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In punishing operating environments like mining, heavy equipment must take a beating and come back for more. Kaydon slewing bearings and SKF Cooper split-to-the-shaft roller bearings have been helping mining owner/operators minimize downtime and maximize productivity for decades. Kaydon Bearings and Cooper Bearings, both SKF Group brands, are leading global manufacturers of bearings that increase profitability in surface and underground mining operations around the world.

Kaydon slewing bearings for mining equipment
With outer diameters of up to 282" (7.2 m), Kaydon slewing bearings are ideal for shovels, excavators, stacker reclaimers, and other large mining machinery.

Kaydon remanufactures and provides new replacements for any OEM's bearing, with fast delivery and as-new or better performance. Mine operators have found they can save up to $250,000 compared to an OEM replacement bearing.

New and refurbished bearings are readily available from our ISO 9001:2008 certified plants.

Kaydon bearings

  • Kaydon TR series: three row roller bearings to 240"
    Kaydon Bearings slewing rings - TR series
  • Kaydon XT series: four-point contact ball slewing ring bearings to 240"
    Kaydon Bearings slewing rings - XT series

Kaydon applications

  • Bagasse bins
  • Blowers and fans
  • Bucket wheel excavators
  • Conveyors/material handling
  • Cranes
  • Crushers
  • Excavators
  • Longwall miners
  • Overburden spreaders
  • Roof bolters
  • Room and pillar (haulers, scoops, utility vehicles)
  • Screens
  • Ship loaders
  • Shovels
  • Stacker/reclaimers
  • Thickeners
  • Washers

SKF Cooper split roller bearings for mining equipment
Cooper's split roller bearing is a liberating element in the design of new mining machinery, and a perfect drop-in solution where solid bearing replacement would be too time- and labor-intensive. Cooper compact split bearings provide long life and ease of maintenance, withstanding the most demanding conditions. Bearings are available in a wide range of sizes (1-3/16" to 60") and a variety of series (from light duty to extra-heavy duty), for a range of mining applications including material handling; hauling and winding; stockpile and surgepile management; and screening, sizing, and washing. Cooper seals provide excellent flexibility in difficult mining environments with full integrity and minimal foreign material ingress.

SKF Cooper bearings are manufactured at ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified facilities in England. Learn more about Cooper bearings for mining applications.

SKF Cooper split-to-the-shaft bearings

  • Cooper 100 series: compact, high speeds, 3" to 6"
  • Cooper 01 series: medium duty/loads, a variety of speeds, 1-3/16" to 4-1/8"
  • Cooper 02 series: heavy duty, wide range of speeds, greater radial and axial capacity
  • Cooper 03 series: extra-heavy duty, greater capacity, highest load ratings
  • Cooper 1DT split tapered roller bearing with high thrust capacity
    Cooper split-shaft bearings for mining

SKF Cooper applications

  • Ball mills
  • Blowers, fans and ventilators
  • Conveyors/material handling
  • Crushers
  • Gearboxes
  • Generators
  • Haulage gear
  • Motors
  • Screening, sizing, and washing
  • Screens
  • Stacker/reclaimers
  • Stockpile and surgepile management
  • Trommels
  • Vibrating screens
  • Washers
  • Winders


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