Tapered Bearings

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BCA has been an OE supplier for over 100 years, and is the acknowledged leader in providing category expertise, engineering excellence, and a comprehensive line of quality products. Products that include superior Tapered Roller Bearings, which are engineered to manage thrust and radial loads on shafts that rotate, and in housings.

Types of Tapered Roller Bearings Include:

  • Single Row Tapered Roller Bearings
  • Double Row Tapered Roller Bearings
  • Four Row Tapered Roller Bearings

Tapered Roller Bearings Are Comprised of Four Interdependent Components:

  • Core/inner ring
  • Cup/outer ring
  • Tapered rollers/rolling elements
  • Cage/roller container

General Characteristics of Four Row Tapered Roller Bearings:

(ALWAYS refer to, and follow vehicle and product specifications)

  • Provide maximum capacity, in minimum space
  • Unite essential high-load, radial/thrust capacity, and direct/indirect mounting variables of tapered roller bearings


When Installing Tapered Roller Bearings:

(ALWAYS refer to and follow vehicle and product specifications)

  • Over-tightening the adjustment nut may reduce the life of the bearing
  • Under-tightening leads to excessive endplay
  • For Single Row Tapered Bearings, always mount it opposite another bearing of the same type


General Applications for Tapered Roller Bearings:

(ALWAYS refer to and follow vehicle and product specifications)

  • Generally used in lower speed, high load applications
  • BCA OE quality replacement parts are your smart, reliable solutions for Tapered Roller Bearings installations

General Characteristics of Single Row Tapered Roller Bearings:

(ALWAYS refer to, and follow vehicle and product specifications)

  • Most basic type of tapered roller bearing
  • Most commonly used type of tapered roller bearing
  • Comprised of cone assembly and cup

General Characteristics of Double Row Tapered Roller Bearings:

(ALWAYS refer to, and follow vehicle and product specifications)

  • Consist of double cups and two single cones
  • Can carry heavy loads

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