Custom Features

C-Flex Bearing Company can provide a vast array of custom alterations to our standard pivot bearings. If you have an application where a standard pivot bearing will not suffice then see if one of the alterations we offer below will suit your needs. If you have a requirement that can’t be met with the options listed here feel free to contact us and we can work with you to create a custom product just for your application.

Materials:

C-Flex Pivot Bearings can be made out of a wide variety of metals to meet your material property requirements. DFARS compliant and made in USA materials are available on request.

All 420 Stainless Steel and other stainless steels including:

  • Inconel
  • Titanium
  • Beryllium copper
  • Hast X
  • And more…

Various material treatments are available as well including:

  • Electropolishing
  • passivating
  • vacuum baking
  • And more…

Clamping Options

There are many options available for when clamp screws or set screws alone do not provide enough holding power or positioning accuracy for your application.

Locator Flats

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Radial Pins

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Axial Pins

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Pin/Screw Hole

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Adhesive Grooves

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Spring Stiffness/Geometry

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Spring thickness and geometry can be altered to provide a custom torsional spring rate or increased load capacity.

Sleeve Geometry

The sleeves of C-Flex Pivot Bearings can be altered in an almost unlimited number of ways to provide the proper fit for your application. Adjusting the sleeve lengths and/or outside diameters are common custom alterations.

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Labeling

Using our in-house laser marking capabilities, C-Flex can provide custom labeling of your parts including logos, lot numbers, part names, serial numbering and orienting marks.