Bearing arrangements with axial needle roller and cage assemblies have a high axial load carrying
capacity, are extremely rigid and can support axial forces in one direction.
Bearing arrangements with axial needle roller and cage assemblies are particularly suitable where:
- high axial forces occur in one direction and no radial loads are present
- the load carrying capacity of comparable axial deep groove ball bearings is no longer adequate and the
very high axial load carrying capacity of axial cylindrical roller bearings is not yet necessary.
- the axial space available is only extremely small.
- the bearing parts can or must be mounted separately.
Axial needle roller and cage assemblies with axial bearing washers.
Axial needle roller and cage assemblies AXK comprise geometrically stable plastic or metal cages fitted with a large
number of needle rollers.
For particularly low axial section heights, axial needle roller and cage assemblies can be integrated directly in the
adjacent construction. The running surfaces for the rolling elements must therefore be produced as rolling bearing
The axial needle roller and cage assemblies are generally combined with axial bearing washers.
This is appropriate if, for example, high speeds occur and the bearing washers must therefore be precisely centred
or the running surfaces for the rolling elements cannot be configured as a rolling bearing raceway.