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Type 2 Rudder Bearings
Specifically designed for Racing boats and Blue water boats the Type 2 bearings have been designed to suit applications where high axial and radials loads are expected.
The bearing features a spherical Ertalyte® knuckle located between two rows of mini rollers fitted to an inner sleeve. This inner assembly is fitted within a precision-machined aluminium housing.
Type 2 Bearing Designation
All JP3 bearing designations follow a common format:
The first two numbers refer to the bearing type, in this case type 2
The second numbers to the housing and mounting style
The last two numbers designate the stock diameter in millimeters. I.e. .20.XX.90 will be a 90mm.
Type 2 bearings are supplied with a flanged outer housing and available with 3 housing styles
The bearing is arranged so the inner adjustment sleeve is on the lower side. The allows for adjustment to be done from below deck.
The bearing is arranged so the inner adjustment sleeve faces up. The allows for adjustment to be done from below deck and allows for easy access where the rudder may be adjusted or removed regularly.
Like the 20.XX.12 bearing the inner adjustment sleeve face down. This bearing is also supplied with a flush watertight cap to ensure a clean appearance on deck.
Bearing Sizes and Load Ratings
* The `XX’ designation refers to the housing style.
Each size is available in the 3 housing sizes.
** Bearing loads vary with stock size. The figures given are for minimum and maximum stock sizes.