SKF can customize super-precision bearings in small quantities for delivery in just days throughout North America. SKF super-precision bearings suit machine tool applications by integrating designs and materials for higher speeds and higher load-carrying capacities. Quick and timely customization allows OEMs to meet particular customer requests and helping end-users in the aftermarket to avoid costly repairs and downtime. Customization services can accommodate all types of SKF super-precision bearings with outside diameter sizes ranging from 40 mm to 300 mm in any quantity and at any time.
SKF super-precision bearings provide the high speeds, high running accuracy, high system rigidity, low heat generation, and low noise and vibration levels essential for optimized performance in the machine tool industry. All customization services are centralized and expedited at SKF’s North Charleston, SC, production facility, where the custom bearings are developed, tested, and packed in a dedicated and controlled environment. All customized super-precision bearings are subject to exacting standards and backed by SKF’s full warranty support.
Among the services, SKF can customize pre-loading of precision spindle bearings, modify angular contact and ball screw support bearings, convert rolling elements from standard bearing steel to ceramic balls for higher load capacity with low friction and heat characteristics, optimize greasing, grind notches, and substitute or redesign bearing cages, among many other capabilities. In addition, SKF can develop special packaging, integrate unique markings, and provide measuring reports as requested.