Schaeffler India

Rolling and Plain Bearings

Ball roller bearings


The Ball Roller Innovation

We´ve slimmed the ball down. What is the streamlined ball roller capable of?

The ball roller bearing, a new and promising bearing series, has been developped 100 years after the invention of the ball bearing and 50 years after volume production readiness of the needle roller bearing.

Volume production with the highest precision: The Schaeffler Group has unique manufacturing know-how for ball rollers

This innovation is based on a simple “slimming plan”, which consists of just removing all areas of the ball not under load. 15 % is cut off on both sides of the ball, producing a “flattened” ball that is, of course, now 30 % narrower. This produces a new rolling element with new technical characteristics and advantages in completely new dimensions.

We’ve developed these advantages in four different directions matched to applications, while always keeping the requirements of our customers in mind.

You require more energy efficiency and improved performance?
You’re thinking of downsizing?
You place your trust in the INA brand?
You should take a closer look at our four new bearing series.


Together towards more innovation – test our innovative ball roller bearings!

Send us your design data for your application and we will calculate a customized solution for you.

Of course, using only the most up-todate design tools, such as Bearinx®. If required, we can produce sample bearings that we can test either on our test stands or at your premises.

Increase your competitiveness with our new ball roller bearing. Our BXR team is looking forward to your plans!