New SFERAX Linear Ball Bearing Comes in 100 Chromium-6 Steel Housing

Press Release Summary:

  • Features hardened to 63 HRC, brass ball tray, and precision 100 Chromium-6 steel balls
  • Developed to support a linear bearing under high loads and high radial torques
  • Approved for wide temperature use, -30° to +200°C (without seals)

Original Press Release:

SCHNEEBERGER Announces SFERAX Type H.L. Linear Ball Bearing

WOBURN, MASS., (March 8, 2021) — SCHNEEBERGER® Inc. has announced the availability of the new SFERAX Type H.L. linear ball bearing — featuring high-quality engineering at a competitive value point.

Developed to support a linear bearing under high loads and high radial torques, the new SFERAX Type H.L. linear ball bearing is ideal for uses ranging from peripheral devices to assembly machinery to injection molds, as well vertical applications such as vertical presses — and more.

The SFERAX Type H.L. features a 100 Chromium-6 steel housing, hardened to 63 HRC, ground (lapped for quality grade A), a brass ball tray, and precision 100 Chromium-6 steel balls. The SFERAX Type H.L. is approved for wide temperature use, -30° to +200°C (without seals). Its three external grooves make mounting easy.

The SFERAX Type H.L. linear ball bearing is available in a variety of precision grades, including B.A./Medium Improved, A/Good, XA, and Z.A. It is offered for use with a wide variety of seals and shaft tolerances, and fits.

The new SFERAX HL linear ball bearing is immediately available. For more information, call SCHNEEBERGER, the exclusive representative for SFERAX in the U.S., at 1-800-854-6333. Or visit SFEREX on the web at

Founded in Switzerland in 1923, SCHNEEBERGER manufactures high precision linear guideways, including ball, needle, and cross-roller bearings, miniature guideways, ball and roller Monorail guideways with integrated linear encoder options and has also become a world-class supplier of multi-axis, linear motion systems to the Semiconductor, Flat Panel, Metrology, Electronics, and Life Science industries. Vertical integration of Mineral cast technology, providing superior damping characteristics compared to traditional granite base and gantry structures, has enabled SCHNEEBERGER to produce platforms that meet customer performance specifications that were previously unachievable.

SFERAX S.A., a family company based in Cortaillod, Switzerland, is world-renowned as a manufacturer of linear ball bearings, ball bearings, and shafts, providing the highest quality products at truly competitive prices. For more information, on the web, visit

Media contact: John Skaltsas, 781-271-0140 x 242

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