SKF launches resilient mount Vibracon kit at SMM 2016

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    2016 September 08, 13:00 CEST

    SKF is using the SMM 2016 trade fair (Hamburg, 6-9 September) to introduce a new one-box kit version of its proven Vibracon technology for the quick, accurate and clean alignment and chocking of resilient mounts.

    Gothenburg, Sweden, 8 September 2016: SKF has introduced a new Vibracon kit for the clean and permanent alignment and chocking of resilient mounted equipment. Presented to the global market for the first time at SMM 2016, the universal chocking solution is particularly quick and easy to use on resilient mounts in the maritime industry, such as those under engines, generators and skids, and is both adjustable and reusable.

    Each complete kit comprises all the components needed for one resilient mount, including SKF Vibracon chocks, an adaptor plate, SKF spherical washers, an adjustment tool, foundation bolts, nuts, jack bolts and locking bolts. It is delivered as a one-box solution for trouble-free implementation, and allows for alterations and height adjustments during the installation process to achieve accurate alignment and even load distribution for optimum application support.

    The new Vibracon kit also ensures compliance with resilient mount manufacturers’ installation requirements, and offers slope and angular compensation without the need for time-consuming traditional chocking methods, such as the welding of machined steel plates and the use of epoxy resins. Furthermore, as it eliminates the problems and waste associated with high temperatures, welding fumes and resins it is far cleaner than conventional chocking processes and can reduce the environmental impact of the application.

    SKF experts will be available on the stand at the leading international maritime trade fair to give more information and visitors will be able to see a demonstration of Vibracon kits for resilient mounts.

    The solution is available for immediate delivery.

    See SKF at SMM 2016: Hall A1, stand 210

    Aktiebolaget SKF
           (publ)

    For further information, please contact:
    Press Relations: Nia Kihlström, +46 31 337 6418; +46 705 77 6418, nia.kihlstrom@skf.com

    SKF is a leading global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance and reliability services, engineering consulting and training. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in 2015 were SEK 75 997 million and the number of employees was 46 635. www.skf.com

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