INSOCOAT bearings save cement plant 55 000 euro
Looking for a way to boost uptime while cutting repair and lost productivity costs, the plant looked to SKF.
The SKF solutionSKF engineers determined that stray electric currents passing through the motor bearings were causing the failures. To stop them, SKF installed an INSOCOAT bearing with a coated outer ring on the non-drive side, and an INSOCOAT bearing with a coated inner ring on the drive side.
The resultsThe INSOCOAT bearings outlasted the conventional bearings by three years, more than tripling service life and saving the plant €55 000 in lost productivity.
Return On Investment (ROI) over 3 years
- Lost productivity costs: €56 000
- Initial bearing solution investment: €1 000
- Total savings: €55 000
- Total ROI: 6 122%