New bearing unit on the market! – BOWER TYPE E

NTN Bearing Corporation of America launched the Bower Type E bearing unit in January this year. These bearing units are designed to meet the most delicate applications while providing excellent performance.

“We are happy to announce the launch of Bower Type E bearing units,” said Jim Misch, director of marketing and technical services, NTN. “The Bower Type E bearing unit is yet another exceptional addition to our product offering that focuses on the needs of the market.”

The Bower Type E bearing unit incorporates a one-piece sturdy cast iron housing with elongated mounting slots and features a spherical roller bearing insert that allows for +/- 2 degrees of misalignment.

These units also feature a set screw locking collar, machined brass retainer, double-lip heavy contact seal with metal shield, and an extended inner ring.

They are available in sizes ranging from 1 7/16” to 4 15/16” pillow blocks and either 2-bolt or 4-bolt configurations. Its housing footprint is a direct drop-in interchange with other Type E pillow block units.

NTN’s Bower Type E units been proven to provide superior performance in demanding industries such as aggregate, wood processing, mining, cement, steel, water treatment, and construction.

In fact, since the spring of 2018, NTN has conducted 11 trials of Bower Type E at various end user locations and Bower Type E has run without issues at each location for 16+ months, a minimum of 2.5x longer service life than the bearings replaced.

Take a look at NTN latest promotional video below:

If you want to find out more information visit the NTN website today!

Source: Power Transmission Engineering 

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