Broad metric-size selection offers optimal reliability in electric motors
NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Nov. 17, 2017 — A full range of metric deep groove ball bearings is now available from The Timken Company, a global leader in bearings and mechanical power transmission products. The portfolio includes standard, thin section, narrow, wide, miniature and extra-small deep groove ball bearings from 3 mm to 400 mm bore sizes.
Reducing noise and vibration in electric motors is a challenge in many industries, and quiet-running bearings are key to keeping these levels low. That’s why all Timken® Deep Groove Ball Bearings are qualified for electric motors to keep equipment operating smoothly.
“More choices and more consistent performance,” said Hans Landin, vice president of power transmission products for Timken, when asked what the metric size expansion means for customers. “We’re pleased to offer yet another full line of Timken products. This expansion is an example of our commitment to offer customers a wider range of products and power transmission components.”
Timken deep groove ball bearings follow ISO standards and are dimensionally interchangeable with competitor products. Designed to deliver optimal performance and long life, all bearings:
- Feature super finishing on the raceways to reduce friction;
- Use premium low torque/noise grease;
- Are available in C3 clearance (preferred for electric motors); and
- Meet precise manufacturing standards (minimizing noise and vibration).
Take a deeper look at metric-size deep groove ball bearings at timken.com.
About The Timken Company
The Timken Company engineers, manufactures and markets bearings, gear drives, belts, chain, couplings, lubrication systems and related products, and offers a spectrum of powertrain rebuild and repair services. The leading authority on tapered roller bearings, Timken today applies its deep knowledge of metallurgy, tribology and mechanical power transmission across a variety of bearings and related systems to improve reliability and efficiency of machinery and equipment all around the world. The company’s growing product and services portfolio features many strong industrial brands including Timken®, Fafnir®, Philadelphia Gear®, Drives®, Lovejoy®, and Groeneveld®. Known for its quality products and collaborative technical sales model, Timken posted $2.7 billion in sales in 2016. With more than 14,000 employees operating from 31 countries, Timken makes the world more productive and keeps industry in motion.