SKF to demonstrate industry focussed solutions at Agritechnica

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    2013 November 05, 08:00 CET

    SKF will showcase a series of innovative technologies that will improve reliability and performance in agriculture machinery and equipment applications at the Agritechnica 2013 Exhibition

    Gothenburg, 5 November 2013: SKF will be demonstrating how solutions from its Off Highway segment helps to improve efficiency for agriculture machinery and equipment applications at Agritechnica 2013.

    The SKF stand will show a range of offers that enhance the performance of farm machinery and equipment including:  Specialist design and development expertise and innovative application solutions including hub units for Agriculture attachments, eletro-mechanical actuators, patented sealing solutions, Y-bearings & housings and novel oil and grease lubrications systems for agricultural applications.

    Global expert engineering capability and knowledge of agriculture machine market is combined with key products that can deliver specialised solutions to the challenges faced by industry OEMs.  SKF knowledge and engineering tools can help machine manufacturers expedite product design. Unitised solutions such as the SKF agri hub range help reduce assembly times and improve machine operations.  These innovative solutions increase productivity and provide other benefits including lower total cost of operation achieved by increased reliability, reduced environmental impact and increased operator safety.

    SKF will also launch a new campaign in support of our distribution partners at Agritechnica.  Focussing on SKF’s successful agricultural Y-bearings and hub units for independent tillage discs, SKF will present a range of materials specifically designed to support our specialist agricultural distributor community.
    *The SKF stand will present three new products for the Agricultural segment at Agritechnica

    SKF CE Double Row Angular Contact Ball Bearing
    The SKF CE double row angular contact ball bearing are available in the 32 and 33 series in the range from 20 to 50 mm bore diameter.  The limited range of CE bearings enables SKF to offer customers a cost-effective solution for agriculture applications such as pulleys, fan hubs, and seeding planters, disc harrows and other attachments where a reliable and robust performance is essential. The CE bearings are equipped with low friction and low noise glass fibre reinforced polyamide cages as standard. They are optionally available with stamped steel cages.

    SKF Agri Hub for slurry fertiliser injector
    A brand new addition to SKF’s successful agri hub portfolio; the SKF Agri hub for fertiliser injector discs offers optimised corrosion resistance delivering extended service life in the harsh, corrosive slurry injector environment. Featuring a composite, co-moulded housing for corrosion resistance and greased for life, SKF Agri Hub for fertiliser injector discs boost farm productivity while minimising environmental impact all within a cost effective, unitised solution.

    Lincoln 18-volt PowerLuber grease gun with lithium-ion battery                     
    SKF offers the new Lincoln PowerLuber grease gun for maintenance professionals. The most advanced grease gun in its class, the 18-volt PowerLuber features an LCD display that indicates grease dispensed, cartridge level, charge level and more.  Its 18-volt, high-amperage, lithium-ion battery provides superior run time, and its two speed design delivers outstanding flow and pressure and offers dual motor protection with its self-resetting thermocouple.

    SKF experts will be on hand to explain the benefits of all these innovations to delegates, using product demonstrations, case studies and presentations.

    Agritechnica 2013, the The World’s Leading International Exhibition for Agricultural Machinery and Equipment  takes place from 12- 16 November at Hanover Messe, Germany, SKF will be in Hall 1 on Stand B227

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    For further information, please contact: Press Relations: Monique Turner, +1 267 436 6836, +1 215 801 8722,

    SKF is a leading global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance and reliability services, engineering consulting and training. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 15,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in 2012 were SEK 64,575 million and the number of employees was 46,775.

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