Cookies on the SKF website

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our websites and web applications. By continuing without changing your browser settings, we assume you give your consent to receive cookies. However, you can change your browser cookie setting at any time.

Rotor positioning bearings

SKF Rotor positioning bearings (fig. 1, table 1) are customized units with optimized mechanical integration between a magnetic impulse ring and a bearing in an application. The integrated units:
  • allow the use of nearly all bearing types 
  • allow high speeds and temperatures
  • generate strong magnetic impulses that are related to the rotor angular position
  • can deliver the magnetic field in the axial or radial direction, on a through shaft or at the end of a shaft
  • are very robust under severe operating conditions as a result of their high magnetic field strength

Applications

  • absolute angular position information for electric motor control in, for example:
    • belt-driven starter generators
    • traction motors
    • e-superchargers and e-turbochargers
  • shaft speed detection or low-resolution angular position in, for example:
    • crankshafts
    • transmission shafts
SKF logo