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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What is the Typical Lifespan of Slewing Bearings under Different Operating Conditions?

The lifespan of slewing bearings can vary based on different operating conditions and factors that influence wear and fatigue. Here’s a general overview of the typical lifespan under various scenarios:

  • Light Loads and Proper Lubrication:

When operating under light axial, radial, and moment loads and with consistent and proper lubrication, slewing bearings can often exceed 20,000 to 30,000 hours of service life.

  • Heavy Loads and Harsh Environments:

In heavy-duty applications where the bearings handle substantial loads, such as construction equipment or mining machinery, the lifespan might range from 10,000 to 20,000 hours. Harsh environments with dust, moisture, and corrosive substances can affect the bearing’s durability.

  • Corrosive Environments:

In environments with high levels of corrosion, such as marine applications, the lifespan of slewing bearings might be reduced due to the impact of corrosive elements on the bearing’s materials.

  • High-Speed Applications:

In applications requiring high rotational speeds, such as certain automation systems or machinery, the bearing’s lifespan might be affected due to increased friction and wear associated with higher speeds.

  • Poor Lubrication and Maintenance:

If proper lubrication and maintenance practices are neglected, the bearing’s lifespan can be significantly shortened. Insufficient lubrication leads to increased friction and wear, potentially reducing the lifespan by a considerable margin.

  • Shock and Impact Loads:

Applications subject to frequent shock and impact loads, like certain material handling equipment, can experience premature wear and fatigue, leading to a reduced lifespan.

  • Temperature Extremes:

Operating in extreme temperatures, whether high or low, can affect the performance of slewing bearings and potentially reduce their lifespan due to changes in material properties and lubrication effectiveness.

  • Customization and Quality:

The quality of the bearing, manufacturing processes, and the extent of customization also play a role. High-quality bearings designed for specific applications might offer longer lifespans.

  • Manufacturer’s Recommendations:

Always refer to the manufacturer’s guidelines and recommendations for the specific slewing bearing model. They provide valuable insights into maintenance intervals, lubrication, and expected service life.

It’s important to note that these are general estimates, and actual lifespans can vary depending on numerous factors. Regular maintenance, proper lubrication, adherence to guidelines, and consideration of operating conditions are essential for maximizing the lifespan of slewing bearings.

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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 Advantages of Using Slewing Bearings in Industrial Applications?

Slewing bearings offer several advantages that make them valuable components in various industrial applications. Some of the key advantages include:

  • High Load-Carrying Capacity: Slewing bearings are designed to handle significant axial, radial, and moment loads simultaneously, making them suitable for heavy-duty industrial equipment.
  • Space and Weight Savings: Slewing bearings enable compact designs by combining axial and radial bearing functions into a single unit. This helps save space and reduces the overall weight of machinery.
  • Smooth Rotational Movement: The design of slewing bearings ensures smooth and precise rotation, contributing to the efficiency and performance of machinery and equipment.
  • Minimal Maintenance: Properly lubricated slewing bearings require minimal maintenance due to their robust construction and efficient load distribution.
  • Enhanced Durability: Slewing bearings are built to withstand harsh environmental conditions, heavy loads, and repetitive movements, leading to long service life.
  • Cost Efficiency: Despite their initial investment, the extended lifespan and low maintenance requirements of slewing bearings result in cost savings over time.
  • Customizability: Slewing bearings can be tailored to specific application requirements, including size, load capacity, and sealing options.
  • Precise Positioning: Slewing bearings with integral gearing systems allow for accurate positioning, making them ideal for applications that demand controlled movement.
  • Versatility: They are used in a wide range of industries, including construction, manufacturing, energy, transportation, and more.
  • Reduced Friction and Wear: The rolling-element design of slewing bearings reduces friction and wear, contributing to efficient operation and extended component life.

Overall, the advantages of slewing bearings make them indispensable in industrial applications where reliable and efficient rotational movement is required.

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editor by CX 2024-05-13

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