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Coated Spherical Roller Bearings Improve Efficiency and Safety of Luxury Cruise Liner
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Coated Spherical Roller Bearings Improve Efficiency and Safety of Luxury Cruise Liner

18th May 2009 One of the world's largest luxury cruise liners is using special coated spherical roller bearings to help ensure the smooth, safe maneuvering of the ship, while also reducing vibration and noise levels, leading to reduced fuel consumption. Luxury cruise liner 'Celebrity Solstice', which was put to sea for her maiden voyage at the end of 2008, uses drive technology that incorporates...

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Linear Guidance Systems offer lubricant metering valves.
Material Handling & Storage

Linear Guidance Systems offer lubricant metering valves.

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...

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Stainless Steel Rod Ends are corrosion resistant.
Fasteners & Hardware

Stainless Steel Rod Ends are corrosion resistant.

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...

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Deep Groove Ball Bearings offer minimized noise/friction.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Deep Groove Ball Bearings offer minimized noise/friction.

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....

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Compact, High Performance Linear Motion Systems for Machine Builders
Agricultural & Farming Products

Compact, High Performance Linear Motion Systems for Machine Builders

At this year's Machine Building, Drives & Automation exhibition at the NEC (25-26 March 2009), Schaeffler (UK) Ltd (stand 808) will showcase a number of innovative linear motion products, including linear actuators, miniature linear guidance sets and a unique lubricant metering valve that cuts lubricant consumption by up to 25 per cent on linear guides. Customers of industrial automation systems...

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Miniature Linear Guides suit compact machine builds.
Material Handling & Storage

Miniature Linear Guides suit compact machine builds.

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 to...

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Energy Efficient Balancer Shaft Leads to Fuel Savings on Mercedes-Benz Engine
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Energy Efficient Balancer Shaft Leads to Fuel Savings on Mercedes-Benz Engine

14th January 2009 The Schaeffler Group has now commenced volume production of its INA lightweight balancer shaft for the new Mercedes-Benz OM 651 high performance diesel engine, leading to a valuable reduction in fuel consumption. The Schaeffler Group has now started volume production of its INA lightweight balancer shaft and rolling bearing assembly for the new Mercedes-Benz OM 651, a 2.2 litre,...

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New Products and Services at MAINTEC Help Reduce Plant Downtime and Improve Machine Availability
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

New Products and Services at MAINTEC Help Reduce Plant Downtime and Improve Machine Availability

8th January 2009 At this year's MAINTEC 2009 exhibition at the NEC, Schaeffler (UK) Ltd (stand 53) will showcase a number of new products and services for the inspection and maintenance of plant and machinery, including torque measurement products and oil analysis services. Visitors to the stand will have the opportunity to see how these new products and services can help improve machine...

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Spherical Roller Bearings are offered in extended life version.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Spherical Roller Bearings are offered in extended life version.

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...

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Linear Actuator measures 80 x 48 mm.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Actuator measures 80 x 48 mm.

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 specify...

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