plummer block


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plummer block

(ˈplʌmə)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) another name for pillow block
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Housing are available in many sizes, and generally fall into five standard categories: split plummer (or pillow) block housings, non-split plummer block housings, flanged housings, take-up housings and two bearing housings.
The company's bearing toolkit typically combines self-aligning bearings with plummer block housings and specialized seals to help manage heat.
Traditional plummer block mounted solid spherical roller bearings are able to accommodate small degrees of shaft misalignment thanks to their internal geometry; the spherical profile of the rolling elements and raceway enables the bearing to accept some misalignment of the shaft.