A paper machine bearing is a type of bearing used in the paper manufacturing industry to support the various rotating components of a paper machine. Paper machines are complex industrial machines that are used to produce a wide range of paper products such as newsprint, packaging paper, and tissue paper.
The bearings used in paper machines are typically large and designed to handle heavy loads and high speeds. They are usually made of high-quality materials such as bronze and are engineered to provide long-lasting and reliable performance in the harsh operating conditions of a paper mill.
Paper machine bearings are used to support a variety of rotating components, including rollers, drums, and other moving parts. These bearings must be able to withstand the high temperatures, pressures, and speeds that are common in paper manufacturing processes. They also need to be able to handle the frequent starts and stops that occur during machine operation and be able to operate under conditions of high humidity and moisture.
Viiplus offers a full line of high-quality, maintenance-free bearings. We have experience in dealing with unique specifications as well as the full range of end-product quality and performance requirements.
Currently, there are no standard oils in the paper industry, and the design department does not have a uniform basis for oil selection, so it is difficult to set ideal requirements. Some people think that equipment lubrication is a refill, no matter what kind of oil it is, as long as it is oil, the mechanical oil is regarded as a universal oil, and the oil is added casually or forgotten to refill, or it runs out after refilling, etc. Vibrations, noise, or excessive temperatures are the result. This leads to lubrication failure, equipment damage, impaired normal production, and forced shutdown for maintenance.
The paper machine bearing is a form of self-lubricating technology that is simple to manufacture and easy to use when it is difficult to form an oil film at high load and low speed. It can extend the service life of machinery, reduce downtime and maintenance time, and bring great benefits to paper manufacturing and other industries in my country.
The bearings that are used in the dryer rolls of papermaking machines operate in hot environments because high-temperature steam is passed through the rolls.
The function of Paper Machine Bearings
Paper machine bearings play a pivotal role in supporting and guiding the rotating parts of the machinery, such as rolls, cylinders, and other components. They help reduce friction, ensure smooth operation, and prolong the service life of the equipment.
Selecting the Right Bearing for Your Paper Machine
Here are some key factors to keep in mind when selecting bearings for your paper machine:
Load capacity: Paper machines are known for their heavy loads, so it’s crucial to choose bearings that can handle the weight. Consider the weight of the rotating parts, the speed at which they rotate, and any external forces that may impact the bearing.
Operating environment: Paper machines operate in harsh environments that can expose bearings to moisture, high temperatures, and dust. Choose bearings that are designed to withstand these conditions and provide adequate lubrication.
Maintenance requirements: Bearings require regular maintenance to ensure they operate efficiently and have a long lifespan. Consider the ease of maintenance and replacement when choosing bearings.
Cost: Bearings vary in cost depending on their design, materials, and quality. Consider your budget and the long-term cost-effectiveness of the bearings you choose.
Expert advice: It’s always a good idea to consult with a bearing expert to ensure you select the right bearing for your specific paper machine application. They can help you navigate the various options and select the best bearing for your needs.
The following are examples of the kinds of bearing damage that can consequently arise:
early abrasion caused by the insufficient formation of a film of lubricating oil creep from bearing variance caused by use at high temperatures over a long period In response, Viiplus developed its bearings. Making it used in high temperatures is excellent.
Our paper machine bearings can be widely used in grass cutters, steam balls, beaters, double disc mills, pulp washers, paper machines, rewinders, paper cutters, balers, etc., which can greatly improve the working conditions of the equipment, Improve equipment service life and equipment utilization, overcome oil shortage, temperature rise, shaft bite, shaft holding, reduce labor intensity, and improve economic benefits. This type of bearing is not limited by size and shape, and we can customize it according to customer needs.