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Schaeffler Group USA, Inc.

308 Springhall Farm Rd., Fort Mill, SC, 29715, USA

  • 803-548-8500

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Schaeffler Group USA, Inc.

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Online Vibration Monitoring System lowers maintenance, downtime.

September 3, 2015

Used for continuous, real-time monitoring of plant, machinery, and process parameters, FAG SmartCheck promotes equipment reliability and efficiency while preventing breakdowns. Plug-and-play system is modular and allows continuous monitoring on decentralized basis. Condition of machinery is shown in FAG SmartWeb, and information is also available on long-term machine... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

High-Speed Ball Bearing increases aircraft engine efficiency.

August 19, 2015

Exceeding 4 million mm/min speed parameter while using minimal cooling oil quantities of current type, ball bearing for high-speed bearing supports in main shafts of aircraft engines could reduce passenger aircraft fuel consumption. Efficiency and reliability are also due to direct cooling of outer ring and ceramic balls that help to reduce friction and weight. In addition to integrated... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Axial Ball Bearings enhance household appliance efficiency.

March 25, 2011

FAG rolling bearings can help reduce energy consumption in refrigeration compressors to improve overall appliance energy efficiency rating. Matched to eccentric shaft bearings in refrigeration compressors, products replace nominal plain bearings and come in 4 types. Both bearing washers can be supplied with or without raceways, and bearing cages are supplied in sheet steel or plastic. In basic... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Generator Sensor Bearing Unit addresses rail track safety, logistics.

January 26, 2011

Based on proprietary Generator Sensor Bearing (GSB), Train Support System enables recording of information regarding condition of bearings, wheelsets, and rail tracks as well as transmission of that data to higher level control system. Evaluated data forms basis for maintenance and repair decisions and is also critical for railway supervisory systems as well as online timetable generation,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Cylindrical Roller Bearings feature sheet steel cage.

October 18, 2010

Designed for wind turbine gearboxes, FAG Cylindrical Roller Bearings feature self-retaining cage that facilitates mounting since rolling elements are retained even when ring is removed. Comprising 2 cage rings lying one inside the other and joined together, cage minimizes friction and provides sufficient space for additional roller element in bearing. Geometrical shape of cage pockets optimizes... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Tube Roller Bearing prevents slippage in wind turbine gearboxes.

September 10, 2010

Incorporating 3 cylindrical rollers, FAG Tube Roller Bearing rotates without slippage under all conditions with no affect on load rating or rating life. Hollow rollers are supported by support roller in inner bore. At higher loads, bore of cylindrical rollers ensures sufficient deflection of larger rollers so they are not overloaded. Together, tube roller and support roller provide fatigue... Read More

Non-Industrial Products

Bicycle Bottom Bracket uses sealed bearings for smooth ride.

August 10, 2010

Intended for use on city and touring bicycles, BB29 FAG bottom bracket unit features optimized bearing design that provides perfectly smooth operation and minimizes rider effort. Bearings do not need to be braced in frame, and shaft is coated with corrosion protection agent. Dual ball bearings, sealed on both sides and lubricated for life, ensure zero maintenance, while glass fibre reinforced... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Wheel Bearing features spur gear teeth.

January 13, 2010

FAG wheel bearing module with spur gear teeth is designed with wheel bearing and axle journal connected to each other axially, facilitating installation and allowing clearance-free mounting. Positive connection between wheel bearing carrier and input shaft is ensured by spur gear teeth. Regardless of distance travelled, bearing remains clearance-free and securely in gear teeth during operation.... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Lightweight Wheel Bearing minimizes mounting efforts.

November 25, 2009

FAG wheel bearings feature self-centering, axial spur gear teeth design that ensures positive connection between wheel bearing carrier and input shaft and simplifies mounting. Lending to weight and subsequent CO2 reductions in vehicles, axial gear teeth are placed on axle journal and fixed in place using central screw. Bearing remains clearance-free and is securely held in place during vehicle... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Paints & Coatings

Bearings feature coating that protects against damage.

September 17, 2009

With Isotect® A coating, Rolling Element Bearings are insulated from damage caused by passage of electrical current in large AC or DC motors. Coating acts like resistor and capacitor connected in parallel and can be applied to outer or inner ring external surfaces. Depending on operating temperature, coating has resistance ranging from several ohms up to 10 GW. If... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Hybrid Bearings come in size for inline skates.

September 11, 2009

Available in size 608 for inline skates, FAG Cronitect® hybrid bearings have 5 ceramic balls that rotate in high-tech plastic cages on wear-resistant, hard Cronitect® steel raceways optimized for load carrying capacity and corrosion resistance. Low-friction and maintenance-free products weigh 10.5 g and are fitted with non-contact plastic seals on one side. Use in wet weather or washing... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Steel offers corrosion resistance for roller bearings.

August 17, 2009

Based on consistent refinement of high-grade NIROSteels, Cronitect® high-grade martensitic hardening steel provides corrosion resistance under extreme operating conditions, including dry running applications or when bearings come into contact with aggressive media such as water, salt spray, acids, and cleaning chemicals. Heat treatment process optimizes properties of base material, producing... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Paints & Coatings

Bearing Coating reduces gearbox failures in wind turbines.

July 23, 2009

Designed for FAG cylindrical roller bearings and applicable to other roller bearings, Durotect® B increases bearing resistance during slippage, sliding, and alternating low-load conditions. This matte black, mixed iron oxide coating, measuring 0.4-2.0 µm thick, also promotes run-in behavior of bearings. At 10-20 µm thick, Durotect® P dark grey PTFE coating reduces friction and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Deep Groove Ball Bearings reduce noise in electric motors.

May 27, 2009

Generation C deep groove ball bearings have optimized raceway curvature between balls and rings, minimizing chance of misalignment between inner/outer ring. Operating in temperatures from -30 to +120°C, units offer minimal heat generation at high speeds as well as minimized noise and shock sensitivity. Bearings feature HRS seal with double lip geometry as well as axial contact between inner... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Linear Guidance Systems offer lubricant metering valves.

April 28, 2009

Incorporating lubricant metering discs, RUE-E roller monorail guidance systems exhibit reduced lubricant consumption levels up to 25%. Integral SMDS metering valve provides precise doses of lubricant to linear guides, which have only one valve per side and function irrespective of mounting position. Metering valves replace standard O-ring seals and prevent lubricant duct from running dry as well... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Stainless Steel Rod Ends are corrosion resistant.

April 16, 2009

Available with dia from 5-30 mm, ELGES stainless steel rod ends are resistant to most media, including food, beverages, chemicals, and water. Housing and stem conform to DIN ISO 12 240-4, dimension series K, and have radial spherical plain bearing and right or left hand internal or external thread. Sliding contact pair incorporates corrosion-resistant steel and corrosion-resistant PTFE-bronze... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Deep Groove Ball Bearings offer minimized noise/friction.

April 7, 2009

Generation C FAG deep groove ball bearings feature optimized raceway curvature between balls and rings, lessening chance of misalignment between inner and outer ring. Manufactured from nitrile butadiene rubber, HRS seal matches recess on inner ring. Venting grooves and recesses on rings and shield also optimize performance, while riveted steel cage minimizes noise levels and shock sensitivity.... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Miniature Linear Guides suit compact machine builds.

February 2, 2009

Comprised of at least 1 inner and 1 outer guideway pair, cylindrical roller flat cages, and end pieces, Miniature Linear Guidance Sets can support forces from all directions, apart from direction of motion. Arrangement of rolling elements enables systems to transmit loads at contact angle of 45°. Made from through-hardened steel and ground on all sides, guideways are screw mounted from above... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Spherical Roller Bearings are offered in extended life version.

December 19, 2008

Optimized for service life longevity, FAG E1 bearings with ODs over 320 mm are available in X-life premium quality versions. These double-row, self-containing units are comprised of solid outer rings with concave raceway, solid inner rings with cylindrical or tapered bores, and barrel rollers with cages. Suited for use where bearing performance specifications remain unchanged, products feature... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Actuator measures 80 x 48 mm.

December 11, 2008

Suited for both single and multi-axis linear automation systems, MKUVS32-KGT linear actuator has maximum stroke of 1,022 mm with single-piece support rail length of 1,100 mm. It enables travel speeds up to 1 m/s and accelerations of up to 30 m/s2. Unit features support rail, one or two carriages and high precision ball screw drive with maximum spindle speed of 3,000 rpm. User can also... Read More

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