Thrust ball bearings are divided into single and double direction types. The former is able to accommodate axial load in one direction, while the latter is able to accommodate it in both directions. Neither is suitable for applications that involve radial load or high-speed rotation.
KOYO Roller Bearings - Grainger Industrial
Needle roller bearings support high speed, high radial loads in confined spaces| Spherical roller bearings support heavy shock loads where misalignment is a risk, such as wind turbines, pumps, paper processing, and fans| Tapered roller bearing cones and cups support high radial and axial loads and are used for such things as axels and gear boxes|