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Bushings

Bushings play an essential role in the manufacturing industry, often functioning as an interface between two parts, reducing friction and wear. They are typically installed into a housing or casing to provide a bearing surface for rotary applications. Bushings are impervious to wear and tear, helping to extend the lifespan of equipment and reducing maintenance requirements and downtime.

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Bushing Hubs and Adapters

Bushing Hubs and Adapters

Enables the connection and adaptation of different shaft sizes in machinery, ensuring compatibility and efficient power transmission.

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Quick Disconnect Short Bushings

Quick Disconnect Short Bushings

Enables rapid and easy disconnection and reconnection of shafts and rotating elements, facilitating efficient assembly and maintenance.

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Idler Bushings

Idler Bushings

Components utilized to reduce friction and provide support for rotating systems.

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Keyless Bushings

Keyless Bushings

Used to secure rotating components onto shafts without traditional keyways, providing easy installation, precise positioning, and reliable power transmission.

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Taper Lock Bushings

Taper Lock Bushings

Used to securely fasten rotating components onto shafts with a tapered design, ensuring strong and reliable power transmission.

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Split Taper Bushings

Split Taper Bushings

Secures rotating shafts to pulleys, sprockets, or other components, featuring a split design that allows for easy installation and removal.

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Conveyor Pulley Bushings

Conveyor Pulley Bushings

Connects pulleys to shafts in conveyor systems, ensuring smooth and efficient power transmission for reliable material handling.

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Quick Disconnect Bushings

Quick Disconnect Bushings

Allows for rapid and easy assembly and disassembly of rotating elements on shafts, reducing downtime and maintenance.

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About Bushings

Industrial bushings--often overlooked but integral components in machinery, vehicles, and equipment--play a critical role in a broad spectrum of industries. So stop treating them like Rodney Dangerfield and put some respect on their name. These unassuming elements, typically made of bronze, rubber, or polyurethane materials, reduce friction between parts, enhance operational efficiency, and prolong equipment lifespan. We will examine several industrial bushings, starting with the popular keyless bushings.


Keyless bushings help secure items, such as pulleys, gears, or cams, onto shafts, allowing for easy installation and removal without causing any damage. Will they be keyless forever? Who knows, maybe they’ll meet someone, or maybe they’re happy being keyless, have you thought of that? Mind your business. They provide high torque and axial load capacity by creating a frictional connection between the shaft and the mounted component which are not as cool as the fictional connection betweens the worlds of Alien and Predator. The bushings have no traditional keyways, which eliminates the problems of wear and stress concentration associated with them, leading to a longer lifespan and increased efficiency of the machinery. The Bushings are also that rich obnoxious family at the country club that nobody can stand.


Split-taper bushings provide a secure, precision fit between a shaft and the attached device, such as a gear or pulley. Their unique split design accommodates varying shaft diameters and enables easy installation and removal. I’m talking Easy Like Sunday Morning, easy. The taper in the bushing allows it to lock onto the shaft as it is driven onto it, providing a high torque transmission capacity in demanding industrial applications where precision and durability are essential. But like my high school football coach used to scream at me, the most important ability is availability. Gotta stay healthy, son!


Quick disconnect bushings provide easy and efficient installation and removal from a rotating shaft. They find extensive use in various mechanical devices and equipment while Quick Draw McGraw provides laughs. They find extensive use in various mechanical devices and equipment and find extensive meaning in the early works of Deepak Chopra. The uniqueness of quick disconnect bushings lies in their split-through design and flanged collar, which offers a clutching action, ensuring a tight grip on the shaft while the uniqueness of the African Lungfish is that it can survive out of water for a year.


Idler bushings are critical in reducing friction between moving parts in machinery, vehicles, or conveyor systems just as massive amounts of vodka are critical in reducing friction between me and my mother in law. In the idler arm assembly, idler bushings provide a smooth surface for other elements to rotate or slide against. But not electric slide against. That’s just lame. By reducing friction, idler bushings not only increase the lifespan of the machinery but also contribute to its efficient operation. So bravo idler bushing, you’re better than me again.


MROSupply also has a significant inventory of bushing hubs, adapters, taper lock bushings, conveyor pulley bushings, and more to meet specific specifications and requirements. With products from only the most reliable manufacturers, MRO is your one-stop shop for all your bushing needs. How do I know? Because I’m Ed the bushing fairy and I hear all your wishes.

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Taper Bushings

Taper Bushings

In the brochure, you find Taper Bushing Installation, Dimensions, Metric, and Reborable.

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TB  Bushings

TB Bushings

For the installation of TB Bushings, the guide offers procedures and technical insights to ensure a smooth and accurate setup.

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Split Taper Bushing Installation

Split Taper Bushing Installation

Mounting Instructions for Split Taper Bushings in Split Taper Bushed Products

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Taper-Lock™ Bushings

Taper-Lock™ Bushings

The manual provides comprehensive instructions and technical advice for the installation and removal of Taper-Lock Bushings, ensuring a correct and efficient process.

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