Needle Roller Bearings
Needle roller bearings (sometimes called “needle bearings”) use long and narrow cylindrical rollers that sometimes exceed JIS/ISO size ranges. They are categorized as thrust or radial bearings based on which load direction they support. Radial types include drawn-cup and solid types, as well as application-specific track rollers (cam and roller followers). Thrust needle and thrust roller bearings respond to axial load needs.