Kingsbury Bearing Model


Kingsbury Bearing Model, #209

This plastic facsimile of a Kingsbury fluid-film thrust bearing allows for convenient classroom instruction in the design, maintenance, and application of this fundamental bearing type.

Cast from actual Kingsbury components in urethane plastic, the bearing is encased in a clear acrylic, horizontally split housing, allowing for convenient viewing during disassembly and assembly.

Available from stock, this device will enhance any course addressing thrust bearings, large pumps, turbines, and gear reducers.


  • Clear acrylic, horizontally split housing.
  • Aluminum shaft with clear acrylic thrust disk.
  • Completely detailed bearing with retaining screws, tilting shoes, leveling plates, base rings, and anti-rotational keys.
  • Color coding of component groups.
  • Overall weight of 5 lbs.
  • Overall size of 6" x 6" x 8" .
  • Packaging for shipping via UPS.


209-001 Sample Kingsbury bearing tilting pad, from 11" diameter bearing (see sample).
070-4508-3 Video titled, "Introduction to Thrust Bearings" (ITC Learning).
510-000 Industrial Trades Training Manual with section on tilting pad thrust bearings (IPT).
510-001 Industrial Trades Handbook with section on tilting pad thrust bearings (IPT).

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