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Designation system

Additional designation suffixes used with SKF deep groove ball bearings for high temperature applications are explained in the following.
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
VA208
Bearing 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
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 
-2Z
Shield on both sides

Table 1 provides details of the characteristics for each variant.

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