Product Description

Slewing ring bearing is also called slewing ring, slewing bearing, turntable bearing, and rotary bearing. 
Slewing ring bearing is a bearing that able to bear axial load, radial load and overturning torque. Under normal circumstances, slewing ring bearings have their own mounting holes, lubricant holes and seal holes, to meet the different needs of the various host working under the various conditions; 
On the other hand, slewing ring bearing itself has characteristics of compact structure, guide rotating convenient, easy to install and maintaining easily. 
2. Structure
2.1 Slewing ring bearings have different types as per different structures, here below is what we offering now: 
Single row ball slewing ring bearings 
Double row ball slewing ring bearings
Crossed roller slewing ring bearings 
Three row roller slewing ring bearings 
Flange slewing ring bearings
2.2 The above slewing ring bearings can also be divided into 3 different types as per different transmissions:
Slewing ring bearings with no gear
Slewing ring bearings with external gear
Slewing ring bearings with internal gear
3. Features: 
Slewing ring bearings have more features: compact structure, reliable guide, simple installation, and easily maintenance
 
4. Application: 
Slewing ring bearings can be widely used in lifting & transport machinery, mining machinery, construction machinery, port hoisting machinery, port oil transfer equipment, onshore and offshore crane, excavator, concrete machine, paper machine, plastic and rubber machine, weave machine, steel plant, electronic power plant, wind power generator, other construction and industry machines or equipments and other large rotary device
Single row ball slewing ring bearing:

1.Slewing bearing is also called slewing ring, slewing ring bearing, turntable bearing, and rotary bearing. 
The single row ball slewing ring bearing is composed of 2 seat-rings. The balls contact with the circular race at 4 points, via which the axial force, radial force and resultant moment may be born simultaneously.

2.2. Structure
Slewing ring bearings have different types as per different structures, here below is what we offering now:
Single row ball slewing bearing has 3 different types:
Single row ball slewing bearing with no gear 
Single row ball slewing bearing with external gear 
Single row ball slewing bearing with internal gear 
Single row ball slewing ring bearing
1.Slewing bearing is also called slewing ring, slewing ring bearing, turntable bearing, and rotary bearing. 
The single row ball slewing ring bearing is composed of 2 seat-rings. The balls contact with the circular race at 4 points, via which the axial force, radial force and resultant moment may be born simultaneously.
 
2. Structure
 
Slewing ring bearings have different types as per different structures, here below is what we offering now:
Single row ball slewing bearing has 3 different types:
Single row ball slewing bearing with no gear 
Single row ball slewing bearing with external gear 
Single row ball slewing bearing with internal gear 

3. Features
Single row ball slewing ring bearings have following features:
Compact in structure and light in weight.
 
4. Application: 
Single row ball slewing ring bearings are widely used in slewing conveyers, welding arm and positioned, medium duty cranes, excavators and other engineering machines
Double row ball slewing ring bearing:
1.Slewing bearing is also called slewing ring, slewing ring bearing, turntable bearing, and rotary bearing. 
The double row ball slewing bearing has 3 seat-rings. The steel balls and the retainers may be directly arranged into the upper and lower racers. Two rows of steel balls with different diameters are fitted according to the force. Such open type fitting is extraordinary convenient, the loading angels at upper and lower races are 90°which can carry both of the axial force and capsizing moment. When the radial force is larger than 1/10 of the axial force, the races should be newly designed.
 
2. Structure:
Double row ball slewing bearing has 3 different types:
Double row ball slewing bearing with no gear
Double row ball slewing bearing with external gear 
Double row ball slewing bearing with internal gear 
 
3. Features:
Double row ball slewing ring bearings have following features:
Larger dimension of axial and radial and compact structure.
 
4. Application:
Double row ball slewing ring bearings are widely used in Tower cranes which require working radius over medium range, auto crane and loading (unloading) machinery.
 Double row ball slewing ring bearing:
1.Slewing bearing is also called slewing ring, slewing ring bearing, turntable bearing, and rotary bearing. 
The double row ball slewing bearing has 3 seat-rings. The steel balls and the retainers may be directly arranged into the upper and lower racers. Two rows of steel balls with different diameters are fitted according to the force. Such open type fitting is extraordinary convenient, the loading angels at upper and lower races are 90°which can carry both of the axial force and capsizing moment. When the radial force is larger than 1/10 of the axial force, the races should be newly designed.
 
2. Structure:
Double row ball slewing bearing has 3 different types:
Double row ball slewing bearing with no gear
Double row ball slewing bearing with external gear 
Double row ball slewing bearing with internal gear 

3. Features:
Double row ball slewing ring bearings have following features:
Larger dimension of axial and radial and compact structure.
 
4. Application:
Double row ball slewing ring bearings are widely used in Tower cranes which require working radius over medium range, auto crane and loading (unloading) machinery.
Crossed roller slewing ring bearing
1.Slewing bearing is also called slewing ring, slewing ring bearing, turntable bearing, and rotary bearing. 
With the cross roller Ring, cylindrical rollers are arranged crosswise, with each roller perpendicular to the adjacent roller, in a 90° groove, separated from each other by a spacer retainer.  This design allows just 1 bearing to receive loads in all directions including, radial, axial and moment loads. Since the Cross-Roller Ring achieves high rigidity despite the minimum possible dimensions of the inner and outer rings, it is optimal for applications such as joints and swiveling units of industrial robots, swiveling tables of machining centers, rotary units of manipulators, precision rotary tables, medical equipment, measuring instruments and IC manufacturing machines.
 
2. Structure:
Cross roller slewing bearing has 3 different types:
Cross roller ball slewing bearing with no gear 
Cross roller ball slewing bearing with external gear 
Cross roller ball slewing bearing with internal gear 

3. Features
Cross roller slewing ring bearings have following features:
1. High precision: cross roller bearings can be made high precision bearings, at P4, P2.
2. High rigidity: These series roller bearings are with preload.
3. High load capacity: This series roller bearing can support axial load, radial load, and tilting load.
4. Small volume: this series roller bearing can save space for the machine.
 
4. Application 
Cross roller slewing rings are widely applied in the precision rotary table, rotary joint of manipulator, medical equipment, and measuring instrument etc
Triple row roller slewing ring bearing 
1.Slewing bearing is also called slewing ring, slewing ring bearing, turntable bearing, and rotary bearing. 
Three row roller slewing ring bearing has 3 seat-rings, which separate the upper, lower and radial raceway, via which the load of each row of the rollers may be specified. Thus it can carry different load simultaneously and its load capacity is the largest 1 of the 4 types
 
2. Structure:
Triple row roller slewing bearing has 3 different types:
Triple row roller slewing bearing with no gear
Triple row roller slewing bearing with external gear 
Triple row roller slewing bearing with internal gear 
 
3. Features   
Triple row roller slewing ring bearings have following features:
Larger axial and radial dimension, compact structure
 
4. Application
Triple row roller slewing rings are widely used in heavy-duty machines which require large working radius, such as bucket-wheel excavators, wheeled cranes, ship cranes, ladle turret, auto cranes etc.
 
Flange Slewing Bearing
1.Slewing bearing is also called slewing ring, slewing ring bearing, turntable bearing, and rotary bearing. 
Flange slewing bearing is a special slewing ring bearing, it can have 1 flange in the outer ring, or 1 flange in the inner ring, even it can have 1 flange in both inner ring and outer ring.
 
2. Structure:
Flange slewing bearing has 3 different types:
Flange slewing bearing with no gear
Flange slewing bearing with external gear 
Flange slewing bearing with internal gear 
 
3. Features   
Flange slewing bearings have following features:
Compact structure and easily installment.
 
4. Application
Flange slewing bearings are widely used in tow truck, and other applications are the same as slewing bearings, such as lifting & transport machinery, mining machinery, construction machinery, excavator, concrete machine, paper machine, plastic and rubber machine and steel plant.
 
Excavator Slewing Bearing
Excavator slewing bearing is a special slewing ring bearing as per its applications. And it is a very important part for excavators, we can supply excavator slewing bearings for both second-hand excavators for maintenance and new excavators.
 
2. Structure:
Excavator slewing bearing are usually made as per single row ball slewing bearing structure, and most of them are internal gear types, but some are external gear types.
 
3. Features   
Excavator slewing bearings have familiar features as single row ball slewing ring bearings.
Compact structure, light weight and easily installment.
 
4. Application
Excavator slewing bearings are widely used for all brands of excavators, such as Komatsu, Hitachi, Kobelco, Sumitomo, Doosan, Hyundai, Samsung, Caterpillar, Daewoo, Kato, Volvo, CHINAMFG and so on.

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Standard or Nonstandard: Standard
Feature: High Speed, Vacuum, Antimagnetic, Cold-Resistant, Corrosion-Resistant, Heat-Resistant
Sealing Gland: Sealed On Both Sides
Rolling-Element Number: Single-Row ,Double -Row,Three-Row
Roller Type: Straight Raceway,Spherical Raceway
Material: Bearing Steel

Samples:
US$ 1/Set
1 Set(Min.Order)

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Customization:
Available

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How do slewing rings contribute to precise and controlled motion in machinery?

Slewing rings play a crucial role in enabling precise and controlled motion in machinery. Their design and functionality contribute to achieving accurate positioning, smooth rotation, and controlled movement. Here’s a detailed explanation of how slewing rings contribute to precise and controlled motion:

  • Precision Engineering: Slewing rings are meticulously engineered to provide high precision in motion control. The manufacturing processes involve tight tolerances and precise machining to ensure accurate dimensions and alignment of the rolling elements and raceways. This precision engineering minimizes any deviations or errors in motion, allowing for precise positioning and controlled movement.
  • Low Friction and Smooth Rotation: Slewing rings are designed to minimize friction and enable smooth rotation. The rolling elements, whether balls or rollers, are precisely positioned and guided within the raceways of the slewing ring. This design ensures that the rolling elements make contact with the raceways at specific angles, reducing friction during rotation. The low-friction characteristics allow for smooth and controlled motion, enabling precise positioning without undue resistance or jerky movements.
  • Integrated Gear Mechanism: Many slewing rings are equipped with an integrated gear mechanism. The gear teeth on the inner or outer ring of the slewing ring engage with external gears or pinions, providing a means to transmit torque and control rotational motion. The gear mechanism allows for precise and controlled movement, enabling operators or automated systems to achieve accurate positioning and controlled rotation at desired speeds.
  • Backlash Control: Backlash refers to the slight play or clearance between mating gears or components. Slewing rings are designed to minimize backlash, particularly in applications that require precise motion control. By reducing or eliminating backlash, slewing rings ensure that there is minimal lost motion or error when initiating rotational movement or changing direction. This feature contributes to improved accuracy and controlled motion.
  • Stiffness and Rigidity: Slewing rings are designed to provide high stiffness and rigidity, minimizing deflection or deformation during operation. This characteristic is especially important in applications where precise and controlled motion is required. The high stiffness of slewing rings ensures that the applied forces and torques are efficiently transmitted, allowing for accurate positioning and controlled motion without significant distortion or flexing.
  • Positioning Sensors and Feedback Systems: In conjunction with slewing rings, machinery often incorporates positioning sensors and feedback systems. These sensors and systems provide real-time data on the position, speed, and rotation of the slewing ring. By continuously monitoring and adjusting the motion based on the feedback, precise and controlled movement can be achieved, enabling accurate positioning and motion control.

Overall, slewing rings contribute to precise and controlled motion in machinery through their precision engineering, low friction, integrated gear mechanisms, backlash control, stiffness, and compatibility with positioning sensors and feedback systems. These features ensure accurate positioning, smooth rotation, and controlled movement, making slewing rings essential components for applications that require precise motion control in various industries such as construction, material handling, robotics, and manufacturing.

Can you provide insights into the importance of proper installation and alignment of slewing rings?

Proper installation and alignment of slewing rings are of utmost importance for ensuring optimal performance, longevity, and safety of rotating systems. Here’s a detailed explanation of the importance of proper installation and alignment of slewing rings:

  • Load Distribution: Correct installation and alignment of slewing rings ensure proper load distribution across the rolling elements and raceways. When a slewing ring is improperly installed or misaligned, excessive loads may be concentrated on specific areas, leading to accelerated wear, premature failure, and reduced load-bearing capacity. Proper alignment helps distribute loads evenly, maximizing the life expectancy of the slewing ring.
  • Smooth Operation: Accurate installation and alignment contribute to the smooth operation of rotating systems. Misalignment can result in increased friction, uneven motion, vibrations, and noise. These issues not only reduce efficiency but also impact the overall performance and reliability of the system. Proper alignment minimizes friction and ensures smooth and precise rotational movement, enhancing the system’s efficiency and productivity.
  • Reduced Wear and Tear: Improper installation or misalignment can cause excessive wear and tear on the slewing ring and associated components. Misalignment can lead to increased rolling element and raceway stresses, resulting in accelerated fatigue and surface damage. By achieving proper alignment, the slewing ring operates within its designed parameters, reducing wear and extending its operational life.
  • Optimized Performance: Proper installation and alignment directly impact the performance of rotating systems. Accurate alignment ensures that components such as gears, motors, and drive systems mesh correctly with the slewing ring. This alignment facilitates efficient power transmission, reduces energy losses, and improves the overall performance and responsiveness of the system.
  • Prevention of Structural Damage: Misalignment of slewing rings can exert excessive forces on the supporting structure or adjacent components. Over time, these forces can cause structural damage, misalignment in other parts of the system, or even equipment failure. Proper installation and alignment help prevent such structural damage, ensuring the integrity and longevity of the entire system.
  • Safety Considerations: Correct installation and alignment of slewing rings are crucial for safety in rotating systems. Misalignment can lead to unexpected movements, uncontrolled motion, or component failure, posing a risk to personnel, equipment, and the surrounding environment. Proper alignment reduces the likelihood of accidents, improves operational safety, and ensures compliance with safety regulations.
  • Ease of Maintenance: Properly aligned slewing rings are easier to maintain and service. Routine maintenance tasks such as lubrication, inspection, and replacement of components can be performed more efficiently when the slewing ring is correctly installed and aligned. This reduces downtime, extends maintenance intervals, and improves the overall operational efficiency of the system.

In summary, proper installation and alignment of slewing rings are critical for achieving optimal performance, reliability, and safety in rotating systems. Accurate alignment ensures load distribution, smooth operation, reduced wear, optimized performance, prevention of structural damage, enhanced safety, and ease of maintenance. It is essential to follow manufacturer guidelines, industry standards, and best practices to ensure the correct installation and alignment of slewing rings, maximizing their operational lifespan and the efficiency of the entire system.

What advantages do slewing rings offer compared to other rotational components?

Slewing rings offer several advantages compared to other rotational components. Their unique design and features make them a preferred choice in various applications. Here’s a detailed explanation of the advantages that slewing rings offer:

  • Compact Design: Slewing rings have a compact design that allows for efficient use of space. Compared to other rotational components such as gears and bearings, slewing rings provide a compact solution for supporting axial, radial, and moment loads while enabling rotational motion. Their compactness is especially advantageous in applications with limited space or weight constraints.
  • High Load-Carrying Capacity: Slewing rings are designed to handle significant loads. They are capable of supporting both axial and radial loads, as well as moment loads that result from uneven weight distribution or external forces. The robust construction and precise engineering of slewing rings enable them to withstand heavy loads, making them suitable for applications that require high load-carrying capacity.
  • Smooth Rotation: Slewing rings offer smooth rotation, allowing for precise and controlled motion. The rolling elements, whether balls or rollers, are positioned and guided within the raceways of the slewing ring to minimize friction and ensure smooth movement. This smooth rotation contributes to precise positioning and controlled motion, which is essential in applications that require accurate positioning and smooth operation.
  • Integrated Gear Mechanism: Many slewing rings come with an integrated gear mechanism. This eliminates the need for additional gearing components, simplifies the design, and reduces assembly time and costs. The integrated gear mechanism allows for torque transmission and rotational control, enabling precise and controlled motion without the need for external gearing systems.
  • Backlash Control: Slewing rings can be designed with minimal backlash, ensuring precise motion control. Backlash refers to the play or clearance between mating gears or components, which can lead to lost motion or inaccuracies in positioning. By minimizing backlash, slewing rings offer improved accuracy and repeatability in motion control applications.
  • Versatility and Customization: Slewing rings are highly versatile and can be customized to meet specific application requirements. They can be tailored in terms of dimensions, load capacity, mounting interfaces, gear specifications, sealing systems, and materials. This versatility allows slewing rings to be optimized for various industries and applications, ensuring the best performance and compatibility.
  • Durable and Low Maintenance: Slewing rings are designed to be durable and require minimal maintenance. They are constructed with high-quality materials, precision manufacturing, and appropriate sealing systems to withstand harsh operating conditions and contaminants. This durability and low maintenance requirement contribute to the long service life and reliability of slewing rings.

Overall, slewing rings offer advantages such as compact design, high load-carrying capacity, smooth rotation, integrated gear mechanism, backlash control, versatility, customization options, and durability. These advantages make slewing rings a preferred choice in various applications, including construction machinery, material handling equipment, cranes, wind turbines, robotics, and manufacturing systems.

China manufacturer Durable Crane Slewing Bearing  China manufacturer Durable Crane Slewing Bearing
editor by CX 2024-04-11