Three-barrier solution

Environmentally friendly and cost-effective, the SKF solution for conveyors can extend bearing service life without solid lubricants, taconite seals or large quantities of grease. Lubricated for life in most applications, the SKF solution for conveyors consists of four components:

  • Sealed SKF Explorer spherical roller bearings and sealed CARB bearings
  • SKF plummer (pillow) block housings
  • Standard SKF L or S-type seals
  • SKF LGGB2 biodegradable grease

Designed and proven to perform

SKF Explorer spherical roller bearings can accommodate very heavy radial and heavy axial loads in applications prone to misalignment or shaft deflection. Efficient contact seals and factory-filled high quality grease make the units ready to use.

SKF Explorer spherical roller bearings provide a significant improvement in key operational parameters and have proven to last several times longer than competitor's bearings when tested under typical heavy-duty conditions. This is especially true for SKF sealed spherical roller bearings, where the extraordinary sealing performance leaves the competition far behind.
OEM benefits
  • Increase "Mean Time Between Failures"
  • Enables downsizing
  • Enhances productivity
  • Reduces assembly costs
  • Simplifies design
  • No need for secondary seals
Aftermarket benefits
  • Increases reliability
  • Extends service life
  • Reduces lubricant consumption
  • Reduces environmental impact
  • Reduces maintenance costs
  • No need for secondary seals

SKF Explorer performance class upgrade

All SKF spherical roller bearings have been upgraded to the new SKF Explorer performance class specifications, featuring a combination of high-quality steel and an improved heat treatment process. The result: a superior balance between hardness and toughness, enabling up to twice the service life as the original SKF Explorer. Benefits include:
  • Increased uptime
  • Improved reliability
  • Resistance to contamination
  • Higher productivity levels
  • Reduced noise and vibration levels
  • Excellent wear resistance
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