Electric traction motor
Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors or Asynchronous Motors
Both types present manufacturers with similar design challenges: how to best optimize power density and overall efficiency, since hitting those targets means the motors must endure higher operating speeds and temperatures.
Meet your design challenges with SKFSKF offers a range of advanced bearing solutions to meet your electric traction motor requirements. See below how SKF bearings and units can help increase power density and operating speeds while controlling temperatures and production costs.
SKF Rotor Positioning Bearings
A magnetic impulse ring and a high-speed, high-temperature bearing in one
SKF eDrive Ball Bearings
Energy efficient bearing designed for electric and hybrid vehicle drivelines
Deep groove ball bearings
Simple design that delivers robust, high-speed performance
SKF Rotor Positioning Sensor-Bearing Units
Bearing function and absolute angular position sensing in one compact unit
SKF Motor Encoder Sensor-Bearing Unit
Precise encoder pulses, direction, incremental position, low friction and high speed bearing functionality
Hybrid bearings have rings made of bearing steel and rolling elements made of bearing grade silicon nitride