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Plummer Blocks

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NSK Plummer Blocks are available with a variety of end covers and special seal options to ensure effective sealing.

With a facility for easy mounting and dismounting of pre-assembled shafts, these products are manufactured in NSK Japanese and RHP European styles. 

FAQ – Learn more about our Bearing Units:

Q: What’s the difference between plummer blocks and pillow blocks:

A: Both use different types of bearings but with a similar design. The application of both types is to mount a bearing safely, enabling its outer ring to be stationary while allowing rotation of the inner ring. 

Plummer blocks are used to transfer high power and support heavy industrial loads.

Pillow blocks are used in mechanical power transmission systems to support shafts and couplings; they are for lightweight usage.
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Q: Which bearings are used in plummer blocks:

A: Used with self-aligning ball bearings or high-capacity spherical roller bearings, the plummer bocks are manufactured from high-strength cast iron grade 200 as standard.


Q: How are plummer blocks lubricated?

A: Multi relubrication points are provided to ensure re-lubrication of the bearing depending on orientation. Used with grease lubrication, the housings have a re-lubrication facility.
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Q: Which seal for which application?

A: NSK offers a range of sealing options including V-ring seals, labyrinth seals or heavy-duty taconite seals.
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Further product Features and Benefits of NSK Plummer Blocks:

  • Split plummer block design allows for easy mounting and dismounting.
  • Case end covers available.
  • Housing are supplied with locating rings in order to provide axial location. Those can be ommitted for "free end" axial front.
    More information about Typical Arrangements >>


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Catalogues - Bearing Units