The SKF Y-unit supplies the rear axle wheel bearing units. These are special deep groove ball bearings with an extended inner ring and two grub screws for locking the bearing to the shaft. Special features include:
- The grub screws having a knurled point and ground threads. They are zinc coated for vibration damping and locking efficiency.
- Units are supplied with long life lithium/calcium grease. Combining mechanical stability, excellent performance at medium/high temperatures and water resistance.
- Non-contacting metal shields specifically designed to protect against impact from loose stones.
Y-units provide as complete, maintenance-free solution for Karting applications.