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Technical Toolbox

The Emerson Bearing Technical Toolbox is your portal to a library full of charts, guides, posters and helpful ebooks about bearings in all forms. Whether you’re looking for information about interchanges, would like to download vendor catalogs, or simply download some of our marketing posters, this is the place to do it.

Technical Definitions and Conversion Charts
  1. PDFInch>Decimal>Metric Conversion Chart (PDF - 270KB)
  2. PDFShaft and housing fits for electric motor style bearings (PDF - 446KB)
  3. PDFBarden Company engineering data for super precision bearings (PDF - 633KB)
  4. PDFClassification and Characteristics of Rolling Bearings (PDF - 1.82MB)
  5. PDFComparison of the load carrying ability of different types of bearings (PDF - 69KB)
  6. PDFInterchanges (PDF - 1.73MB)
  7. PDFHow a Ball Bearing is made (PDF - 118KB)
  8. PDFEmerson Guide to Bearing Nomenclature  (PDF - 4.33MB) 

Technical Definitions and Conversion Charts

Our conversion charts and technical definitions are printable, downloadable and provide the details you’ll need to choose the right precision bearing for your application.

Bearing Failure Analysis

The accurate diagnosis of a bearing failure is imperative to prevent repeated failures and their additional expenses. While performing failure analysis is commonly left to outside vendors, the actual collecting of information can make a great difference in correctly diagnosing a bearing failure.

Vendor Catalogs

We carry precision bearings from a number of excellent vendors. Simply download any one of the bearing vendor catalogs here to find the right product and product line. Choose from a range of precision ball bearings, mounted units, linear motion bearings and more.


Emerson Bearing is happy to provide bearing unit interchange tables for the products we sell. You can download tables for almost any product or application. Contact us (link to contact page) with any questions!

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