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BEARINGS BY TYPE

THIN SECTION Bearings

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Bearings for Difficult to Reach and Tight Spaces

Schatz supplies radial, angular contact, and four point contact designs. Thin section bearings can be used in the following applications:
  • Aerospace and defense
  • Automation and robotics
  • Semiconductor manufacturing equipment
  • Medical equipment
  • Machine tools
  • Rotary and indexing tables
  • Optical equipment
  • Radar, satellite, spacecraft, and general space exploration
We supply eight different series of products. The precision bearings within each series are available in A, C, and X Types.

PRODUCT PARTS AND SPECIFICATIONS

STA Series

  • 0.025” x 45° OD Chamfer
  • 0.250” Cross-Section
  • 2” to 12” Bore
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STB Series

  • 0.040” x 45° OD Chamfer
  • 0.3125” Cross-Section
  • 2” to 12” Bore
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STC Series

  • 0.040” x 45° OD Chamfer
  • 0.375” Cross-Section
  • 4” to 12” Bore
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STD Series

  • 0.060” x 45° OD Chamfer
  • 0.500” Cross-Section
  • 4” to 12” Bore
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STF Series

  • 0.080” x 45° OD Chamfer
  • 0.750” Cross-Section
  • 4” to 12 Bore
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STG Series

  • 0.080” x 45° OD Chamfer
  • 1.000” Cross-Section
  • 4” to 12” Bore
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STJ Series

  • 0.015” x 45° OD Chamfer
  • 0.437” Cross-Section
  • 4” to 12 Bore
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STU Series

  • 0.015” x 45° OD Chamfer
  • 0.500” Cross-Section
  • 4” to 12” Bore
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Features

  • ABEC 1F, 3F, 5F, or 7F tolerances
  • Bearing bores up to 12”
  • Cross sections: 3/16”, 1/4”, 5/16”, 3/8”, 1/2”, 5/8”, 3/4”, and 1”
  • Duplexed pairs: back-to-back, face-to-face, tandem
  • Materials: 52100 high carbon steel, 440C stainless steel
  • Coatings: black oxide, TDC, zinc nickel-plated, cadmium plated
  • Sealed versions incorporate Buna-N molded seals
  • Strict preload control, variety of lubricants and cage designs

RESOURCES

Technical Information

ABEC precision tables and options for materials, closure, retainers/separators, and lubrication.

Bearing Life Calculations

Capacity and fatigue life of ball bearings plus life adjustment factors.