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Giant Spherical Roller Bearings for Beijing Wheel Now Complete
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Giant Spherical Roller Bearings for Beijing Wheel Now Complete

After 18 months, The Schaeffler Group has now completed the manufacture of two giant spherical roller bearings for the world's tallest observation wheel, China's new Beijing Wheel. Two giant-sized spherical roller bearings from Schaeffler Group have now been completed, ready for use on the world's tallest observation wheel, China's brand new Beijing Wheel. In total, around 22 tonnes of steel has...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Instrument enables condition monitoring at all skill levels.

Designed for early detection of damage in rotating machine elements, handheld FAG Detector III can be used to balance rotors and shafts in static and dynamic balancing applications. Firmware v3.4 provides 3D view of measurement data as well as waterfall diagrams, enabling display of results via 3D illustrations in Viewer. Offering database of more than 20,000 different bearing products from...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Dual Mass Flywheel includes pendulum-type absorber.

To optimize vibration damping, LuK Dual Mass Flywheel features centrifugal pendulum-type absorber mounted on flange. Stiffness of pendulum is generated by centrifugal force during operation. Absorber has no set natural frequency, causing frequency to change depending on speed. Pendulum mass of 2.2 lb can reduce transmission vibrations up to 60%. Designed to optimize driving comfort, dual mass...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

FAG Changes the Face of Wheel Bearings: Axial, Not Radial - New FAG Bearing Concept with Axial Splines

SCHWEINFURT, Germany, May 15 - An approximate 10 percent reduction in weight and a considerably simplified mounting procedure (compared with conventional radial splines) are the most significant advantages of the new FAG wheel bearing concept that is preloaded by means of axial splines in the axle journal. The use of the orbitally formed shoulder as a carrier for clearance-free axial gear teeth...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Prestigious Supplier Credential: LuK Earns Honorable Mention in 2008 Automotive News PACE Award Competition

TROY, Mich., April 28 - The automotive supplier LuK - a brand of the Schaeffler Group - received an honorable mention in the prestigious 2008 Automotive News PACE Award competition. The 14th annual PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers' Contribution to Excellence) Award is jointly presented by Automotive News, Microsoft, SAP and Transportation Research Center Inc. LuK was recognized for its...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Automotive Technologies for Sustainable Development: Schaeffler Group Presents More Than 20 Innovations for Emission Control and Fuel Economy at the 2008 North American International Auto Show

DETROIT, Jan. 13 -- The Schaeffler Group, a leading manufacturer of rolling bearings, engine and transmissions systems for the automotive industry, has gone on the innovation offensive in order to support sustainable development with more than 20 innovations for the drive train. As a system and engineering partner to the automotive industry, we are in a position to offer a wide range of product...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Intelligent Bearing Solution for Parallel Kinematic Robots: Fewer Components, Higher Efficiency

Triple Ring Bearing Saves Installation Space and Time At the Productronica trade fair, Schaeffler Group Industrial presents its developmental work performed on a new triple ring bearing which helps to simplify the structure of handling robots with parallel kinematics and significantly increases their operating efficiency. Parallel kinematic robots are compact handling devices with large stroke....

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

A Wide Range of Products for Enhanced Performance of Production Machinery

Higher precision, reduced design space and easier installation: CHICAGO, September 6, 2006. For many years now, the Schaeffler brands INA, FAG and Barden have been at the forefront in main spindles, ball screw supports, rotary tables and linear technology. Complemented by the mechatronic and direct drives specialists from IDAM (INA - Drives and Mechatronics), Schaeffler Group Industrial now...

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