McGill needle roller bearings are always manufactured from bearing quality steel. Most sizes use crowned or end relieved, rollers to help reduce end stresses and to allow for greater misalignment. The rollers are separated by a steel retainer (cage) to also help reach higher speeds and provide a lubricant reservoir.
What makes a McGill needle roller bearing?
Machined race needle bearings provide an antifriction solution when supporting rotating shafts with radial loads. These are the parts that make it possible:
The Machined Outer Race
Race manufactured from bearing quality steel and hardened to carry heavy dynamic and static loads in McGill needle roller bearings.
The Steel Cage
Welded construction minimizes roller radial play for ease of assembly and provides roller guidance helping to reduce friction. The spacing provided by the retainer contributes to the high-speed capabilities and lubricant reservoir within the McGill needle roller bearing envelope.
The Needle Rollers with End Relief
Precision Needle Rollers provide high radial load capabilities for McGill needle roller bearings in small radial envelope dimensions. End relief features help reduce raceway stress when shaft misalignment occurs.
The Annular Lubrication Groove
The groove provides a circumferential path to direct lubricant to the hole when lubricating through the McGill needle roller bearing housing.
McGill needle roller bearings include a variety of products.
The branded products include: CAMROL®, TRAKROL®, CAGEROL®, GUIDEROL® and SPHERE-ROL® bearings. McGill provides innovative solutions, with bearings applied in a slew of applications across a broad spectrum of industries. Learn more about these lines and find all the McGill needle roller bearings you need through ProSource.