Patent Number: 8,794,841

Title: Toroidal bearing

Abstract: A toroidal bearing (1) including a multiplicity of barrel-shaped rolling bodies (7) which roll about a bearing axis (8) between an outer ring (2) having a raceway (3) and an inner ring (4) having a raceway (5) is provided. According to the invention, on a circumferential surface (9) facing away from the raceway (3, 5) thereof, the outer ring (2) and/or the inner ring (4) has at least one lubricating groove (10), wherein the lubricating groove (10) is connected to the raceway (3, 5) via at least one lubricating bore (11).

Inventors: Schroder; Rainer (Egenhausen, DE), Grehn; Martin (Dittelbrunn, DE), Hofbauer; Felix (Schweinfurt, DE)

Assignee: Schaeffler Technologies GmbH & Co. KG

International Classification: F16C 33/66 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018