Maybe you’re in the throes of your peak season. Or maybe that spike in volume came out of nowhere. Regardless, as you look out over your facility, all you see are products and packages zipping through the facility like clockwork. And they have to, because your business is built on getting things where they need to go when they need to get there.
Suddenly, there’s a problem. One of your conveyors goes down, and in the blink of an eye, all that
volume that moments ago was flowing easily and efficiently throughout your facility has come to a screeching halt.
If this has ever happened to you, you’ve felt that familiar pit in your stomach, because you know the impact downtime can have on productivity, especially during peak times.
Whether it shuts down a single line or your entire operation, bearing failures cause delays in processing and delivery, something no part of the supply chain can afford because any delays that happen at your site affect every step of the process that follows, as well as new orders waiting to come through.
In other words, a single bearing failure can have far-reaching implications, not only for your bottom line but for your company reputation as well.
That’s why now more than ever it’s critical to use bearings that can withstand the loads and increasing demands you put on your systems. Simply put, a higher load rating mean longer bearing life, assuming those bearings are properly maintained.
With industry-leading load ratings, Rexnord mounted spherical roller bearings can handle the most demanding package and unit handling challenges, offering increased uptime and longer life. Our unique spherical roller bearing design, featuring a two-piece outer ring, accommodates oversized rolling elements and steep contact angles to handle higher radial and thrust loads than other bearings on the market.
In addition, our unique design provides a large grease path to reduce operating temperatures. This factor, combined with our high-load capacity, means a longer bearing life, which will increase productivity and uptime, and ultimately, gives you confidence that you’ll be able to handle anything your facility can dish out.
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