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Manufacture and test

Our specialist can provide specific lubricant recommendations for best machine tool performance.

SKF offers a wide range of high-performance lubricants for machine tools and especially for spindle units, linear guidings and ball screws.

Assembly tools and measurement equipment

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SKF offers a wide range of bearing assembly tools and measurement equipment that facilitates quick, easy and accurate mounting and dismounting of spindles. These include:
  • Bearing heaters
  • Hydraulic nuts
  • Bearing pullers
  • Gauges for bearing mounting

Training support

Achieving and maintaining proper spindle operation is a constant challenge, as several changing variables can impact performance, either singularly or in combination. These include:
  • Bearing mounting
  • Precision alignment
  • Condition control
  • Failure root cause analyse

Testing support

Achieving and maintaining proper spindle operation is a constant challenge, as several changing variables can impact performance, either singularly or in combination. These include:
  • Running accuracy
  • Dynamic behaviour and vibration
  • Speed
  • Thermal behaviour
  • Rigidity

On-site services

SKF machine tool precision services
SKF offers an on-site spindle condition check that includes suggestions to help to improve the overall equipment effectiveness. These include:
  • Vibration check for spindle status condition
  • Imbalance check and fine balancing
  • Tool nose taper run-out check and regrinding
  • Pull force check and adjustment

SKF manufacturing and testing support

Achieving and maintaining proper spindle operation is a constant challenge, as several changing variables can impact performance, either singularly or in combination. Comprises:
  • A global manufacturing and logistics footprint
  • World-class engineering and manufacturing processes
  • Expert testing services, including prototype testing, end-of-production-line quality test systems and portable quality test systems
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