SKF delivers its largest bearing to Peruvian customer

  Enquiry / contact me

The three-tonne 241/900 sealed SRB is dimensionally equivalent to a standard SKF non-sealed version

SKF delivers its largest bearing to Peruvian customer
SKF delivers its largest bearing to Peruvian customer

SKF's Gothenburg factory has produced the company's largest sealed spherical roller bearing (SRB) to date. The '241/900' SRB is 50 per cent larger and three times heavier than the previous largest SKF sealed SRB.

Features and applications

Destined for a Polysius Polycom 8 roller press at a large copper mine in Peru, the three-tonne 241/900 sealed SRB is dimensionally equivalent to a standard SKF non-sealed version, with inner diameter (bore) of 900mm, outer diameter of 1,420mm and width of 515mm. The seal itself consists of a rubber over-moulded steel plate with the same profile and offering the same characteristics as those currently used with existing SKF sealed SRBs. The customer’s sealed SRB will be fitted to a horizontal shaft and will operate in extremely dusty conditions, with very fine stone dust from both the desert location itself and the grinding processes posing a major contamination risk.

Highly loaded application

The roller press is a highly loaded application (C/P of 2-3) subject to frequent shock loading; the predominantly radial loads, when coupled with the high level of contamination at the site, poses a significant risk of early bearing failure. SKF’s custom made seal aims to at least double the bearing service life by reducing the risk of contamination in this application significantly.   

Posted on November 7, 2017 - (485 views)
Related articles
Single-board Computer with 11th Gen Intel® Core™ U-series and Celeron® 6000 Processors
How Augmented Reality HMI Systems Improve Plant Management
Power Quality Analyzer for Error-free Measurements
Enertime will use ABB Generator to Boost Energy Efficiency of a Natural Gas Transmission Network
Service Management Cloud Solution
Mobile Thermal Imagers
AI computing, Network Capabilities and Miniature Design in IPCs
The Power of Machine Learning: How PEMS can Provide Value for Emissions Monitoring
Take Your First Steps with Intelligent Cameras
Monitoring and Surveillance Solutions for Governmental Authorities
Power Quality Analyzer for Error-free Measurements
Compact Spot Finder IR Camera Xi 410 from Optris
YOKOGAWA’s Global virtual event Y NOW 2021
All-In-One System for Precise Thickness Measurements in the Line
Reliable Turbine Flowmeters Meet Demands of Specialist Coolant Flow Applications
Flow Monitoring in an Explosive Atmosphere
Accurate Flowmeter Ideal for Multiple Water System Applications
Metering Grease Lubrication Flow in a Wind Turbin
NSF-Approved Mini Turbines
Ultrasonic Flowmeter Ideal for Ultra-Pure Water Applications
Compact Spot Finder IR Camera Xi 410 from Optris
YOKOGAWA’s Global virtual event Y NOW 2021
All-In-One System for Precise Thickness Measurements in the Line
Experience Easy with the New BradyPrinter i5300
Reliable Turbine Flowmeters Meet Demands of Specialist Coolant Flow Applications
Flow Monitoring in an Explosive Atmosphere
NSF-Approved Mini Turbines
VPFlowScope M flow meter: Measure, Discover & Save
Cloud-based Solution for Service Management
Metal Enclosed AC/DC Power Supplies from 18 to 960 Watt