Bearing housings

Bearing housings gives support to your bearings to protect from contaminants while keeping in lubricant, whilst offering support to the bearings and the potential to house monitoring equipment.

When coupled with the appropriate bearing, bearing housings form economic, interchangeable units which are easy to mount and maintain.

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What options are available on bearing housings?

Bearing housings are assemblies which are designed to be easy to install, whilst protecting the bearing, extending its operating life.

They are available in a wide range of imperial and metric bore sizes, with designs such as split pillow blocks, solid blocks, flanged housings and two bearing housings. Split housings are also available in applications where ease of assembly and maintenance is essential.

Bearing housings are supplied in cast iron as standard, but corrosion resistant stainless steel and thermoplastic are also available.


Applications of bearing housings

Typically, bearings housings are available for applications which need to withstand high loading conditions or contaminated environments. These applications include:

  • Agricultural machinery

  • Conveyor belt assemblies

  • Large rollers

  • Food and beverage packaging

  • Pharmaceutical industries


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At ACORN industrial services, our offerings extend beyond just bearing housings. We also offer other types of bearings including:

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Bearing housing FAQs

What is bearing housing?

Bearing housings are a collection of modules designed to make it easy to install bearings and shafts, while protecting bearings, extending their operating life and simplifying maintenance.

What is the best material for bearing housing?

The best material for bearing housing is usually cast iron, but can be manufactured from a stronger ductile steel or solid steel commonly used in heavy-duty applications

How do I choose a bearing housing?

Choosing a bearing housing involves considering a lot of factors, such as the type of load, the rotation of the inner or outer rings, and how easy it is to install and uninstall.