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  • NKE-developed thrust ball bearing for a mining company, here seen during its assembly in Steyr

Large-Size Thrust Bearing for Mining Industry

Central America

Customer requirements:

  • Replacement solution for a special bearing for high thrust loads and low speeds

NKE solution:

  • Full complement thrust ball bearing with 3-segment outer and inner rings (instead of 6 segments in the original design)
  • Outer diameter: 2,540 mm


  • Easier mounting
  • Higher load rating and rigidity

To application report