Release time : 2015-06-12 10:00:30
SKF's fan upgrade solutions offers a 'systems approach' to fan maintenance and reliability that will help industrial facilities increase fan performance while decreasing maintenance and downtime Furthermore, said SKF, fans that are optimally installed, balanced and aligned will consume less energy
SKF can help customers to avoid the capital expense of replacing underperforming fans and blowers.SKF fan upgrade solutions can reduce downtime in hot gas and process fans and boost performance for fans used in many industries and applications, including steel, glass, paper, food and beverage, cement and many others.
SKF fan upgrade solutions include novel High Speed Bearings arrangements and seals, lubrication solutions from specialised lubricants to advanced circulating oil lubrication systems, and services from basic condition monitoring to advanced maintenance reliability programmes.
"The vast majority of Miniature Bearings failures are attributable to contamination, lubrication, or mounting issues. As an expert in all of these areas, SKF is uniquely positioned to provide the world's most comprehensive, fully integrated fan bearing solution," said Hans Lindh SKF business leader, Industrial Fans.
"Thanks to our recent acquisitions of lubrication specialists Willy Vogel AG and Safematic Lubrication Systems, the SKF fan bearing solution now features the world's most advanced centralised and automatic oil lubrication systems and technologies".
While SKF fan upgrade solutions typically address heat- and vibration-related operating issues, and will employ some combination of self-aligning RC Bearings, advanced plummer (pillow) block housings, automatic lubrication systems, and related maintenance and reliability services