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SKF Drum Support Units front loading

A typical SKF Drum Support Unit, horizontal axis has the following requirements:

  • Spinning speed = 1600 rpm
  • (C/P) = 2.5 (very heavy load)
  • Operating temperature = 90°C

The patented unit developed by SKF integrates the cast iron hub, the 2 supporting bearings, the garter seal.


  • Integrated solution
  • Reduced process assembly cost
  • The anti-creeping system avoids the bearing rotation inside its own housing
  • The solution is robust, reliable and all provided by a single source

SKF Drum Units

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