Medical Instruments

In the ever-evolving field of medical technology, precision and reliability are paramount. Medical devices are designed to perform critical functions, often in demanding environments and with stringent safety requirements. One essential component that plays a crucial role in ensuring the smooth and accurate operation of these devices is the thin section bearing. These specialized bearings have become indispensable in various medical applications, contributing to the advancement of healthcare and patient well-being.

Understanding Thin Section Bearings

Thin section bearings, also known as miniature bearings, are characterized by their compact design and low cross-sectional height. Despite their small size, these bearings are engineered to withstand considerable radial and axial loads while maintaining exceptional precision and smooth rotation. Thin section bearings are available in various configurations, including ball bearings, roller bearings, and other specialized designs, allowing for customization to meet specific application requirements.

The Advantages of Thin Section Bearings in Medical Devices

Thin section bearings offer several advantages that make them well-suited for medical device applications:

  1. Compact Size: The compact design of thin section bearings allows for integration into tight spaces and miniaturized medical devices, enabling more efficient and ergonomic designs.
  2. Precision and Accuracy: Medical devices often require precise and accurate movements, which thin section bearings can provide due to their tight tolerances and superior manufacturing processes.
  3. Smooth Operation: The smooth rotation and low friction characteristics of thin section bearings ensure efficient and consistent performance, minimizing wear and tear on medical devices.
  4. Corrosion Resistance: Many thin section bearings are available in corrosion-resistant materials, such as stainless steel or ceramic, which are essential for medical applications involving exposure to bodily fluids or harsh sterilization processes.
  5. Customization Options: Manufacturers offer a wide range of customization options for thin section bearings, allowing for tailored solutions to meet specific performance, size, or material requirements of medical devices.

Applications of Thin Section Bearings in Medical Devices

Thin section bearings find applications in various medical devices, contributing to their efficient and reliable operation:

  1. Surgical Instruments: Thin section bearings are commonly used in surgical instruments, such as endoscopes, laparoscopic tools, and robotic surgical systems, enabling precise and smooth movements during delicate procedures.
  2. Dental Equipment: In dental equipment like handpieces, scalers, and drills, thin section bearings ensure accurate and consistent rotation, minimizing vibration and improving patient comfort.
  3. Prosthetic Devices: Thin section bearings play a crucial role in the design and functionality of prosthetic limbs, joints, and other assistive devices, facilitating smooth and natural movements for improved quality of life.
  4. Medical Imaging Equipment: In medical imaging equipment like CT scanners, MRI machines, and X-ray systems, thin section bearings contribute to precise positioning and rotation, enabling accurate and detailed imaging for diagnostic purposes.
  5. Laboratory Equipment: Thin section bearings are used in various laboratory equipment, such as centrifuges, mixers, and analysis instruments, ensuring smooth and reliable operation during critical research and testing processes.

In 2019, LKPB established cooperation with Spanish **company** to supply Thin Section Bearing for its medical CT machines, which was recognized by the customer.

LKPB's Thin Section Bearing

Open Type Thin Section Radial Contact Ball Bearings (Type C)
Open Type Radial Contact Ball (Type C)
Sealed Type Thin Section Radial Contact Ball Bearings (Type C) 
Sealed Type Radial Contact Ball (Type C)
Open Type Thin Section Four Point Contact Ball Bearings (Type X)
Open Type Four Point Contact Ball (Type X)
Sealed Type Four Point Contact Ball (Type X)
Sealed Type Four Point Contact Ball (Type X)
Thin Section Bearing
Open Type Angular Contact Ball (Type A)

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LKPB With more than 10 years of production experience

Supporting OEM service; 50 days return service; 7*24 hours technical support; Accept non-standard customization; Maximum 24 months product warranty


Luoyang LIKE Precision Machinery Co., Ltd – LKPB®, Product precision can be P5, P4, P2 and VSP, Inside diameter size range φ20mm – φ2000mm. Maximum product quality warranty of 24 months, OEM acceptable.

LKPB With more than 10 years of production experience, The most professional suppliers of precision bearings in China. 

LKPB® strictly follows the ISO9001 quality system requirements for product quality control, relying on the professional technology of the bearing production base, the product quality is stable and cost-effective,

LKPB®, turning the world, carrying unlimited! We have served thousands of customers all over the world during the ten years of our establishment.

Our future goal is to become the most professional manufacturer of rotary table bearings and crossed roller bearings in China, and make LKPB® a world-class bearing brand.

This is our vision and direction!

LKPB® has accumulated rich production experience in the past 10 years,  supporting OEM service. Our products are exported to Germany, Italy, Korea, Japan, the United States, Belgium, Turkey and so on.

Top quality:

1. Precision Rotary Table Bearings ( YRTYRTCYRTSYRTMZKLDF Series) 


3. Precision Thin Section Bearings ( KAA, KA, KB, KC, KD, KF, KG, JHA, JA, JB, JG, JU Series);  

4. Robot Harmonic Reducer Bearings (CSF/CSGSHF/SHGCSD Series, RV Reducer Bearings and Flexible Bearings F, 3E Series); 

5. Angular Contact Ball Bearings ( 718, 719, 70, 722344/2347 Series);  

6. Ball Screw Support Bearings ( ZKLF/ZKLNZARFZARN Series);

7. Precise Slewing Bearring ( Cross RollerFour-Point ContactEight-Point Contact Same PathEight-Point Contact Different PathThree-row roller and Flanged Series);

8. Hollow Rotary Platform Bearings ( ZK Series).

Yes, We have experience working in this area

The main application areas of our products are precision rotary tables, machining center rotary tables, industrial robot joints and rotating, robotic rotating parts, CNC machine tools, automation industry, direct drive motors, precision instruments, radar, medical equipment and other industries.

Regular models are in stock, reasonable prices, ready for delivery, non-standard precision bearings according to the requirements of the drawings and the number of 1-3 weeks delivery time