This document defines terms applied in the field of rolling bearings and their technology.
This document includes terms related to all types of rolling bearings wherein the principal degree of freedom is continuous rotation around an axis enabled by an ordered set of rolling elements between two circular raceways such that loads can be transmitted between them in a particular range of either radial or axial directions, or both. This document also includes accessories to these products.
The following types of terms are not included:
— terms specified in , and -;
— terms which are narrowly applied in only one specialized rolling bearing International Standard.