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Designation system

Refer to the Designation system of the relevant standard bearing/unit:
Designation suffixes used with SKF bearings and units for high temperature applications are explained in the following:
-2FInsert bearing for high temperature applications, with grub screw locking, shield and flinger on both sides
-2ZDeep groove ball bearing for high temperature applications, shield on both sides
TF
Ball bearing unit for high temperature applications, comprising an insert bearing with grub screw locking (YAR 2-2F series)
VA201Bearing for high temperature applications, with a stamped steel cage, manganese phosphate coated rings and rolling elements, radial clearance of multiples of C5, and lubricated with a polyalkylene glycol/graphite mixture
VA208Bearing for high temperature applications, with a segmented cage made of graphite, manganese phosphate coated rings and rolling elements, and radial clearance of multiples of C5
VA228Bearing 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
WInsert bearing for high temperature applications, without lubrication hole(s)
  • Table 1 provides details of the characteristics for each deep groove ball bearing variant.
  • Table 2 provides details of the characterisics for each insert bearing and ball bearing unit variant.
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