Sorry, online purchases are not available in your country.
Close

Managing quotes online is only available to users with corporate accounts. You can still request a quote, but it will be emailed to you.

Upgrade to a corporate account for advanced options and personal service.

BDIExpress Knowledge Base

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
  • Type: BDI Success Story
4.29 (7)
Article Rating (7 Votes)
Rate this article

Rating Feedback

Thanks for Voting.

What can we do to make this article better? Include your name and email or phone number if you would like us to contact you. Otherwise, your response will be anonymous.

Name:
Email:
Phone:
Comment:
 
  • Icon PDFExport to PDF
Comments (1) Comments
Comment By rob mcarthur - Nov 14, 2018 9:17 AM
good info
Icon Add Comment
Full Name *
Email Address * (Required, but not published)
Comment *
Security Code Security Code
 
Related Articles RSS Feed
How to Load Ball Bearings into a Metric Series Ball Nut - 2536
Viewed 177 time(s) since Mar 16, 2017
Main Make-Up Conveyor Bearing Failures No More - 5195
Viewed 42 time(s) since Jul 27, 2018
Reliable Diagnosis of Damage in Vibrating Screens - 5309
Viewed 108 time(s) since Aug 15, 2018
Mechanized Bolting Jumbo Had Bearing Failure - 5238
Viewed 38 time(s) since Jul 30, 2018
Vegetable Processing Plant was having issues with Ball Bearings - 5199
Viewed 51 time(s) since Jul 27, 2018
Diamond Soot Blower Modification Delivers Savings that Electrify Power Generation Customer - 348
Viewed 362 time(s) since Dec 4, 2014
Incorrect Bearing Replacement Type Can Cause Premature Failure - 274
Viewed 258 time(s) since Nov 10, 2014
Premature Bearing Failure in Autoclave Bogie Wheel - 5241
Viewed 35 time(s) since Jul 30, 2018
Special Heating Equipment for Extra Large Workpieces - 5311
Viewed 129 time(s) since Aug 15, 2018
Unplanned downtime in automotive component manufacturer - 5185
Viewed 68 time(s) since Jul 27, 2018