Designation system

Designation suffixes relevant to SKF Y-bearings and Y-bearing units for high temperature applications are explained below. For additional information on designations, refer to Y-bearings.
VA201
Bearing for high temperature applications, with a stamped steel cage, manganese phosphate coated rings and rolling elements, radial clearance of multiples of C5, lubricated with a polyalkylene glycol/graphite mixture
VA228
Bearing for high temperature applications, with a coronet cage made of graphite, manganese phosphate coated rings and rolling elements and radial clearance of multiples of C5
-2F
Shield and flinger on both sides
TF
Flanged unit with oval flange, no relubrication facility
W
Bearing without lubrication hole(s)

Table 1 provides details of the characterisics for each variant.

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