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Bearing Switch Yields Maintenance Savings

A major food manufacturer was using 15 bearings per quarter on a filling line. Each bearing took half an hour to replace. Fully loaded maintenance cost was estimated at $250/hour. 

BDI recommended changeover to the RBC ATF-10-T8. Although it is nearly 50% more expensive, the RBC ATF-10 required only 12 replacements annually.

To access RBC’s airframe control needle roller bearings (ATF/ATL) specification sheet, please click on the following link:

http://www.rbcbearings.com/aero-pdfs/Rolling/064_088/Ndl_ATF_ATL.pdf

Referenced Parts

  1. RBC Aircraft Roller Bearing
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Comment By rob mcarthur - Nov 14, 2018 9:17 AM
good info
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