Phone: 513.942.8800

Custom & Standard Tapered Roller Thrust Bearings

Since 1943, ART Metals Group has been designing and manufacturing quality engineered thrust bearings. We provide quality and economical thrust bearings solutions for the automotive, truck, trailer, RV, agricultural, industrial, appliance, mining and solar energy industries. We also take custom applications from idea through prototype to production runs. Our ability to manufacture tapered roller thrust bearings from concept, through design, manufacture and assembly is second to none. Since 1943, ART Metals Group improvement in design, tooling, and manufacturing in the assembly process is the reason we can make this statement. Our bearings are made in the USA quality, with globally competitive pricing.

We work to provide the best taper roller thrust bearings in the business by carefully planning, engineering, producing and quality checking our products. ART's staff has decades of experience in the bearing business and will work hard to produce a quality bearing for your application.

ART Metals Group offers in-house dynamic load bearing testing verifying thrust bearing meet industry & customer requirements.

Quality and customer satisfaction are our priorities. By utilizing highly innovative engineering and production techniques, quality tooling and machine design capability, state of the art CAD design and layout, extensive material savings, quick die-change expertise, and process automation, Has enabled ART Metals Group to remain on the forefront of bearing production without sacrificing quality.

ART Metals Group. offers sealed tapered roller thrust bearings.

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Custom & Standard Tapered Roller Thrust Bearings Capabilities

Tapered Roller Thrust Bearing Specifications

Types of Tapered Roller Bearings
  • Sealed Tapered Roller Thrust Bearings
  • Un-Sealed Tapered Roller Thrust Bearings
  • Heavy-load Capacity
  • Error-proofing devices
  • Customized technologies
Finishing & Secondary Services
  • Heat Treat
  • Deburring
  • Plating
  • Plastic Components
  • Screw Machine Components
  • Tooling (as well as in house)
  • Welding/brazing
  • Powder Coating

Stamping & Tool Room Equipment

Press Equipment
  • 800 Ton Ravne Straight Side Mechanical Press
  • (2) 800 Ton - Minster Embossing Knuckle Mechanical Press
  • (2) 600 Ton - Minster Embossing Knuckle Mechanical Press
  • 400 Ton Minster Straight Side Mechanical Press
  • 200 Ton Minster Straight Side Mechanical
  • (2) 150 Ton Stamtec Mechanical Presses
  • 100 Ton Minster Knuckle Mechanical Press
  • 75 Ton Minster Knuckle Mechanical Press
  • 60 Ton Minster Straight Side Mechanical Press
  • (2) 45 Ton Stamtec Mechanical Presses
Assembly Equipment
  • 2 Automatic assembly machines
  • 2 Automatic welding machines
  • 5 Semi-automatic assembly machines
  • 2 Semi-automatic welding machines
  • 4 Hand assembly machines
Tool Room Equipment
  • Ibarmia Heavy Duty Round Column Geared Drill Press Model B35
  • Ibarmia Heavy Duty Round Column Geared Drill Press Model BX35
  • Bridgeport Vertical Milling Machines
  • Mazak Quick Turn 30
  • 15" x 54" Regal Engine Lathe
  • Two Surface Grinders 6' x 36"
  • Two Surface Grinders 4" x 8"
  • Gallmeyer and Livingston Surface Grinder 12" x 36"
  • Johansson Radial Drill 24" x 36"
  • Fosdick Radial Drill 24" x 36"
  • Cazeneuve Engine Lathe
  • Do-All Band Saw 20"
  • Do-All Cut Off Saw 20"
  • 30 Ton Hydraulic Press
  • Moore Jig Bore #4
  • Prototrak CNC Vertical Mill
  • Fryer CNC Machining Center

Quality Control Equipment & Certifications

Quality Certifications
IATF 16949 & ISO 9001 Certified
Quality Control Equipment
Mitutoyo CMM machine

Dynamic Load, N.C. Test Machines:
  • (4) 15,000 Lb load capacity
  • 50,000 Lb load capacity
  • (16) Programmable test parameters available
  • Simulated bearing supports available
Quality Control Processes
  • Capability Studies
  • IATF 16949 Quality System
  • In-process Control Plans
  • Mitutoyo CMM machine
  • Hardness Testing
  • Surfometer-Check Surface Finishes
  • Non-Contact Vision Measuring System

Industries & End Users

Automotive End Users
  • Toyota
  • Ford
  • General Motors
  • Nissan
  • Honda
  • Mazda
  • Land Rover
  • Peugeot
  • Opel
  • Jaguar
  • Chrysler
  • Renault
Industries Served
  • Automotive (Truck, Bus, Trailer, Recreational Vehicles)
  • Agricultural
  • Industrial
  • Appliance
  • Custom applications
  • Medical