Special Cages and Rollers
Special Cages and Rollers (imperial and metric)
At HB we specialise in manufacturing hard to obtain ball and roller cage assemblies and non standard size rollers, both imperial and metric. Shown here are some various examples of the different types of cage assemblies and rollers that we have manufactured.
CAGE TYPES (top)
When HB manufacture a complete bearing, the following types of cage can be specified:
- 2 piece rivetted ball
- 2 piece rivetted roller
- 1 piece ball
- 1 piece roller
- 1 piece clip in ball
• Bronze • Steel • Phenolic resin
• Nylon • “PEEK” • Aluminium
One piece bronze needle roller cage with retained rollers, non-standard sizes.
Bronze thin section needle roller thrust cage with retained rollers, to non-standard sizes
Linear ball cage
- 1, Bronze one-piece roller cage
- 2, PEEK roller cage
- 3, PEEK one-piece ball cage
- 4, Phenolic ball cage
- 5, Nylon clip-in ball cage
CERAMIC ROLLING ELEMENTS (top)
HB Bearings can supply our manufactured bearings with silicon nitride balls and rollers. These elements are ideal for high speeds, high acceleration and deceleration. They also have low thermal expansion and are more tolerant of poor lubrication.
SPECIAL IMPERIAL SIZE ROLLERS (top)
HB can manufacture inch size rollers in special diameters, lengths or both, We can supply them with or without blended ends and in bearing steel or stainless steel or special alloys. Small quantities can be manufactured.
SPECIAL METRIC SIZE ROLLERS (top)
HB can manufacture metric size rollers in special diameters, lengths or both, We can supply them with or without blended ends and in bearing steel or stainless steel or special alloys. Small quantities can be manufactured.