Oil-lubricated rolling bearings

Design and performance flexibility

Oil-lubricated rolling bearings from SKF can help boost operational and bottom-line performance for low and high speed shafts in gear drive and direct drive compressors. 
For systems in development that will use an oil-refrigerant mixture as lubricant, the bearings will deliver many of the same high-speed, high-efficiency benefits of a permanent magnet motor/variable speed drive system. In gear-driven systems, the bearings can be integrated in the high-speed output shaft. 
Operating benefits include:
  • Better energy
  • Volumetric efficiency
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