There are different roller bearings. One of which is needle bearing. This kind of roller bearing is known as the smallest and lightest, making them ideal for specific applications wherein lower or lesser weight and space are necessary. Compared to other bearings
, a needle roller bearing offers higher load capacity and can accommodate larger shafts due to its greater surface area. Since needle roller bearings
are thinner, the axle has less clearance. The components of a need roller bearing consists of needle rollers, needle cage, and inner race. Designs may vary, and sometimes they can have a thrust roller, drawn cup, and caged roller. Needle bearings are commonly utilized in automobile parts like a compressor and transmission.