Journal Bearings

Bearings Plus journal bearings are designed to specific operating conditions for optimum performance.

With fixed profile and tilt pad designs, including the compact Flexure Pivot® tilt pad, Bearings Plus can replace or upgrade original bearings to improve the stability, reliability and service life of your rotating equipment.

Combination journal/thrust bearings are available in various configurations for applications with limited axial space.

Multi-lobe sleeve bearing

Sleeve Bearings

Sleeve bearings are a simple and economical design with wide application in rotating machinery. Several lobe configurations are available depending on operating conditions.

Ball and socket tilt pad journal bearing from Bearings Plus

Tilt Pad Bearings

Tilt pad journal bearings provide an inherently stable design. Bearings Plus provides several pad pivot types and geometries to optimize machine performance.

Flexure Pivot tilt pad journal bearing

Flexure Pivot® Tilt Pad Bearings

Flexure Pivot tilt pad journal bearings achieve high stability while eliminating pivot wear, high contact stresses and pad flutter than can affect conventional tilt pad designs.

Bearing Repairs

Bearings Plus provides complete replacements, repair and rebabbitting for tilt pad and fixed profile bearings, all backed by robust quality inspections.

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Bearing Upgrades

Bearings Plus provides custom-engineered bearing upgrades, often as a drop-in retrofit, to address system stability, vibrations, re-rates, bearing temperatures and more.

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Rotordynamic Analysis

Rotordynamic analysis evaluates bearing and seal characteristics simultaneously to better understand the independent effect of each component, optimizing performance for the application.

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