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Centre support bearing carriers

Precise gear-mesh in light alloy-cased longitudinal gearboxes

Stable gearbox operating conditions require precise gear-mesh, which in turn requires rigid support for the input shaft and lay shaft. The centre support bearing carriers can help achieve it for light alloy-cased longitudinal gearboxes.

Bolted into the gearbox housing

Designed to minimize the effects of differential thermal expansion, these pre-assembled units feature two cylindrical roller bearings in a sheet metal carrier. Well suited for gearboxes with high power rates, the centre support bearing carriers integrate shoulders and snap ring functionality. Advantages include:
Reduced system costs    
  • Improved operating efficiency
  • Reduced noise and vibration
  • More compact, lightweight designs
  • Optimized designs before prototyping
  • Reduced development time
  • Simplified gearbox housing design and assembly
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