Crane BEarings

Cranes play a necessary role in many industries. No matter your business, your cranes need bearings that are able to handle heavy loads and harsh environments so that your cranes can do their jobs. Without these capabilities, your cranes may become inefficient or even break down altogether, leading to potential accidents and costly downtime.

As a premier bearing distributor, Ritbearing can provide your business with the right bearings for your cranes. We partner with manufacturers around the world to find the best, most cost-effective bearings for various industry needs, including crane applications. Whether you need a standard part or a custom bearing design, we can help you find the right solution for your business.

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Are you trying to figure out the right parts for your specific application? Contact us today to talk to our experts about your design needs and we can help you identify the right solution for your performance and budgetary needs. If you already know which part is right for your application, request a quote for your parts today.


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A crane that needs bearings that will be able to withstand harsh conditions and heavy loads.

Cranes require bearings that can handle extreme temperatures and handle heavy loads. Ritbearing supplies several bearing styles that can help your cranes operate efficiently, including:

Axial Cylindrical Roller Bearings

  • Have a high load carrying capacity
  • Can support axial forces in one direction
  • Series can be offered in one, double, or multi-row designs
  • Standard cage designs are polyamide or brass

Cylindrical Roller Bearings

  • Full complement designs available
  • Can handle extreme radial loads and moderate axial forces in both directions
  • Accepts relatively higher speeds than other bearing styles
  • Numerous design variants available for special coatings and clearances
  • Special coatings can include burnishing or zinc-iron finish
  • Design options can offer sealed product with lithium based grease
  • Certain designs offer relubrication features

Tapered Roller Bearings

  • Accepts both thrust and radial loads
  • Offers sealing options
  • Excellent for demanding operation applications

Slewing Ring Bearings

  • Size and location of bolt hole patterns can vary
  • Can be provided with an internal or external gear
  • Ball or crossed roller bearing design
  • Single or two row ball bearing design available
  • Lubrication holes are available
  • Preloading options are available as well as variations in clearance

Spherical Roller Bearings

  • Standard bearings are provided as open (sealed spherical bearings can be made available upon request)
  • Many clearance options to choose from (C0-C5)
  • Bearings can be offered in different heat treatments (S0-S4)
  • Standard bearings are rated up to 302o F
  • Primarily supplied with either a steel cage or a machined brass cage
  • Tapered bore available (K)
  • Lubrication grooves area available on either the outside diameter (W33) or the inner ring & outer ring (W513)
  • Bearings are manufactured in normal tolerance class

Wide Cartridge Series Ball Bearings

  • Single row ball bearing design
  • Larger width allows for greater grease fill in bearings
  • Radial and thrust loads can be accommodated due to the additional ring width
  • Options for sealing, grease, and clearance are available

There are many different styles of cranes that are utilized in a wide variety of industries. Ritbearing supplies bearing solutions for businesses that manufacture, rent out, or repair a variety of crane applications. Here is a selection of some of the cranes that use our bearings.

Boom Truck Cranes

  • Cylindrical roller bearings

Bridge Cranes

  • Cylindrical roller bearings

Crawler Cranes

  • Cylindrical roller bearings

Gantry Cranes

  • Cylindrical roller bearings

Jib Cranes

  • Cylindrical roller bearings

Industrial Cranes

  • Cylindrical roller bearings

Overhead Cranes

  • Cylindrical roller bearings
  • Spherical roller bearings

Tower Cranes

  • Cylindrical roller bearings
  • Slewing Ring bearings
  • Tapered roller bearings

Bucket and Grapple Attachments

  • Wide cartridge series ball bearings
  • Tapered roller bearings

Wire Rope Sheaves

  • Full complement cylindrical roller bearings

Ritbearing works with manufacturers all over the world to provide businesses with quality bearing solutions for crane applications. We work with several manufacturers to offer premier crane bearings, including custom-engineered designs. These manufacturers include:


APB - Germany

  • Axial cylindrical roller bearings
  • Cylindrical roller bearings
  • Tapered roller bearings




JAF - Japan

  • Wide cartridge series ball bearings

LI-BE - Italy

  • Cylindrical roller bearings
    • Special NNF Series



NKE - Austria

  • Axial cylindrical roller bearings
  • Cylindrical roller bearings
    • Special NNF Series
  • Spherical roller bearings
  • Tapered roller bearings






RKB - Switzerland

  • Axial cylindrical roller bearings
  • Cylindrical roller bearings
  • Spherical roller bearings
  • Tapered roller bearings





URB - Romania

  • Cylindrical roller bearings
  • Spherical roller bearings
  • Tapered roller bearings