Subscribe to RSS
UnitedStates Germany Russia India Turkey SouthAfrica England Netherlands Philippines Belgium Australia Brazil Spain China Kore

Cooper Reduces Lead Times for Made-to-Order Bearings

Cooper Roller Bearings, a unit of Kaydon Corporation, is reducing delivery times for its large, made-to-order split roller bearings, thanks to a significant investment in manufacturing capacity that allows it to handle all production steps in-house. Eliminating reliance on outside machining sources also gives the company more control over quality.

Cooper Bearing2

“Our lead times for large, custom split bearings were already the best in the industry, and now customers’ orders are being filled even faster,” said Pat Smith, director of operations at the Cooper plant in King’s Lynn, England. “We expect that by summer we will have reduced the typical lead time by four to six weeks, and our long-term goal is to deliver large made-to-order bearings in 12 to 16 weeks.”

The recent installation of new state-of-the-art machinery allows Cooper to perform all turning and grinding operations on its large made-to-order bearings and housings, even on split taper roller bearings for shafts up to 780 mm (30.7 inches) that previously required some machining by outside companies. Large cylindrical roller bearings and housings for shaft sizes up to 1,550 mm (5 feet) were already machined in-house.

The $6.4 million investment by Cooper’s parent company, Kaydon Corporation, supports the growing popularity of Cooper’s large custom split bearings and housings, whose sales have been increasing by 25% annually. It further enhances the vertical integration of the Cooper operation in King’s Lynn, which includes design, casting, and finishing as well as turning and grinding.

The split roller design of Cooper bearings makes them ideal for a wide range of applications, primarily where limited access for maintenance or replacement makes standard bearings impractical. They are also often specified in dusty, dirty or wet conditions, where dependable sealing is essential.

Cooper Roller Bearings (http://www.cooperbearings.com) is a vertically integrated manufacturer of split-to-the-shaft roller bearings, producing all standard bearing sizes and housings with fast turnaround on large, custom-built units. Cooper invented the split roller bearing and continues to lead its development.

Kaydon Corporation (www.kaydon.com) is a leading designer and manufacturer of custom-engineered, performance-critical products, supplying a broad and diverse group of alternative-energy, military, industrial, aerospace, medical and electronic equipment, and aftermarket customers.

 

source: The Herald

0 commentsback to post

banner

Add your comment

Nickname:
E-mail:
Website:
Comment:

*

Other articlesgo to homepage

QAV Air Bearing, 새 카달로그 출시

QAV Air Bearing, 새 카달로그 출시(2)

미국 에어베어링 제조의 선두주자인 OAV Air Bearing은 최근 에어베어링 신상품 카탈로그를 선보였다. 새 디자인은 에어 붓싱 에서부터 평면 직사각 에어베어링, 롤러 에어베어링, 쓰러스트 에어베어링 및 붓싱, 진공예압형 에어베어링, 에어베어링 어셈블리, 커스텀 에어베어링 및 에어베어링 부품까지를 포함한다. 사용자 친화적인 카탈로그 레이아웃은 사용자의 용이한 정보검색을 돕는 Carter Manufacturing 웹사이트의 정보를 반영한 것이다. 기존의 롤러 및 볼 베어링을

BearingStocks, 공급자와 수요자를 직접연결

BearingStocks, 공급자와 수요자를 직접연결(0)

설립된 지 18개월을 맞는 BearingStocks는 전 세계 베어링 제조업체들과 수요자들이 직접적으로 비즈니스를 수행할 수 있는 장을 열어줌으로써, 베어링 시장에서 그 입지를 굳히고 있다. 현재까지 약1000개 이상의 베어링 공급업체들이 BearingStocks에 등록하여 서로 간 비즈니스는 물론, BearingStockShop에 등록된 700개 이상의 업체들로부터 견적의뢰서를 받고 있다. 베어링 제조업체들은 BearingStocks를 통하여 구매업체들에게 견적서를 바로 보낼 수 있다. 특히, 라틴아메리카 및

Acorn, NSK and RHP Bearing과 판매권 계약체결

Acorn, NSK and RHP Bearing과 판매권 계약체결(0)

베어링, 파워트랜스미션 부품 및 리니어시스템 등을 공급하는 영국의 Acorn Industrial Services는 최근 NSK and RHP Bearings제품의 판매권을 획득했다고 발표했다. 이로 인해 Acorn은 점진적인 시장점유율 확대를 기대하고 있다. 세계적인 볼베어링 및 롤러베어링 제조업체인 NSK는 공급시장 확대를 위해 오랜 경험을 바탕으로 안정된 시스템과 구조를 갖춘 Acorn과의 파트너십을 체결했다. Acorn의 영업이사인 Des Spillings에 따르면, 이번 NSK와의 파트너십은 Acorn뿐만

CGB Precision Products will distribute OAV Air Bearing products in the Australian and New Zealand marketplace

CGB Precision Products will distribute OAV Air Bearing products in the Australian and New Zealand marketplace(0)

The  US Air Bearing manufacture OAV Air Bearings announced it has established an agreement with CGB Precision Products Pty Ltd. to distribute their air bearing products to the Australian and New Zealand industry! CBG Precision Bearing Products Pty Ltd offer a variety of specialist bearing products and support services to a wide variety of industry

ZKL launched Cylindrical Roller bearing PLC_412-63

ZKL launched Cylindrical Roller bearing PLC_412-63(0)

Employees of ZKL successfully finished development and production of a large dimensional cylindrical roller bearing PLC_412-63 for important foreign customer. For a better imagine, here are the basic parameters: Outer diameter: 900 mm Height: 210 mm Weight: 612 kg Finishing operations turning and grinding of components were made on modern machines, which were obtained with

더보기

문의사항

Social networks

자주찾는 카테고리

Legal Notice

© 2012 BEARING NEWS All rights reserved.