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QA1 Releases Increased Load/High Wear GEZ Series Spherical Bearings

November 25, 2014

Ideally suited for high wear and increased load applications in industrial markets, QA1’s GEZ Series fractured race spherical bearings are manufactured using 52100 bearing steel for both the race and the ball. The hardened steel outer race is fractured to allow the ball to be inserted. This design results in improved wear characteristics, better ball-to-race conformity, smoother operation and higher load capacity.

“With this new style, we’re able to grow QA1’s already expansive line of spherical bearings,” says Jeff Diaz, QA1’s Industrial Product Manager. “What really sets the GEZ Series apart is the quality and strength of the 52100 bearing steel, which allows this series to not just handle the high load and high wear applications but to excel at them.”

Both the ball and the race of this spherical bearing are protective coated for corrosion resistance. A sealed version is also available to keep grease in and debris out.