Tapped Base Pillow Blocks

Tapped Base Pillow BlocksTapped base pillow block mounted bearing units are designed for radial loads acting in the direction of the support surface. The primary feature of these units is their narrow overall width. All units have the ability to be adjusted for static misalignment which helps the bearings run cooler.

Components of a typical Tapped Base Pillow Block Bearing

Standard tapped base pillow block bearings from AST Bearings are made of the following components:

  • Cast Iron Housing
  • Grease Nipple
  • Precision ball bearing with extended inner ring, rubber seals and metal slinger

Other variations are available such as: type of shaft locking mechanism, stainless steel, thermoplastic and nickel plated housings.

Tapped Base Housings - Inch and Metric

  • Inch Series - TB Inch Series:
    • Inch Dimensions
    • 1/2" to 1-15/16" Shaft Diameters
  • Metric Series - TB Metric Series:
    • Metric Dimensions
    • 12 mm to 50 mm Shaft Diameters

Standard Pillow Block Bearings from AST Bearings

The TB Series is featured in our interactive online catalog. However, other series in inch and metric dimensions are available including: eccentric locking collar type and set screw locking type. These units can be cross referenced with products offered from Dodge, Sealmaster and FYH.

How to Select and Order Tapped Base Pillow Blocks

If you need help in selecting the best products for your particular application, please remember that design engineering and application assistance are available from AST as part of our value-added services designed to make your job easier.

Click here to go to our online catalog and product specifier for 3-bolt flanges including free 3D CAD model downloads.

  Tapped Base Pillow Blocks Catalog & CAD Library

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