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The Bearing 411

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Meet the Manufacturer: KBC Bearings

The right bearings can make a world of difference for your application. Since every application is different, Ritbearing provides a variety of bearing solutions to businesses in different industries. Part of this strategy involves working with several different manufacturers so that we can provide the best products each brand has to offer.

One of our partners is KBC Bearings, a leading manufacturer of deep groove ball bearings, tapered roller bearings, and other solutions.

What are KBC Bearings?

KBC is a well-known Korean bearing manufacturer that was originally founded in 1953. Since then, KBC has developed a reputation for producing quality bearings designed with longevity, reliability, and price in mind.

While the brand is now known as KBC Bearings, the company was originally called the Korean Bearing Company. KBC is now owned by Shaeffler Korea and has multiple production facilities throughout South Korea. Other milestones include when KBC bearing obtained ISO 9001 certification in 1995 and ISO TS 16949 certification in 2003.

Who Can Use Them?

There are a lot of considerations businesses need to make when selecting bearing products, including operating conditions, economic viability, and the functions and structure of their applications. Fortunately, KBC offers a variety of deep groove bearings and other products that can fit your specific needs. In general, we’ve found KBC Bearings to be a natural fit for applications in the following industries:

  • Electric Motors
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Semiconductor
  • Film Stretching
  • Special Excavator

Get Your Own KBC Bearings

Finding the right bearing solution can help your applications run as efficiently and effectively as they’re supposed to. If you’re in need of a good deep groove bearing or other bearing product that’s made to your specifications, contact us today to talk to one of our experts about KBC Bearings. We can help you find the right parts for your needs, whether it’s a KBC product or a part from one of our other manufacturing partners.