What are double row tapered roller bearings and where are they used?

Double row tapered roller bearings have one row of rollers which sit between a tapered inner and outer raceway. Their tapered contact angle allows them to support both radial and axial thrust loads simultaneously.

The two rows of tapered rollers give the bearing an outstanding load capacity, making these bearings one of the most robust.

These bearings have a low friction design, which reduces the running temperature of the bearing, increasing efficiency and prolonging the life of the bearing.

Where are double row tapered roller bearings used?

Double row tapered roller bearings are commonly used in gearboxes, rolling mills and hoisting equipment, particularly in the mining and quarrying industry.   

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