Wheel bearing for rear hub and front hub bearing
The wheel bearing has a variety of single-row ball and conical roller, which is used in the hubs of passenger cars. They are also conventionally called the "zero" generation (the 0-generation hub bearing).
They have a number of features that cause difficulties in assembly of vehicles.
While working with the hub unit:
- Adjustment and pre-tensioning are necessary;
- require lubrication tab;
- It is necessary to install external seals to protect against contamination and leakage of grease.
Today the wheel bearing is most often used in trucks and off-road vehicles.
Each of the types has its own characteristics and advantages to each other.
By the way, sometimes they are integrated into the brake disc, called the fifth-generation hub bearing.
In the production market, there are companies that occupy a leading position. For example, the company NTN-SNR Roulements. It is called the European leader in the production of such a detail as a single-row hub bearing. Thus, it covers 98% of the needs of the European car fleet.
It designs the rear hub bearing (the purpose is for all MERCEDES-BEN models).
Class C - is not an exclusive supplier of the rear hub;
Class S is not exclusive.
NTN-SNR Roulements is also the supplier and developer of this product for VOLKSWAGEN vehicles. And also there is an exclusive supplier for the conveyors of the front wheel bearings GOLF III;
- Front hub bearing or front hub bearing for Audi A4, A6, VW PASSAT;
- Front hub bearing for Golf & PASSAT VR6;
For use and operation, certain sets of SKF wheel bearings (skf bearing, front hub bearing), which are designed for use in passenger cars and light trucks, can be purchased for private use. And you can also purchase their sets of hubs and seals.