Bearings by Application

Bearing Solutions for Success

KMS Plastic & 316 Stainless Bearings are used when conventional steel bearings fail to meet your expectations or requirements for success. Our bearings provide an opportunity to solve many of today’s design challenges through the flexibility of polymer & 316 stainless materials combined with fastener technologies.

Below are a few examples of current applications that utilize the features and benefits of a KMS Bearing. If you are looking for a custom bearing for a unique application, please fill out our Application Review form and we will get back to you with a customized bearing solution.

For a more extensive list of applications, please visit Custom Bearing Showcase.


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Plastic Vs Steel

Lubrication Free: Steel bearings require lubrication to reduce friction, dissipate heat and prevent corrosion. Due to the design of plastic ball bearings, there is no metal to metal contact, which results in less friction. Many times the liquids the bearings are running in can dissipate heat and act as the lubricant.

Read all the benefits of Plastic vs Steel Bearings