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SKF linear bearing unit LTCF

Self-aligning | Open design | 12 - 50 mm

The SKF linear bearing unit LTCF consists of a solid extruded aluminium housing provided with two SKF ball bearings LBCF inside. The LBCF is self-aligning up to +/- 0,5º. This tilting feature compensates for misalignment, which may be caused by inaccuracies in fitting or manufacturing, or by significant bending of an unsupported shaft. This ball bearing is manufactured according to ISO 10285 and therefore interchangeable on all ISO-compliant brands. With the purchase of a complete LTCF bearing unit, you get a complete bearing including bearing house which is ready to be installed. This makes the LTCF great if you like to buy a ready-made bearing. Both the aluminium housing and the LBCF have an open design, this makes the SKF linear bearing unit LTCF suitable for shafts with shaft support.

The SKF linear bearing unit LTCF is available in sizes between 12 and 50 mm. For each size there are four different versions available so you always get the appropriate bearing unit. If you are unsure which version is the most suitable, the differences are indicated below. If you are still in doubt you can always contact us on +31 (0)85 – 0661258.

Which SKF linear bearing unit LTCF do I need:

SKF offers two different versions of the linear bearing unit LTCF per diameter size. It is therefore important to make a choice for the inner diameter first. If you want to replace a defective or damaged bearing unit, we recommend you to look at the code indicated in the bearing unit and to order the same new bearing unit.

And last, there is a choice to be made between a bearing -2LS with double lip seals or without seals. The advantage of a two-sided sealed bearing is that it is extra maintenance-friendly. This is because you don’t need to worry about the amount or type of grease to be used. It is also no longer necessary for you to provide the bearings with new grease. Also, the bearings are protected against dust, dirt and moisture. The downside is that these seals provide some friction. This means that about 30% of the power will be lost, it is important to take this into account (bearings with two seal have the code -2LS).


The two different SKF linear bearing unit LTCF versions briefly explained:

    • LTCF: The standard version of the powerful SKF linear bearing unit LTCF
    • LTCF -2LS: Features a two-sided seal, enabling it to be used in a dusty environment.
SKF linear bearing unit LTCF

From: €136.25
Available within 72 hours
(This may differ by variant)


CAD LTCF bearing unit
Standard implementation (Fw)2 double lip sealsWidth (L)Heart size (H)Length (A)Dynamic load ratingsStatic load ratings
LTCF 16LTCF 16-2LS50 mm22 mm84 mm2160 N1730 N
LTCF 20LTCF 20-2LS60 mm25 mm104 mm3200 N2750 N
LTCF 25LTCF 25-2LS74 mm30 mm130 mm4750 N4150 N
LTCF 30LTCF 30-2LS84 mm35 mm152 mm7500 N6550 N
LTCF 40LTCF 40-2LS108 mm45 mm176 mm12700 N10400 N
LTCF 50LTCF 50-2LS130 mm50 mm224 mm18300 N14000 N
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SKF is the worldwide leader in the field of bearing technology. The company had acquired this positions thanks to the excellent quality and serviceability of its bearings. The company offers all kinds of bearings from a deep groove ball bearing to a cylindrical roller bearing and from a linear ball bearing to a linear shaft support block. With the purchase of a SKF bearing you are sure to have bought top quality.