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Cylindrical Roller Bearings

What are Cylindrical Roller Bearings?

Cylindrical roller bearings are a unique design of bearings made for specific industrial needs. These are designed to carry a radial load and ensure minimal friction in operation. Cylindrical roller and radial ball bearings are also designed to handle small amounts of axial loads. However, it depends on the application as well as the distinct internal design of the bearings.

In general, roller bearings are known for their high-load-bearing capacity compared to the other bearing designs of the same size. Also, ball bearings usually come with a single point contact area, whereas roller bearings impact a much larger surface area.

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Types of Cylindrical Roller Bearings

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Single Row Cylindrical Roller bearings
Cylindrical Roller Bearing
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Double Row Cylindrical Roller Bearings
Four row cylindrical roller bearings
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Four Row Cylindrical roller bearings
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Features of Cylindrical Roller Bearings

Cylindrical roller bearings are highly versatile. Due to this there can be multiple applications for the same bearings. 

  • These bearings like other bearings of the rolling type, have high radial load capacity
  • These bearings are useful for heavy radial machines with high speed since they operate in a low friction design
  • The bearings are in linear contact with bearing raceways
  • Designed with straight rollers and can be customised to tapered outside and inside diameters
  • These are light and easy to install, which reduces potential installation damage
  • Easy to maintain with less wear and tear

Advantages of Cylindrical Roller Bearings

The advantages and applications of these types of bearings vary according to the design of the bearing. There can be one to four rows of rollers and can be customised with a cage. The designs with no cage allow for the bearing design to have more rows. 

  • They are designed to be highly reliable for applications and ensure less resource consumption making it fit for the environment
  • Greater radial load bearing capacity when compared to other same sized ball bearings
  • The linear contact with raceways ensures faster speed and enhanced productivity
  • Minimal maintenance makes them resist damage from overuse
  • Additional rows in the design helps support heavier radial loads.

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