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Reduced grease contamination for conveyor pulley

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Open spherical roller bearings mounted in competitor split plummer block housings with taconite seals supporting conveyor pulleys were suffering premature failures with an MTBF between 3 and 12 months. Analysis showed the cause of failure to be contamination of the bearing grease. Since the ultimate SKF Three-Barrier Solution (SKF housings, SKF Taconite Seals and upgraded sealed SKF Explorer spherical roller bearings) was installed, there have been no further failures

*MTBF - Mean Time Between Failure


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