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Ceramic vs Ceramic Hybrid


Ceramic Hybrid Bearings
Ceramic Hybrid Bearing

A Ceramic Hybrid Bearing is a bearing with Steel Races and Ceramic Balls. The balls are usually Si3N4 (Silicon Nitride), and the races can be either SAE52100 Chrome Steel or AISI440C Stainless Steel.

Benefits of Ceramic Hybrid Bearings
(Benefits listed are subject to the prevailing conditions and may not apply to all applications)

Ceramic Bearings
Ceramic Silicon Nitride Bearing

A Ceramic Bearing is a bearing with Ceramic Races and Ceramic Balls. Ceramic Bearings may be either Si3N4 (Silicon Nitride - Grey) or ZrO2 (Zirconia - White).

Ceramic Zirconia Bearing
Benefits of Ceramic Bearings
(Benefits listed are subject to the prevailing conditions and may not apply to all applications)
Disadvantages of Ceramic and Hybrid Ceramic Bearings

See also

You can find many types of ceramic bearings in the Miniature Bearings Australia Ceramic Bearings Online Catalogue pages.


For a huge range of bearings online please visit the Bearing Shop Online Website.

The Small Parts and Bearings has a much larger range of engineering supplies.

Hobby and Engineering Supplies lists a smaller range of products and only the most popular items in each range. They also list many additional hobby specific categories.

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Registered Australian Company: Miniature Bearings Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 94 069 113 800)

Miniature Bearings Australia offers 125359 products in 2291 categories including ball bearings, thrust bearings, ceramic and hybrid bearings, stainless steel bearings, miniature bearings, shafting, couplings, screws, socket cap, dental bearings, magnets, sprockets, timing belts and pulleys, corrosion resistant - see the full listing in the Online Catalogue. We have excellent Freight Rates within Australia and worldwide. We offer a choice of delivery with a signature required, or cheaper options with no signature required. The no signature required options are at the customer’s risk once the goods leave our store.

Using the links throughout this site you will find extensive information including catalogues, technical data, and other product specific information. We sell our products worldwide through our online store and our overseas freight rates are competitive for fully traceable courier delivery.

Miniature Bearings Australia is part of MBA Group offering a select range from the MBA Group catalogue.

Miniature Bearings Australia products are not authorised for sale into the USA or Canada due to the reluctance of Australian insurers to provide product liability insurance into those two countries.

Information on this website is Copyright Miniature Bearings Australia 1997. All rights reserved.

Freight Rates
Terms and Conditions
Privacy Policy

Registered Australian Company: Miniature Bearings Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 94 069 113 800)

Miniature Bearings Australia offers 125359 products in 2291 categories including ball bearings, thrust bearings, ceramic and hybrid bearings, stainless steel bearings, miniature bearings, shafting, couplings, screws, socket cap, dental bearings, magnets, sprockets, timing belts and pulleys, corrosion resistant - see the full listing in the Online Catalogue. We have excellent Freight Rates within Australia and worldwide. We offer a choice of delivery with a signature required, or cheaper options with no signature required. The no signature required options are at the customer’s risk once the goods leave our store.

Using the links throughout this site you will find extensive information including catalogues, technical data, and other product specific information. We sell our products worldwide through our online store and our overseas freight rates are competitive for fully traceable courier delivery.

Miniature Bearings Australia is part of MBA Group offering a select range from the MBA Group catalogue.

Miniature Bearings Australia products are not authorised for sale into the USA or Canada due to the reluctance of Australian insurers to provide product liability insurance into those two countries.

Information on this website is Copyright Miniature Bearings Australia 1997. All rights reserved.