Medical Bearings

Medical devices and applications play a vital part in the health and safety of people across the globe. New medical equipment is designed to provide faster and safer care for patients. Cutting-edge devices and tools require quality parts in order to provide for people in need of medical attention.

Specialty healthcare bearings keep medical equipment operating effectively and efficiently for healthcare professionals and their patients. Ritbearing partners with different manufacturers to provide a variety of bearing supplies for medical companies. Learn more about how Ritbearing's selection of healthcare bearings can benefit both your applications and your patients.

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Ritbearing can help you choose the best bearing option for you medical applications. Contact us online and our team of experts can work with you to find the right bearing product or custom engineer a new option for your organization. If you already know what type of healthcare bearings you need, submit your information online for a quote.


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A healthcare application utilizing specialty bearings made for the medical industry.

Different medical applications have specific needs. Ritbearing provides businesses with multiple bearing supply options for their healthcare devices and other machinery. Our selection of bearing supplies includes:

Crossed Roller Bearings

  • Operate with a high level of rotational accuracy
  • Can accept inner or outer ring rotation
  • Loads from a multitude of directions are accepted

Needle Roller Bearings

  • High load carrying capability
  • Full complement and caged versions are available
  • Variety of sizes available to meet small radial cross section applications
  • Options include Cam Follower, Roller Follower and traditional needle roller design
  • Available in chrome steel and stainless steel


  • Resistant to rust
  • Can handle applications without the use of grease or oil
  • Resist chemical changes
  • Do not conduct electricity

Radial Ball Bearings

  • Operate well in contaminated environments
  • Require little service or maintenance
  • Several greasing options available
  • Capable of operating at high speeds
  • Material options are available including stainless steel

Slewing Ring Bearings

  • Ideal for large load carrying requirements
  • Multitude of design options are available
  • Wire race bearings are ideal for lightweight needs

Spherical Plain Bearings

  • Suited for oscillating movement
  • Can handle some misalignment
  • Ability to carry radial loads
  • Design options include plain bearings, rod ends and bushings

Thin Section Bearings

  • Compact design for tight space constraints
  • Several cross sections and sizes available
  • High stiffness
  • Short development times

Thrust Ball Bearings

  • Axial load carrying capability
  • Not ideal for radial load applications
  • Single or double direction versions are available

Medical equipment may need quality bearing supplies to operate effectively, but not all devices and tools have the same requirements. Ritbearing supplies medical companies with different types of bearings to meet the needs of their healthcare applications. These applications include:

X-Ray Machines

  • Thin section ball bearings

MRI Machines

  • Radial ball bearings

Remote Clinician Robot Devices

  • Thin section ball bearings

Breast Imaging Machines

  • Thin section ball bearings

Dental Imaging Machines

  • Radial ball bearings

Ritbearing partners with manufacturers to provide businesses with high-quality bearings for various applications. Here are the manufacturers we work with to bring medical organizations the best bearing solutions for healthcare applications:


Iraundi - Spain

  • Crossed roller bearings
  • Slewing ring bearings

JNS - Japan

  • Needle roller bearings

RCBD - China

  • Miniature ball bearings
  • Radial ball bearings
  • Spherical plain bearings
  • Stainless steel bearings

SMT - Japan

  • Engineered specials
  • Radial ball bearings
  • Stainless steel bearings


  • Engineered specials
  • Thin section bearings

ORS - Turkey

  • Radial ball bearings

Kashima - Japan

  • Plastic bearings
  • Radial, thrust, and angular contact bearings
  • Self-aligning, miniature, plain, and custom types available