The Needle cage are inexpansive & easy to install- fitted by hand without the use of tools.
They increase rigidity of shaft when used.
They ensures long life without excessive wear and with high load rating.
At higher operating temperatures, oil change intervals should be observed.
Double cage have two row of needles, side by side in one unit.
Cages may be of steel, polyamide, brass or aluminimum bronze
For obtaining optimum performance.
- Shaft & housing hardness should be Rc 58 to Rc 64.
- Shaft & housing finish should be Rc 0.35um / 0.40um.
- Shaft & housing tolerance should be h5,g5 / G6. H5.