Radial Bearings

Mechanical Power Transmission

Schaeffler Supplies Key Components for New Panama Canal

June 30, 2016

Bearing Solutions for the Project of the Century The newest of what are now three channels in the Panama Canal eliminates a bottleneck for global commercial shipping. Schaeffler has supplied more than 3,400 rolling bearings for the lock technology and for water management. PANAMA CITY, Fla. and SCHWEINFURT, Germany, June 27, 2016 - After a nine-year construction period, the new, third...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Spherical Roller Bearings support vibratory applications.

June 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 hardened steel cages featuring outer ring centered guide ring, and C4 internal radial clearance. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

WD Bearings Group, Showcases Revolutionary New Ball and Roller Bearings Designs at Hannover Messe

September 15, 2015

WD Bearings Group, the global leader in customized and precision ball and roller bearings manufacturing, based in China and USA has displayed new premium cylindrical roller bearings, slewing ring bearings, premium ball bearings and Track Roller bearings products, as part of its continuous research and development program, which are revolutionary in design and application at Annual Hannover...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Radial Insert Ball Bearings offer anti-corrosion protection.

July 16, 2015

Featuring DUROTECT® B coating for anti-corrosion protection, FAG Black Series Ball Bearing Units are suitable for challenging operation conditions. Two self-retaining set screws that are offset by 120° securely locate inner ring on shaft. Available with inch and metric bore diameters, bearings have cast iron housing, black oxide coated rings, 1-piece seal with molded seal lip, and polyamide cage. Units come pre-lubricated and can be re-lubricated via lubrication nipple. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Rolling Bearings from Schaeffler's INA and FAG Brands Now Offer More Performance than Ever Before

October 24, 2014

X-life from Schaeffler - proven to be better FORT MILL, S.C. -- Rolling and plain bearings are extremely important for the function, cost-effectiveness and reliability of a wide range of industrial applications. Their continuous development offers considerable potential that can be used to support higher loads, increase operating life and improve performance. For more than 10 years, X-life...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

All Aboard! Emerson Bearing Now Serving the Rail Industry

November 14, 2013

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – Emerson Bearing a Boston based bearing company catering to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) markets throughout the world now supplies bearings and related products to the railroad and transportation industries. Emerson Bearing's new division for the rail industry fall into three major groups: • Bearings for Drive...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Anti-Reverse Bearings feature small radial section height.

October 9, 2013

Available in inch and metric sizes, with or without bearing assemblies, One Way Bearings operate directly on shaft, transmitting torque between shaft and housing in one direction and allowing free motion in opposite direction. HFL Series, with 2 integral radial bearings on both sides of needle roller clutch, support radial forces in tight areas and operate from -30 to 120°C. Available as small as 5.4 mm wide, OWC One Way Clutch bearings allow free overrun in opposite direction. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

NSK Expands the High Performance NSKHPS Bearing Product Line

June 20, 2013

ANN ARBOR, MI– NSK announced that it has expanded its High Performance Standard, NSKHPS bearing series lineup, for industrial machinery. As the world continues to demand a smaller environmental footprint and greater energy and cost savings, industrial operations are trending toward higher efficiency by maximizing component performance. To achieve this, bearings need to last longer and run...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission

Calnetix Technologies Adds Another Magnetic Bearings Patent to Its Portfolio

March 4, 2013

Cerritos, Calif.- Calnetix Technologies, a pioneer in developing and manufacturing high-speed permanent magnet motor generators, power electronics and magnetic bearings for a variety of applications and industries, recently received a patent on the company’s radial magnetic bearing invention. It is the fifth patent spearheaded by Principal Research Engineer Alexei Filatov. ...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Cooper Reduces Lead Times for Made-to-Order Bearings

January 14, 2013

NORFOLK, VA - Cooper Roller Bearings, a unit of Kaydon Corporation, is reducing delivery times for its large, made-to-order split roller bearings, thanks to a significant investment in manufacturing capacity that allows it to handle all production steps in-house. Eliminating reliance on outside machining sources also gives the company more control over quality. "Our lead times for large,...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Cylindrical Roller Bearings enhance turbine gearbox reliability.

August 5, 2011

SKF Separable High-Capacity Cylindrical Roller Bearings support high-speed shafts and high-speed intermediate shafts in wind turbine gearboxes. Designed for optimal load-carrying capacity as well as to eliminate risks of roller-to-roller smearing and adhesive wear in service, bearings features brass cage that promotes lower inertia, integrated cage guidance on inner ring (shoulder), and black-oxidized rollers. Design also features optimized play between rollers and cage bars. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Timken Displays Full Line of Wind Energy Aftermarket Products, Solutions

May 26, 2011

New products: UltraWind P1 Seal, High-Capacity Cylindrical Roller Bearings CANTON, Ohio, -- Experts at The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) assert that for the wind-energy industry, productivity hinges on consistent, uninterrupted turbine operation that starts with material and centers on the point where the wind's energy is harnessed to create power. Leveraging its leading expertise in bearing and...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Rolling Bearings enhance wind turbine rotor shaft performance.

April 7, 2011

Combination of tapered roller (locating) and cylindrical roller (non-locating) bearings with angular adjustment capability enable narrow axial guidance of wind turbine rotor shaft, minimizing effects of vibration. Bearing housing design enables required angular adjustment to be made in order to compensate for any misalignment between bearing positions. Able to prevent high axial clearances, solution is designed for supporting main rotor shafts of wind turbines. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

BIGLIA Group Relies on Linear Guides and Spindle Bearings from Schaeffler

December 21, 2010

The Schaeffler Group has expanded its close working partnership with Italian machine tool manufacturer The BIGLIA Group. In addition to supplying ball and roller monorail guidance systems for BIGLIA's range of lathes and multi-spindle machine tools, Schaeffler will also supply its super precision FAG spindle and cylindrical roller bearings. This technical and commercial collaboration with...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Maintenance-Free Spherical Plain Bearings Support New Retractable Roof at Olympic Stadium in Kiev

October 21, 2010

A total of 240 maintenance-free spherical plain bearings supplied by the Schaeffler Group are to play a vital role in supporting a new retractable roof for the new Olympic Stadium in Kiev. Built in 1923, the Ukraine's Olympic Stadium in Kiev has been renovated on several occasions but is currently undergoing a thorough, comprehensive modernisation programme in preparation for the UEFA Euro...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 lubricant flow, which helps prevent damage to bearing. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Low Friction Rolling Element Bearings Enable Significant Energy Savings in Axial Piston Pumps and Motors

September 24, 2010

By working closely with a manufacturer of hydraulic pumps and motors, The Schaeffler Group has optimised a number of bearings used in Sauer-Danfoss' newly developed H1 series of axial piston pumps and motors. As a result of the new optimised X-life cylindrical and tapered rolling bearings, overall efficiencies of the H1 pumps and H1 motors have increased by around 2 per cent, resulting in...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Cylindrical Roller Bearings manage loads from multiple directions.

September 17, 2010

Offered with 3.54 in. max ID, precision cylindrical roller bearings for screw drives combine axial cylindrical rollers and radial needle rollers in configuration that can manage loads from multiple directions. With 18.1 in. max ID, precision cylindrical roller bearings for rotary tables have integrated design with L-shaped inner ring, shaft washer, outer ring, 2 thrust roller cage assemblies, and radial full complement row. This design also manages stresses from multiple directions. 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 strength to bearing, which results in rigid rolling element that withstands peak load conditions. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Reconditioning Extends Life of Axlebox Bearings

January 21, 2010

FAG Industrial Services (F'IS), the maintenance and condition monitoring division of the Schaeffler Group, is now offering rail operators a rapid reconditioning service for the company's TAROL range of axlebox bearing units. The repair and periodic maintenance of axlebox bearing units on rail vehicles can significantly extend the life of these very heavily stressed components. As the...Read More