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Self-Aligning Ball Bearings

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Ritbearing supplies a range of self-aligning ball bearings which are suitable for low to medium radial loads. The self-aligning ball bearings are able to accept small amounts of thrust loads. This ball bearing option has a spherical outer raceway which allows for misalignment, shaft deflection and housing deformations.

Common models of self-aligning ball bearings available through Ritbearing include the 120 Series, 130 Series, 1200 Series, 1300 Series, 2200 Series, 2300 Series, 11200 Series, 11300 Series.

Custom self-aligning ball bearings are available. Contact Ritbearing for design and quoting assistance.

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Our self-aligning ball bearings come with many beneficial features:

  • Bearings are made with the double row design.
  • Are available with cylindrical bore or tapered bore. (K)
  • Bearings can be mounted with an adapter sleeve if the bearing has a tapered bore (K).

Product Specifications

  • Standard options for self-aligning ball bearings are supplied as open bearings. Some sealed variations are available. (2RS)
  • Many clearance options are available. (C0-C5)
  • Standard bearing steel available is 52100 Chrome steel. Also available in 440 stainless steel.
  • Cage options include: strip steel retainer, polyamide cage or brass cage.
  • Bearings can be made with an extended inner ring.


Self-aligning ball bearings can be used in a number of applications, including:

  • Textile
  • Mining
  • Heavy machinery
  • Power machinery
  • Agricultural

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