pillow block definition

  • noun:
    • A block that encloses and aids a journal or shaft; a bearing.
    • a metal block for promoting a rotating shaft; a bearing
    • a block, or standard, for supporting a journal, as of a shaft. Most commonly it is bolted into the frame or first step toward a machine, and it is frequently furnished with journal bins, and a movable address, or cap, for tightening the bearings in the form of bolts; -- labeled as additionally pillar block, or plumber block.
    • a cast-iron or metal block for promoting a journal or bearing

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