Thin Section Bearings

Thin section bearings are a good solution for many modern product plans which require compact design and minimal weight. Focus Bearing is able to accommodate the shorter development time involved in the fast-paced nature of products implementing thin section bearings while maintaining a high level of quality and performance.

The thin section bearings supplied by Focus Bearing have a small cross section, multi-load capabilities, light weight and high stiffness.

Focus Bearing has partnered with KAYDON Bearings, to provide the thin section bearings you need for your project.



● Several variations of cross sections and sizes available

● Cages include nylon segmented, nylon snap over, brass and phenolic

● Produced with 100% domestic components

● Production is volume sensitive and efficient, ensuring a competitive market price

● Lead times, on most standard sizes, average 6-8 weeks from order date


● Production capability up to 20"

● All popular sized cross sections manufactured – 3/16", 1/4", 5/16", 3/8", 1/2"

● Radial – C Type

● Angular – A Type

● 4-Point – X-Type

● RT Turntable Bearings are now available

● Standard product produced to ABEC 1 precision class. Also available in ABEC 3 precision class

● Standard steel material offered is 52100. Product also offered as M-50 and 440C stainless

● Standard rolling element offered as 10 ASI 52100 steel balls

● Product also available in 440C stainless steel and silicone nitride (ceramic)

● Seals available in Buna N rubber, stainless steel shields and glass reinforced PTFE seals

● Engineered specials offered with thin dense chrome plating

Thin section bearings can be used in a number of applications across many industries, including:

● Food Processing

● Medical

● Machine Tool

● Satellite

● Packaging

● Robotics

● Military Turrets

● Material Handling

● Textile Machinery

● Optical Equipment