Machine Tool Bearings

The manufacturing of metal parts and components is essential to any economic marketplace. Typically, the machine tool industry is utilizing the latest technological advances in manufacturing processes.

View our features, see common machine tool bearing applications and check the list of our partner manufacturers in the additional machine tool bearing sections below.

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Machine tool bearings are up to date technologically and are very essential

Precision Angular Contact Bearings

  • Offer high stiffness
  • Ability to carry axial forces in one direction
  • Tolerances are typically in the Abec 7 to Abec 9 range
  • Non-separable
  • Can be provided in a single fashion, pairs, tri-sets or quad sets

Precision Cylindrical Roller Bearings

  • Supplied in either single or double row
  • Single row design is ideal for higher speed applications
  • Double row design is ideal for higher rigidity
  • Cylindrical rolling element allows for higher load carrying capacity throughout the bearing
  • Can be offered with a tapered bore design

Ball Screw Support Bearings

  • Precision angular contact ball bearings
  • Can be made with a large or small design
  • Ceramic hybrid design bearings are available upon request
  • Ideal for high rigidity applications

Crossed Roller Bearings

  • High load capacity
  • Can receive radial, axial, and moment loads in all directions
  • High torsional stiffness

Other styles of precision cylindrical product include combination products such as

  • Needle Roller Bearings
  • Axial Cylindrical Roller Bearings
  • Axial Radial Bearings

Automatic Screw Machines

  • Double Row Angular Contact Ball Bearings
  • Engineered Specials

Machining Centers

  • Axial Radial Bearings
  • Crossed Roller Bearings

Grinding Machines

  • Needle Roller/ Axial Cylindrical Roller Bearings- Cylindrical Grinding Machines
  • Angular Contact Bearings- Spindles on grinding machines

Rotary Tables

  • Axial Radial Bearings
  • Thin Section Bearings

High Speed Spindles

  • Precision Angular Contact Ball Bearings

Live and Dead Centers

  • Double Row Angular Contact Ball Bearings
  • Precision Angular Contact Ball Bearings

Water Jet Machines



  • Needle Roller Bearings- Non Locating Bearings used in conjunction with Needle Roller/ Axial Cylindrical Roller Bearings.

Ritbearing's partners for the machine tool industry include products from:


APB - Germany

Axial Radial Bearings, Needle Roller / Axial Cylindrical Roller Bearings, Axial Angular Contact Ball Bearings, Seal Carriers, Precision Lock Nuts


Iraundi - Spain

Cross Roller Bearings, Slewing Ring Bearings


JNS - Japan

Non-locating Needle Roller Bearings such as NA or NK series


LI-BE - Italy

Axial angular contact ball bearings, Axial radial bearings, Axial cylindrical/Needle roller bearings


ORS - Turkey

Precision Abec 5 Radial Ball Bearings


RCBD - China

Precision Angular Contact Ball Bearings, Precision Cylindrical Roller Bearings



Thin Section Bearings, Inch dimesions & custom designs available


TPI - Taiwan

Ball Screw Support Bearings, Precision Angular Contact Ball Bearings


NKE - Austria

Single Row Angular Contact Ball Bearings, Double Row Angular Contact Ball Bearings, Four Point Angular Contact Ball Bearings


SMT - Japan

Double Row Angular Contact Ball Bearings, Engineered Specials