Large bearings from NKE up to 800mm for industrial and wind turbine gearboxes, generators and railway applications
Published: 29 October 2020 - Rachael Morling
NKE Austria produces large bearings at its plant in Steyr. The Austrian bearing specialist follows a flexible production strategy, allowing to produce large bearings in batches of as little as 10 and up to 500 units. Deep groove ball bearings as well as cylindrical, tapered and spherical roller bearings with diameters ranging from 200 mm to 800 mm can be produced at these volumes. These bearings are used in a wide range of applications, including industrial and wind turbine gearboxes, generators and railway applications.
“Our production strategy at the Steyr site is geared towards flexibility and speed,” says Stefan Weidmann, sales director with NKE. “State-of-the-art technologies form the basis for maximum efficiency and precision, providing us with greater flexibility with regard to our UK and European OEM customers – after all, still by far our largest markets.”
NKE offers both standard and special bearings for all industrial applications. A wide range of standard bearings is available from stock or at short production lead-times. NKE also provides customized products and solutions. In addition to product development and application engineering, NKE provides a full range of technical services, consulting, documentation and training. NKE’s products are distributed through 12 international offices and more than 240 distribution outlets in 60 countries.