Heavy loads and vibration
Crankshafts are designed to convert the up and down motion of the pistons into horizontal rotation. Loads can be heavy, particularly in diesel or turbocharged engines.
Handle your requirementsSKF can help designers address these and other engine block operating issues. See the SKF solutions below to see how they can help reduce vibration and extend reliability for balancer shafts and crankshafts.
Needle roller bearings
Big load-carrying capacity in a compact, cost-effective arrangement
Cylindrical roller bearings
Optimized for greater operational reliability and insensitivity to misalignment
Deep groove ball bearings
Simple design that delivers robust, high-speed performance
Double row ball bearings
High conformity between balls and the deep, uninterrupted raceways
Elastomeric shaft seals
SKF offers a wide range of elastomeric shaft seals.
PTFE shaft seals
SKF offers a range of solutions with a bonded PTFE wafer and optional unitized designs.
Magnetic trigger wheels
SKF is an established supplier of magnetic trigger wheels in the automotive industry.
SKF Low Friction Engine Seals
SKF Low Friction Engine seals are based on the technology of the PTFE seals, but use sophisticated elastomer materials.
SKF ROTOSTAT integrated crankshaft seal
The intelligent combination of dynamic and static seal bonded directly to a metal carrier or retainer with an integrated engine management sensor and trigger wheels.