube, 3 hole flange, 4 hole cast iron heavy duty series, 4 hole flange, and cartridge heavy duty series.

  • Climax Metal Products Company

    Climax Metal Products offers a selection of pillow block bearings available in die cast and pressed steel housings. Types available include solid-rigid, pressed steel housing self-aligning heavy gauge, pressed steel housing self-aligning standard, and die cast housing rigid. Flange mount ball pillow blocks are also available.

  • SKF USA, Inc.

    Pillow block (or plummer housings) are the standard for inch shafts, and are horizontally split and designed for heavy duty operation. There are many seals to choose from. SDAF housings for inch size shafts and heavy thrust loads can be used for spherical roller bearings. SAW pillow block housings are split design. Other types include SNL, large SNL, SONL and SDG configurations.


  • The Timken Company

    Timken spherical pillow blocks combine cast iron or cast steel housings with high capacity spherical roller bearings for heavy duty operation. Their split housing design simplifies assembly and service. Each contains a spherical roller bearing with improved geometry and raceway finish for maximum load capacity. Timken manufactures pillow blocks in SAF and SDAF styles. The large SDAF is designed for extreme heavy duty applications.

  • Ami Bearings, Inc.

    AMI offers mounted pillow block bearing units available in inch and metric bores that are interchangeable with other major manufacturers. Pillow blocks available include a Silver Series (10mm to 35mm), mounted normal duty (1/2" to 3 1/2" and 12mm to 90mm), mounted medium duty (1" to 4" and 25mm to 100mm), and mounted heavy duty (1" to 4 7/16" and 25mm to 140mm).

  • Maryland Metrics

    Maryland Metrics provides KANA normal duty pillow blocks for general power transmission and machinery applications. Products include cast housing p-blocks, and flange, flange cartridge and take-up units.

  • ABT Bearing

    ABT offers mounted pillow block ball bearing units. These products are self-aligning with heavy duty contact type seals. A steel slinger is fixed to the inner ring. Concentric split locking collars provide locking for bi-directional applications.

  • Acorn Industrial Services Ltd

    A full range of imperial and metric pillow block and flange bearing units are available, including cast iron and cast iron flange cartridge units, conveyor belt tensioners, and pressed steel flange and pressed steel rubber mounted p-block units. RHP self-lubricating units are also available.

  • Givens Engineering, Inc.

    Givens Engineering is the manufacturer of the STD-BB square type series of mounted bearings. These leverage the benefits of both pillow block and slewing bearings. A removable shaft collar allows the bearings to be serviced. Unlike standard units, these bearing blocks are designed to simultaneously carry a large moment and an axial load.

  • Spyraflo, Inc.

    Spyraflo sintered aluminum pillow blocks come with a choice of self-aligning bearings. Downloadable CAD models are available. Spyraflo also manufactures Delrin self-aligning, self-lubricating bearings.

  • KWS Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

    KWS Manufacturing Company manufactures ball bearing pillow blocks in standard sizes from 1 inch to 3 7/16 inch bore. Their roller bearing pillow blocks are also standard size from 1 1/2 inch to 3 7/16 inch bore.

  • Hub City, Inc.

    Hub City offers IndustrialLine mounted ball bearing pillow blocks, flange blocks and take-up units. 1/2 inch through 4 inch shaft diameters and 2D CAD drawings are available. Hub City also offers DuraLine mounted ball bearing pillow blocks, flange blocks and flange brackets. 1/2 inch through 3 1/2 inch shaft diameters, and 2D and 3D CAD drawings are available.

  • Lönne

    Lonne offers pillow blocks and flange units with pressed steel housings and ball bearing inserts. They also offer FK pillow block and flange units. Other products available include ball and roller bearings.

  • Zhejiang Fit Bearing Co.

    Zhejiang offers a half dozen pillow block bearing types, including their SA Series cast iron pillow block bearings, UC pillow blocks, their UCFL and UC Series aluminum pillow block bearings, pillow blocks with bearings, pillow block bearing units, and pressed steel types. Other products inlcude ball and roller bearings.

  • Cixi SPIN Bearing Co

    Cixi SPIN can produce pillow block ball bearings to your application requirements. They have nearly a dozen pillow block models to choose from. Other bearing products include roller bearings, deep groove, self aligning and thrust ball bearings, and stainless steel and linear bearings.

  • NTN Bearing Corp. of America

    NTN offers over a half dozen pillow block types with shaft height ranges of 1 1/8 inch to 3 5/32 inch, bolt center distance ranges of 2 7/32 inch to 5 3/16 inch, housing materials of cast iron or pressed steel, and application duties of light, medium and heavy duty.

  • RS Components Libya

    RS offers a large selection of pillow blocks from DLMP, RS and SKF. Models include LSCS bearing shaft pillow blocks in 12mm, 16mm, 20mm, 25mm and 30mm.