Ball Bearings include variations such as linear, doublerow, spindle, angular contact, deep groove or miniature bearings.  These bearings are used in virtually all types of electric motors because they provide a smooth, low friction motion.  Special tip when inquiring about ball bearings would be to know the outside diameter, overall width and the bore size of your application. Apex can provide you with the leading manufacturers bearings to get this job done.

Mounted Bearings are included in pillow blocks and flange housings whereas Unmounted Bearings are stand alone bearings that are used in various components including motors and reducers.  Special tip when inquiring about these bearings would include bore size, flange or pillow block housing and number of bolt holes for your application. Apex's extensive list of suppliers will enable you to get the bearing you need on-time.

Roller Bearings include cylindrical, tapered, thrust, needle and spherical bearings.  These bearings are used in a variety of applications including power generations, mining, gear drives, reduction units, transmissions and conveyor equipment.  Special tip when inquiring about these bearings would be to know the desired life cycle and then determine which bearings basic dynamic load rating can meet that requirement. Apex's close relationship with manufacturers can provide you these bearings within 24 hours so that your company won't lose valuable production time

The most basic bearing technology includes both plain and sleeve bearings.   Unlike their counterparts they work using a sliding action instead of the standard rolling action of a ball, needle or roller bearing.  This bearing technology is appropriate for a wide range of applications including automotive equipment, food processing machinery and packaging equipment.  One of the benefits with this type of bearing is that they can be used in various temperature extremes, corrosive applications, submersible applications and limited shaft movement applications.  Special tip when inquiring about these bearings should be housing type and shaft diameter of your application.

Our expert staff with over 50 combined years of experience can help trouble shoot your special bearing needs.  Contact APEX today for assistance in choosing your special order!  Call 1-866-924-2808 or email





Bearings, Bushings, Sheaves, Clutches & Brakes, Conveyor Pulleys & Couplings

For more than 120 years, Baldor•Dodge has been one of the leading suppliers of power transmission products and system components in the world. Today we utilize our global resources to ensure that bearing users throughout the world have access to the highest quality and best selection of mounted bearings in the industry.    



Mounted Bearings, Tapered Bearings, Spherical Bearings, Ball Bearings, Cylindrical Bearings & Needle Bearings

NTN manufacture and supply the most comprehensive range of bearings, constant velocity joints, and other precision industrial and automotive equipment to meet a variety of applications, across a variety of industries. As the world’s third largest bearing manufacturer, we have over 68 plants worldwide and nearly 100 years of premium quality to our name.


Mounted Bearings, Speed Reducers, Couplings, Gears, Chain, Sheaves & Bushings

Founded in 1886, Browning is the world leader in V-belt drives. They also offer a broad spectrum of power transmission products such as gearing, bearings, and other drive components.


Super Precision Bearings, Radial Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings, Specific Applications 

The Nachi bearings business started out by using the superior materials made by our own company, and by applying expertise in cutting and heat treatment acquired from our experience with cutting-tool manufacturing. As a result, you get high speed and high precision bearings that are durable and compact. Benefitting from our continually advancing technology, these parts are at work in automobiles, industrial machinery, and equipment in various other sectors. Everywhere you look, our Nachi bearings contribute to better reliability.

Bearings, Cam Follower Bearings, Needle Bearings & Spherical Roller Bearings 

MCGILL and unmounted bearing brands have each acquired more than 100 years of bearing industry experience. McGill®provides solutions to a wide variety of industrial applications. The branded products include: CAMROL®, TRAKROL®, CAGEROL®, GUIDEROL® and SPHERE-ROL® bearings.