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Some loading scenarios may require bearings that sustain both thrust and radial loads. Our bearings for combined loads are custom designed for each application. Polycrystalline Diamond bearings can be manufactured by US Synthetic Bearings to meet these requirements.Combination Bearings
Our engineering team works with each customer to develop the best material specification for each application. Considerations such as load requirements, method of bearing retention, process fluid abrasives and fluid flow characteristics all play into the bearing ring steel grade specification.
The majority of PCD bearing applications are satisfied using 17-4 PH 1150 stainless steel. This material exhibits good machinability, maintained hardness during the braze heating cycle and is corrosion resistant. Other steel grade options are available.