Anti-Vibration Products

Anti-Vibration Products

Above is a selection of the metal / rubber anti-vibration mounts that we supply, ranging from small to large bumpers and buffers through to cone mounts and heavy duty machine mounts. More types can be seen on our website here.

Many of these products are available to buy from our online shop.

We can supply a number of sizes of Male-Male Buffers in stainless steel (part number MMSS). And also Female-Female Buffers (part number FFSS).

If you cannot see what you are looking for on our website please email a drawing or a photograph with dimensions.

Fork Truck Mast Bearings

We have over 25 years experience of making and supplying fork truck mast bearings and carriage bearings. We hold extensive stocks for all the popular makes of fork trucks, including Linde, Nissan, Toyota, Clark, Komatsu etc. We also supply the Chain Roller bearings which carry the mast chain on fork trucks.

If required, we can make specials or we can modify bearings. And we can often solve problems for users of older machines when parts are no longer available.

We can identify bearings from dimensions alone. Please use our ‘drawing index’ to identify the style of your bearing or email photos along with the dimensions. Tell us the inner diameter, outer diameter and width (in millimetres). More information is available on our ‘guide to identification‘ webpage.

Or you can use our online mast bearing database to search for the correct bearing.

So please talk to us about any mast bearing, carriage bearing or chain guide roller that you require.

Euro-Vee Bearings



Our Euro-Vee Bearings are available in 4 sizes which can take radial loads from 100kg up to 800kg. A cost effective linear sliding system can be built using our corresponding T Rail and Euro-Vee Bushings for applications requiring either vertical or horizontal movement.

The bearings are sealed and lubricated for life and so will tolerate being used in dirty environments. The Vee Bushings are used to mount these bearings. We have both concentric and eccentric bushings on stock, in both imperial and metric sizes.

A typical system would use a pair of rails with a minimum of four bearings acting as wheels for a carriage. Half the number of bearings would be mounted on the concentric bushings and the other half mounted on the eccentric type. All the bearings are held in position on their bushings by a bolt fixed through the centre of the bushing. By rotating the eccentric bushings it is possible to tighten the bearings onto (or off) the track. The eccentric bushings have a hex head so that they can be rotated with a spanner before their fixing bolts are tightened back up. The system should be designed so that the main loads are taken by the bearings on the concentric bushings.

The T Rail can either be drilled and bolted down (to a square edge) or it can be welded into position. The body of the rail is soft so it can be easily drilled. The top edge of the rail (where the bearing runs) is induction hardened and polished.

It is also worthing knowing that our Euro-Vee Bearings can be run on round (hardened and ground) linear shaft.

Example applications include:

  • packaging machinery
  • laboratory automation
  • woodworking machinery
  • vending machines
  • sliding doors (eg machine tool doors)

Our Euro-Vee Bearings are also available in stainless steel.

Combined Roller Bearings

Our Combined Roller Bearings consist of a radial bearing, an axial (face) bearing and a weldable hub. The main radial bearing can take very high loads and the axial roller takes side loads and prevents the bearing from crabbing in the channel. Used in conjunction with their mating steel channel it is possible to design and build a heavy duty linear sliding system, for either horizontal or vertical motion. More complicated systems can be built using the bearings and channel to create telescopic and cantilevered solutions. We can help you to select the correct size for your application. Our bearings range in size from an outer diameter of 52.5mm all the way up to 390mm (Jumbo CR range).

The hub of the bearing is weldable so that the bearing can either be welded directly to a structure or to a mounting plate. We keep the standard mounting plates on stock and we can supply the bearing welded to its plate. The standard mounting plates have both threaded holes and thru holes so that the plate can be fixed from the front or the back. We can fabricate bespoke mounting plates to your design.

We also offer a range of combined roller bearings that a have an eccentric adjustable face roller. The height of the face roller can be varied by removing the front face plate and rotating the shaft of the axial bearing, the ends of which are splined. More information on our website here: Eccentric Adjustable CR Bearings

If your application does not require the axial (face) roller then you could use our Radial Bearings which offer all the advantages of our Combined Roller Bearings and are designed to run in the same steel channels.

What are Tolerance Rings used for?

Tolerance Ring AN BN Euro-Bearings UK

A Tolerance Ring is a corrugated metal strip which is used to act between two cylindrical objects to create an interference fit. The corrugations act like springs, fastening the two objects together. They can also be used for torque control and can provide overload protection using torque slip.

They fall into the general category of friction fasteners. They are made from spring steel or stainless steel.

There are two different types of tolerance ring. Our AN type are used to hold an object into a housing. Our BN type is used to hold an object onto a shaft. If for example the object is a bearing then you would use the AN type on the outer diameter and you would use the BN type in the bore.

The use of a tolerance ring can reduce assembly times, permit larger machining tolerances and can compensate for misalignment and thermal expansion between components. A tolerance ring also allows for disassembly.

Typical applications include:

  • mounting of bearings
  • pulley to shaft connections
  • fan to shaft connections
  • mounting knobs
  • mounting stators in electric motors
  • mounting magnets
  • refurbishment of housings
  • torque control

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