Product Description

Slewing ring bearing is also called slewing ring, slewing bearing, turntable bearing, and rotary bearing. 
Slewing ring bearing is a bearing that CZPT to bear axial load, radial load and overturning torque. Under normal circumstances, slewing ring bearings have their own mounting holes, lubricant holes and seal holes, to meet the different needs of the various host working under the various conditions; 
On the other hand, slewing ring bearing itself has characteristics of compact structure, CZPT rotating convenient, easy to install and maintaining easily. 
1.Gear Heat Treatment

2. Structure
2.1 Slewing ring bearings have different types as per different structures, here below is what we offering now: 
Single row ball slewing ring bearings 
Double row ball slewing ring bearings
Crossed roller slewing ring bearings 
Three row roller slewing ring bearings 
Flange slewing ring bearings
2.2 The above slewing ring bearings can also be divided into 3 different types as per different transmissions:
Slewing ring bearings with no gear
Slewing ring bearings with external gear
Slewing ring bearings with internal gear
3. Features: 
Slewing ring bearings have more features: compact structure, reliable guide, simple installation, and easily maintenance
 
4. Application: 
Slewing ring bearings can be widely used in lifting & transport machinery, mining machinery, construction machinery, port hoisting machinery, port oil transfer equipment, onshore and offshore crane, excavator, concrete machine, paper machine, plastic and rubber machine, weave machine, steel plant, electronic power plant, wind power generator, other construction and industry machines or equipments and other large rotary device
Single row ball slewing ring bearing:

1.Slewing bearing is also called slewing ring, slewing ring bearing, turntable bearing, and rotary bearing. 
The single row ball slewing ring bearing is composed of 2 seat-rings. The balls contact with the circular race at 4 points, via which the axial force, radial force and resultant moment may be born simultaneously.

2.2. Structure
Slewing ring bearings have different types as per different structures, here below is what we offering now:
Single row ball slewing bearing has 3 different types:
Single row ball slewing bearing with no gear 
Single row ball slewing bearing with external gear 
Single row ball slewing bearing with internal gear 
Single row ball slewing ring bearing
1.Slewing bearing is also called slewing ring, slewing ring bearing, turntable bearing, and rotary bearing. 
The single row ball slewing ring bearing is composed of 2 seat-rings. The balls contact with the circular race at 4 points, via which the axial force, radial force and resultant moment may be born simultaneously.
 
2. Structure
 
Slewing ring bearings have different types as per different structures, here below is what we offering now:
Single row ball slewing bearing has 3 different types:
Single row ball slewing bearing with no gear 
Single row ball slewing bearing with external gear 
Single row ball slewing bearing with internal gear 

3. Features
Single row ball slewing ring bearings have following features:
Compact in structure and light in weight.
 
4. Application: 
Single row ball slewing ring bearings are widely used in slewing conveyers, welding arm and positioned, medium duty cranes, excavators and other engineering machines
Double row ball slewing ring bearing:
1.Slewing bearing is also called slewing ring, slewing ring bearing, turntable bearing, and rotary bearing. 
The double row ball slewing bearing has 3 seat-rings. The steel balls and the retainers may be directly arranged into the upper and lower racers. Two rows of steel balls with different diameters are fitted according to the force. Such open type fitting is extraordinary convenient, the loading angels at upper and lower races are 90°which can carry both of the axial force and capsizing moment. When the radial force is larger than 1/10 of the axial force, the races should be newly designed.
 
2. Structure:
Double row ball slewing bearing has 3 different types:
Double row ball slewing bearing with no gear
Double row ball slewing bearing with external gear 
Double row ball slewing bearing with internal gear 
 
3. Features:
Double row ball slewing ring bearings have following features:
Larger dimension of axial and radial and compact structure.
 
4. Application:
Double row ball slewing ring bearings are widely used in Tower cranes which require working radius over medium range, auto crane and loading (unloading) machinery.
 Double row ball slewing ring bearing:
1.Slewing bearing is also called slewing ring, slewing ring bearing, turntable bearing, and rotary bearing. 
The double row ball slewing bearing has 3 seat-rings. The steel balls and the retainers may be directly arranged into the upper and lower racers. Two rows of steel balls with different diameters are fitted according to the force. Such open type fitting is extraordinary convenient, the loading angels at upper and lower races are 90°which can carry both of the axial force and capsizing moment. When the radial force is larger than 1/10 of the axial force, the races should be newly designed.
 
2. Structure:
Double row ball slewing bearing has 3 different types:
Double row ball slewing bearing with no gear
Double row ball slewing bearing with external gear 
Double row ball slewing bearing with internal gear 

3. Features:
Double row ball slewing ring bearings have following features:
Larger dimension of axial and radial and compact structure.
 
4. Application:
Double row ball slewing ring bearings are widely used in Tower cranes which require working radius over medium range, auto crane and loading (unloading) machinery.
Crossed roller slewing ring bearing
1.Slewing bearing is also called slewing ring, slewing ring bearing, turntable bearing, and rotary bearing. 
With the cross roller Ring, cylindrical rollers are arranged crosswise, with each roller perpendicular to the adjacent roller, in a 90° groove, separated from each other by a spacer retainer.  This design allows just 1 bearing to receive loads in all directions including, radial, axial and moment loads. Since the Cross-Roller Ring achieves high rigidity despite the minimum possible dimensions of the inner and outer rings, it is optimal for applications such as joints and swiveling units of industrial robots, swiveling tables of machining centers, rotary units of manipulators, precision rotary tables, medical equipment, measuring instruments and IC manufacturing machines.
 
2. Structure:
Cross roller slewing bearing has 3 different types:
Cross roller ball slewing bearing with no gear 
Cross roller ball slewing bearing with external gear 
Cross roller ball slewing bearing with internal gear 

3. Features
Cross roller slewing ring bearings have following features:
1. High precision: cross roller bearings can be made high precision bearings, at P4, P2.
2. High rigidity: These series roller bearings are with preload.
3. High load capacity: This series roller bearing can support axial load, radial load, and tilting load.
4. Small volume: this series roller bearing can save space for the machine.
 
4. Application 
Cross roller slewing rings are widely applied in the precision rotary table, rotary joint of manipulator, medical equipment, and measuring instrument etc
Triple row roller slewing ring bearing 
1.Slewing bearing is also called slewing ring, slewing ring bearing, turntable bearing, and rotary bearing. 
Three row roller slewing ring bearing has 3 seat-rings, which separate the upper, lower and radial raceway, via which the load of each row of the rollers may be specified. Thus it can carry different load simultaneously and its load capacity is the largest 1 of the 4 types
 
2. Structure:
Triple row roller slewing bearing has 3 different types:
Triple row roller slewing bearing with no gear
Triple row roller slewing bearing with external gear 
Triple row roller slewing bearing with internal gear 
 
3. Features   
Triple row roller slewing ring bearings have following features:
Larger axial and radial dimension, compact structure
 
4. Application
Triple row roller slewing rings are widely used in heavy-duty machines which require large working radius, such as bucket-wheel excavators, wheeled cranes, ship cranes, ladle turret, auto cranes etc.
 
Flange Slewing Bearing
1.Slewing bearing is also called slewing ring, slewing ring bearing, turntable bearing, and rotary bearing. 
Flange slewing bearing is a special slewing ring bearing, it can have 1 flange in the outer ring, or 1 flange in the inner ring, even it can have 1 flange in both inner ring and outer ring.
 
2. Structure:
Flange slewing bearing has 3 different types:
Flange slewing bearing with no gear
Flange slewing bearing with external gear 
Flange slewing bearing with internal gear 
 
3. Features   
Flange slewing bearings have following features:
Compact structure and easily installment.
 
4. Application
Flange slewing bearings are widely used in tow truck, and other applications are the same as slewing bearings, such as lifting & transport machinery, mining machinery, construction machinery, excavator, concrete machine, paper machine, plastic and rubber machine and steel plant.
 
Excavator Slewing Bearing
Excavator slewing bearing is a special slewing ring bearing as per its applications. And it is a very important part for excavators, we can supply excavator slewing bearings for both second-hand excavators for maintenance and new excavators.
 
2. Structure:
Excavator slewing bearing are usually made as per single row ball slewing bearing structure, and most of them are internal gear types, but some are external gear types.
 
3. Features   
Excavator slewing bearings have familiar features as single row ball slewing ring bearings.
Compact structure, light weight and easily installment.
 
4. Application
Excavator slewing bearings are widely used for all brands of excavators, such as Hitachi, Kobelco, Sumitomo, Doosan, Hyundai, Samsung, , Daewoo, Kato, CZPT and so on.

The suitable temperature and working environment for slewing bearing
The slewing bearing produced by our company can work normally at -300C.~+ 700C. If users need to adapt to lower or higher temperature support, our engineering technicians can design for you. If the slewing bearing are used in particularly hostile environment, such as Marine c1imate, dust or CZPT particles (dust, cement, coal powder) etc. Special sealing rings, protective devices, and proper oil paths must be selected. Therefore, we hope users to do the daily maintenance work to make your slewing bearing function normally

The suitable temperature and working environment for slewing bearing
The slewing bearing produced by our company can work normally at -300C.~+ 700C. If users need to adapt to lower or higher temperature support, our engineering technicians can design for you. If the slewing bearing are used in particularly hostile environment, such as Marine c1imate, dust or CZPT particles (dust, cement, coal powder) etc. Special sealing rings, protective devices, and proper oil paths must be selected. Therefore, we hope users to do the daily maintenance work to make your slewing bearing function normally

Installation  of slewing bearing
1.
Handling and transportation .The slewing bearing must be handled carefully

.Transportation and storage of slewing bearing should be held horizontally and stored in a dry room

.For hoisting lift bolt is suitable and please move it horizontally , do not hit anything, especially the direction collision

.The slewing bearing surface is covered with antitrust agent, whose rust proof life is usually 6 months For those whose storage

  life of more than 6 months (such as accessories) should take the antitrust package or other storage measures again

2.Installing support requirements .Generally, install matching support adopts tubular structure , the cylinder’s wall should be better

   aligned at the center of the raceway

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Standard or Nonstandard: Standard
Feature: High Speed, Vacuum, Antimagnetic, Cold-Resistant, Corrosion-Resistant, Heat-Resistant
Sealing Gland: Sealed On Both Sides
Rolling-Element Number: Single-Row
Roller Type: Spherical Raceway
Material: Bearing Steel
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How do Slewing Bearings Contribute to the Smooth Rotation of Cranes and other Heavy Machinery?

Slewing bearings play a vital role in ensuring the smooth and efficient rotation of cranes and other heavy machinery that require controlled movement. Their design and functionality are specifically tailored to handle the unique challenges posed by such applications. Here’s how slewing bearings contribute to the smooth rotation of cranes and heavy machinery:

  • Load Handling:

Crane operations involve lifting and moving heavy loads. Slewing bearings are designed to carry substantial axial, radial, and moment loads simultaneously. This load-handling capacity allows cranes to lift and transport heavy objects with precision.

  • Smooth Rotation:

Slewing bearings provide a smooth interface between the upper structure (superstructure) and the lower structure (substructure) of the machinery. This allows for controlled and precise rotation of the upper structure, enabling cranes to maneuver smoothly during lifting, loading, and unloading operations.

  • Efficient Torque Transmission:

During crane rotation, torque generated by the motor is transmitted through the slewing bearing to the upper structure. The bearing’s design ensures efficient torque transmission, minimizing energy losses and facilitating smooth rotation even under heavy loads.

  • Low Friction and Wear:

Slewing bearings are engineered to minimize friction and wear. This reduces the energy required for rotation and prevents premature wear that could affect the bearing’s performance and longevity.

  • High Stiffness:

Slewing bearings exhibit high stiffness, which contributes to the stability of the machinery during rotation. This stiffness ensures minimal deflection and maintains precise alignment, essential for safe and controlled movement.

  • Uniform Load Distribution:

The raceway design of slewing bearings promotes uniform load distribution among rolling elements. This prevents stress concentrations and uneven wear, enhancing the bearing’s durability and contributing to smooth operation.

  • Slow and Controlled Movement:

Crane operations often require slow and controlled rotation, especially when positioning heavy loads. Slewing bearings facilitate this type of movement, allowing operators to make precise adjustments.

  • Customization for Specific Applications:

Slewing bearings can be customized to match the specific requirements of different crane designs and applications. This customization ensures optimal performance and longevity in various operational scenarios.

In summary, slewing bearings are essential components that enable the smooth and precise rotation of cranes and heavy machinery. Their load-carrying capacity, low friction, high stiffness, and ability to transmit torque efficiently contribute to the reliable and controlled movement required for various lifting and loading operations.

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What are the Signs of a Damaged or Worn-out Slewing Bearing that Requires Replacement?

Identifying the signs of a damaged or worn-out slewing bearing is essential for preventing potential failures and ensuring equipment reliability. Here are common indicators that a slewing bearing may require replacement:

  • Unusual Noise:

If you notice grinding, clicking, or any abnormal noises during operation, it could be a sign of wear or misalignment in the slewing bearing.

  • Increased Vibration:

Excessive vibration or shaking during rotation could indicate misalignment, damage, or uneven wear in the slewing bearing.

  • Irregular Movement:

If the machinery exhibits irregular or jerky movement instead of smooth rotation, it might be due to a damaged slewing bearing.

  • Uneven Load Distribution:

Uneven distribution of loads can lead to accelerated wear on specific sections of the bearing, causing premature failure.

  • Abnormal Heat Generation:

If the slewing bearing becomes excessively hot during operation, it may suggest friction, misalignment, or lack of proper lubrication.

  • Excessive Play or Clearance:

Too much axial or radial play in the bearing can indicate wear, misalignment, or component fatigue, requiring inspection and potential replacement.

  • Leakage of Lubricant:

If lubricant leaks from the bearing or seals, it may signify damage to the sealing mechanism or an internal issue that needs attention.

  • Visible Wear or Damage:

Inspect the bearing for visible signs of wear, corrosion, pitting, or other forms of damage. Cracks, dents, or deformation are clear indicators of potential problems.

  • Reduced Performance:

If the machinery’s performance deteriorates, such as decreased rotation speed, reduced load capacity, or increased power consumption, it could be due to a failing slewing bearing.

  • Increased Maintenance Frequency:

If you find yourself needing to perform more frequent maintenance or repairs on the bearing, it might indicate that the bearing is nearing the end of its service life.

  • Manufacturer’s Service Life:

Consult the manufacturer’s guidelines for the expected service life of the slewing bearing. If the bearing is approaching this limit, it’s advisable to consider replacement.

If any of these signs are observed, it’s important to consult with experts and consider replacing the slewing bearing to prevent further damage and ensure the safe and efficient operation of machinery.

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What are the Main Applications of Slewing Bearings?

Slewing bearings find wide applications across various industries due to their ability to handle complex loads and facilitate rotational movement. Some of the main applications of slewing bearings include:

  • Construction Machinery: Slewing bearings are essential components in construction equipment such as excavators, cranes, concrete pumps, and drilling rigs. They enable smooth rotation and movement, supporting heavy loads and dynamic forces.
  • Wind Turbines: In wind energy systems, slewing bearings are used to orient the rotor blades and nacelle to capture maximum wind energy. Their durability and load-bearing capacity make them crucial for efficient wind turbine operation.
  • Mining Equipment: Slewing bearings are used in mining machinery like stacker-reclaimers and conveyor systems. They enable the movement of large loads, contributing to efficient material handling and processing.
  • Marine Applications: Slewing bearings are employed in ship cranes, davits, and other marine equipment. They assist in cargo handling, ship maintenance, and various onboard operations.
  • Aerial Work Platforms: Slewing bearings are integral to aerial platforms and access equipment. They enable controlled and safe movement for workers at elevated heights.
  • Robotics and Automation: Slewing bearings play a role in industrial robots and automation systems. They facilitate precise and controlled rotational movement in manufacturing processes.
  • Medical Equipment: Some medical imaging equipment, such as CT scanners and MRI machines, use slewing bearings for rotational movement, contributing to accurate diagnostics.
  • Defence and Aerospace: Slewing bearings are employed in defense equipment like radar systems and missile launchers, as well as in aerospace applications like aircraft landing gear.

These are just a few examples of the many applications of slewing bearings across different industries. Their ability to handle diverse loads and rotational movements makes them versatile components in various machinery and equipment.

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