SKF Explorer roller bearings

Perfect for punishing drivetrain conditions

From the smallest fractional geared motor to the largest customized gearboxes and motors, bearing operating conditions and demands vary widely. Requirements can range from smooth, silent operation to reliable performance under extreme duty cycles and contaminated lubricant conditions. SKF Explorer roller bearings can handle all of it and more.

SKF Explorer roller bearings are available in a wide assortment:
  • Spherical roller bearings
  • Tapered roller bearings
  • Cylindrical roller bearings including high capacity execution
  • CARB toroidal roller bearings
  • Deep groove ball bearings
  • Spherical roller thrust bearings
Equally important, SKF can provide extensive engineering support, ranging from basic advice to advanced calculations and simulations.

By using high performance SKF Explorer bearings and applying SKF competence, you can increase overall driveline operational reliability, boost gear unit performance by increasing transmitted torque or load carrying capacity, and reduce the risk of unplanned breakdowns.

SKF Explorer performance class upgrade

CARB toroidal roller bearing
All SKF spherical roller bearings and CARB 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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