Protection from stray currents
Insulate your assets with SKFWhen stray electric currents pass through the bearing they can cause significant damage, including micro cratering in the raceway, melting metal surfaces and degraded lubricant.
Once bearing damage from the electric passage current has begun, increased noise levels, reduced effectiveness of the lubricant, increased heat and excessive vibration will contribute to drastically decrease bearing service life.
Insulated bearings from SKF offer a reliable, cost-effective solution to stray currents. Whether it’s DC, AC, or high frequency pulses, chances are likely that stray electric currents will enter motor bearings. With SKF electrically insulated bearings, the potential damage from the current is eliminated.
SKF also provides advanced bearing current analysis services to help you solve recurring stray current problems.