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Bearing the load

20 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Due to its inherent characteristics, cement production is one of the most severe processing environments and the bearings employed must be reliable, tough and robust to withstand such harsh operating conditions. By NSK Deutschland GmbH, Germany. NSK’s long-life vibrating screen series of spherical roller bearings Bearings employed in cement production must be resilient and able to withstand the impacts of water, dust, grit, extreme temperatures, vibration and high loads. Advance...

Setting a roller record

22 February 2018, Published under Cement News

In 2014 El Nadha Cement plant in Qena, Egypt, completed an overhaul of its VRM roller bearings in record time. This was achieved through good preparation, an experienced on-site team and effective communication between the plant and the mill manufacturer, Loesche. By Osama Aly Ahmed, Technical consultant, Egypt. The Nadha Cement plant in Qena, Egypt, developed issues with its master roller bearings after an operating life of 11,000h The El Nadha Cement plant is located in Qen...

Improving bearing life

10 June 2013, Published under Cement News

The working conditions of a cement plant do not foster long service life for machinery due to dust, heat, moisture and vibration. Therefore, it is essential that every opportunity is taken to improve equipment efficiency and reliability. Bearings are common to most pieces of equipment and in this report, NSK Europe explains how improving the service life of this critical component can result in significant cost savings. Poor lubrication and high contamination levels cause 80 per cent of p...