Precision Needle Roller Bearings – Inch and Metric
Stamped outer ring needle roller bearing with a stamped thin-walled outer ring. Pressed outer ring needle roller bearings are commonly used in applications where bearing housing holes cannot be used as raceways for needle and cage assemblies, but require very compact and economical bearing configurations. These bearings are installed in the housing with interference fit. Since no shoulder or stop ring is required to position the bearing axially, this makes the design of the housing hole simple and economical..
Hardened steel punched outer rings with these bearings for needle rollers and cages: