go to the Strip Tension Measurement product page Brunilda Iler asked on Nov 7th, 2013 in Strip Tension Measurement

What bearings shall I use?

Marko Sydanlammi

ABB's answer

SKF CARB bearings are ideal, as they eliminate axial forces and adapt to misalignments. It should be noted though that SKF CARB bearings must rotate to relax axial forces completely. SKF CARB bearings are to be used at one end only. Cylindrical roller bearings or self-aligning spherical ball bearings can also be used. Fix at one end and allow the other end to slide in the bearing house. 

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    Marko Sydanlammi

    Marko has a masters of science in mechanical enginering and joined ABB in 1991 where he has held many different positions. Since year 2013 he works in the position as Global Product Manager for Force Sensors to rolling mill and web tension applications.

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