SKF Accessories

Accessories designed for longer life & easier maintenance


SKF offers high quality of sleeves which ensure increased bearing performance. Adapter sleeve is the most commonly used component for locating bearings with tapered bore onto a cylindrical seat as they can be used on plain or stepped shaft. Adapter sleeves are easy to install and require no additional location on the shaft.


•    Better machining quality
•    Superior material quality
•    Prepared for oil mounting from shaft size 180 mm
•    Adapter sleeve, lock nut and locking device from one source


•    Reduced downtime and maintenance costs
•    Easy and precise mounting
•    Allows higher speed and silent running
•    Minimized fretting corrosion
•    Longer bearing service life
•    High load carrying ability
•    Easy mounting & dismounting


Locknuts can be used to mount bearings on tapered shaft seats and adapter sleeves and dismount bearings from withdrawal sleeves. SKF manufactures a wide assortment of lock nuts and locking methods. Lock Nuts have four equally spaced slots respectively around the outside diameter to take a hook or impact spanner.

Lock Nuts in the KM and KML series are available for metric ISO threads and are locked with an MBL washer or with a stronger MB washer.

Lock Nuts in the HM 30 and HM 31 series have trapezoidal threads and are locked with an MS locking clip consisting of a clip, a hexagonal headed bolt and spring lock washer.

Features & Benefits

•    A simple, stable and reliable fastening element
•    Available in a wide range of sizes suitable for demanding application
•    Easy to mount and dismount
•    Better machining quality – Faster, easy & precise mounting
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