Universal joint bearings

SKF universal joint bearings are manufactured with cold forged or machined cup needle roller bearings, incorporating a closed end, and are for use in various types of application. They are used in the automotive industry, for joints in commercial vehicle propeller shafts, and also in other industries, for special applications.

SKF universal joint bearings (fig. 1) are available in various sizes and designs including:

  • designs that either require maintenance or are virtually maintenance-free
  • designs that are either open (without seals) or sealed
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