Thin-walled plain bearings are used in large engines such as combustion engines and reciprocating compressors. They are used as main bearings, connecting rod bearings and camshaft bearings. Due to the small wall thickness of their steel supporting shell special requirements of the manufacturing process are demanded.
|Bearing shells (split)|
|Bearing bush (non split)|
|With and without collar (single / double sided)|
|Steel – white metal (babbitt)|
|Steel – bronze|
|Steel – bronze – white metal (babbitt)|
|Steel – bronze – nickel barrier dam – White metal (babbitt) – zinc (galvanizing bearing)|