Flanged bushings are bearings with a “flange” or “shoulder” on one end. These components help to improve efficiency and reduce vibrations as well as noise in machines consisting of rotating or sliding shafts.
Flanged bushings are used to assist in the mounting or alignment of bearings, as well as during the installation of a bearing. Flanged bushings are also often found in light-duty and high-industrial applications.
Benefits of flanged bushings
Some of the benefits of flanged bushings include:
Shaft assembly can slide freely within the bearings
Regular maintenance is not required (e.g. grease or oil)
These components provide a load-bearing surface for other components
Applications of flanged bushings
Flanged bushings can be found across a variety of applications, including: