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SKF USA Inc.

890 Forty Foot Rd., P.O. Box 352, Lansdale, PA, 19446, USA

  • 267-436-6000

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SKF USA Inc.

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Inboard Seal for Hub Bearings ensures even interference.

Dec 22, 2016

With power to boost overall vehicle efficiency and substantial drop in CO2 emissions, inboard seal for hub bearing units accommodates current ABS encoders and halves friction. Featuring an external lip and optimised labyrinth design, seal collects and redirects contamination flow away from main radial lip. With radial lip and low friction grease, unit ensures contact pressure distribution and... Read More

Lubricants

SKF Grease limits fretting corrosion.

Dec 22, 2016

Designed for use with both new designs and retrofits, SKF grease reduces damage caused by false brinelling. Compatible with bearing components materials, grease reduces raceway microdamages caused by false brinelling occurring during vehicle transportation by rail or truck. Maintaining performance level of hub bearing unit, including service life, unit reduces friction.

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Spherical Roller Bearing features 1.25 m bore diameter.

Oct 26, 2016

Designed for mining industry, Spherical Roller Bearing with 1.25 m bore diameter is equipped with SKF SensorMount, which measures actual mounting fit of bearing onto shaft, helping to avoid risk of improper mounting. Part of upgraded SKF Explorer class, bearing offers optimized wear resistance thanks to heat treatment process that nearly doubles service life in poor lubrication and contaminated... Read More

Lubricants, Portable Tools

Grease Gun delivers grease at up to 8,000 psi. .

Oct 17, 2016

Powered by 12 V Li-ion battery, Lincoln PowerLuber has 3-point base that keeps it upright and helps prevent dirt and debris from entering motor. Dual-lip follower enables bulk or cartridge delivery and eliminates grease bypass, while built-in LED illuminates work area. Hose holder and tube guide provide secure hose storage and easy threading of grease barrel. Featuring ergonomic design, gun is... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Retractable Stabilizer Cover reduces fin box opening drag.

Oct 14, 2016

Using 2 air cushions fitted to top and bottom of fin box, SKF Dynamic Stabilizer Cover (DSC) reduces drag and promotes efficiency of passenger vessels with SKF retractable fin stabilizers type S and type Z. Cushions are inflated during normal operation using compressed air from vessel’s pneumatic systems to form smooth, streamlined cover over fin box opening. When stabilizer fin is to... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Corrosion-Resistant Bearings promote food safety, reliability.

Oct 14, 2016

Along with EC approval, Food Line deep groove ball bearings feature stainless steel rings, rolling elements, cages, and seal backing plates. For demanding environments, MRC Ultra corrosion resistant range uses high nitrogen corrosion resistant (HNCR) stainless steel rings and ceramic rolling elements for improved fatigue life. Bearings in both ranges are pre-lubricated with NSF in category H1... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Shaft Alignment Tool performs with dedicated app.

Jun 30, 2016

Utilizing tablet or smartphone with downloaded app, TKSA 51 provides precise alignment of shafts in rotating machinery, including motors, drives, fans, and gearboxes. Tool consists of 2 compact laser measuring units and shaft brackets for mounting. With tool mounted, wirelessly connected TKSA 51 app uses real-time data to provide live 3D view of measuring units, allowing operators to rotate... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Spherical Roller Bearings support vibratory applications.

Jun 23, 2016

Made from heat treated steel, SKF Explorer Bearings are suited for vibrating screens, compactors, road rollers, and similar end-uses operating with high vibration and exposed to contamination and/or poor lubrication. Units accommodate very heavy radial and axial loads in applications where misalignment or shaft deflections may occur. Bearings are available in wide range of bore sizes, with 2... Read More

Lubricants, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Battery-Driven Grease Gun increases manual lubrication accuracy.

Jun 22, 2016

Delivering 2 flow rates adjustable to application and pressure to 10,000 psi, TLGB 20 aids manual lubrication for bearings, machines, and off-road equipment across industries. Integrated grease meter helps prevent over- or under-greasing, and rechargeable 20 V lithium battery enables manual lubrication of equipment anywhere and anytime in manufacturing plant or field. Other features... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Condition Monitoring Kit assesses machine health.

Jun 22, 2016

By testing bearings, pumps, electric motors, and compressors, CMAK 400-ML Basic Condition Monitoring Kit enables multi-parameter machine assessment. Kit includes SKF Machine Condition Advisor to simultaneously measure machine vibration signals and temperature; external sensor featuring 100 mV/g accelerometer; SKF IR Thermometer serving as dual laser sighted non-contact instrument; and SKF... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Durable V-Belts enhance groundskeeping equipment performance.

Sep 18, 2015

With high-strength construction, Xtra Power (XP) Lawn and Garden Kevlar® corded v-belts enhance performance of power equipment in groundskeeping applications. Another feature, dry cotton wrap, enables consistent power transmission, reduced slippage when clutching, and enhanced resistance to repeated reverse flexing as well as oil, heat, and cracking. Range of dimensions is available, and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Disc Couplings suit high torque applications.

Sep 18, 2015

Offering lubrication-free service, SKF Disc Couplings have capacity range up to 178 kNm and come in variety of configurations, including single disc, double disc, and spacer for both horizontal and vertical mounting. Units consist of 2 hubs and laminated stainless steel disc pack secured by series of fitted bolts retained by nylon insert lock nuts. Single disc couplings accommodate... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Tapered Roller Bearings feature 4-row design.

Jul 14, 2015

Available in open and sealed variants that are identical, both dimensionally and in terms of load-carrying capacity, SKF Explorer Tapered Roller Bearings are intended for work rolls in rolling mills. Compact seal, made with heat- and wear-resistant material, allows unified bearing design. Open bearings have no cage protrusion, minimizing risk of damage both during handling and operation. Four... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Laser Shaft Alignment System provides precise measurements.

Jul 01, 2015

Comprised of 2 measuring units with detectors and lasers, TKSA 31 helps users identify and correct shaft misalignments of rotating machines. Embedded soft-foot tool helps establish basis for successful alignment, while touchscreen LCD accelerates and facilitates alignment. Measurements can be performed using 9-, 12-, and 3-o’clock positions (with additional flexibility of 40° around... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Labyrinth Cartridge Seal protects split block housed bearings.

Jun 17, 2015

Promoting machine performance and uptime, SKF Taconite Seal protects against contaminated or wet operating conditions. This multi-stage seal is optimized to foster exclusion of contaminants; prevent water ingress, even during high-pressure washing; maximize bearing and seal service life; and reduce grease consumption. Machined cast iron or steel seal consists of one stationary and one rotating... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vibration Sensor gathers critical machiney data.

Jun 17, 2015

Combining Data Collect app with Bluetooth-enabled Wireless Machine Condition Detector, SKF Enlight allows non-expert staff to gather critical machinery data, turning smartphone or tablet into data collection device. Sensor mounts magnetically to machine and relays vibration data to software via Bluetooth. In event of parameter warning or alert, user can request On Demand Diagnostic, whereby data... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Spindle Assessment Kit measures key operating data.

Jun 15, 2015

Designed for use after spindle is assembled and installed in machine tool, SKF Spindle Assessment Kit can help OEMs or quality control staff to validate performance indicators, including vibration, thermal behavior, running accuracy, and natural frequency. Kit can also detect spindle unbalance conditions and assist in understanding resonance frequency, which is essential to cutting quality. By... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Optimized Bearings match customers' application needs.

Jun 02, 2015

Part of SKF EnCompass Field Performance Programme, SKF Bearings have been optimized to meet real-world application conditions. SKF Explorer spherical roller bearings offer 50% less seal friction, while SKF Energy Efficient deep groove ball bearings minimize frictional losses. SKF Energy Efficient Y-bearings are characterized by lower frictional moment, and SKF Explorer steel/steel plain bearings... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Shaft Alignment System offers touchscreen navigation.

Jun 01, 2015

Developed for use in industrial applications utilizing rotating machines, Model TKSA 41 helps identify and correct shaft misalignment to maximize equipment uptime. Free measurement feature allows alignment measurements to start at any angle and finish with total angular sweep of only 90°. Live view supports intuitive measurements and facilitates horizontal and vertical alignment corrections.... Read More

Green & Clean, Mechanical Power Transmission

Hub Bearing reduces preload range in automotive applications.

Jun 01, 2015

Suited for use in cars and vans, third generation hub bearing unit (HBU3) offers preload range that reduces friction and associated CO2 emissions while promoting fuel efficiency. Design incorporates flange for wheel and brake attachment and second flange for suspension attachment. Torque is transmitted to ring via included spline for driven wheel applications, and units for vehicles with ABS,... Read More

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