Insert bearing is a single row deep groove ball bearing with convex sphered outside diameter and has an extended inner ring which is locked to the shaft with two set-screws equipped on the inner ring. Insert bearings are used as self-contained bearing for cast iron and rubber housing units. Insert bearings are identified by prefix UC, YAR
Pillow Block Units are the most popular type of bearing units. Prelubricated and ready for immediate installation on the shaft. Pillow block units are identified by prefix UCP, UKP, CUCP, UDP, UCIP, UCPH, UCPA, UCEP, UCRP, BPP
Four-bolt Square Flange units i.e square housing configuration permits easy mounting of the units on sides of the machine structure perpendicular to the shaft axis. Four bolt Square Flange units are identified by prefix UCF, UCFC, UCFS, CUCFC
Two-Bolt Flange units are oval shaped housing designed to be fixed to the shaft by two fixing bolts. This type of flange units minimizes space requirement for mounting and provides easy mounting to the machine structure. Two-Bolt Flange units are identified by prefix UCFL, CUCFL.
Take-up units are used for various types of conveyors which require free adjustment of the shaft center. Take-up units are identified by prefix UCT, CUCT Housing of various other types such as Flange units with spigot-joint, Adjustable Flange-units, Three-bolt Flange Bracket Units, Take-up units with Frame, Cartridge Units, Hanger Bearing Units are also available for various industrial applications.
Prominent brands such as NTN, SKF, ASAHI, FYH are involved in manufacture of Insert bearings and various housing units.