Kaydon – Thin Section and Slewing Ring Bearings and Kaydon Ring and Seal
Since 1941, Kaydon’s exceptional engineering support provides customers with problem-solving, application-specific standard and custom thin section ball bearings and slewing ring bearings.
Kaydon solutions meet the most exacting specifications of a broad range of applications for the aerospace and defense, commercial aerospace, heavy equipment, industrial machinery, medical systems, mining, oil and gas, radar, renewable energy, robotics, and semiconductor manufacturing markets.
The Kaydon thin section bearing product line includes Reali-Slim and Ultra-Slim, Real-Slim TT turntable, cross roller, four-point contact, and tapered roller bearing designs. Slewing ring bearings include four-point contact, eight-point contact, cross roller, three-row roller, and wire-race configurations.
The Kaydon Corporation was acquired by SKF, the world’s leading bearing manufacturer, in 2013.
Thin Section Bearings
Kaydon thin section bearings save weight, create space, reduce friction, increase design flexibility, and provide excellent running accuracy. Kaydon Reali-Slim and Ultra-Slim bearings are available in a wide variety of materials, separator options, cross-sections, internal fit up choices, lubricants, corrosion resistance options and contact angles. With bore sizes from 3/4 inch to 40 inches (19 mm to 1 m), Kaydon provides the largest range of thin section bearings.
Slewing Ring Bearings
Kaydon slewing ring bearings are available in a variety of stock bearing sizes and configurations and can also be customized to meet your unique challenges such as heavy-duty applications requiring significant load-carrying capacity; for designs where precise positioning is critical; and for the unique requirements of wind turbines. Kaydon manufactures slewing ring bearings ranging for outside diameters of just 4 inches up to 282 inches (10 cm to 7.2 m).
Kaydon Ring and Seal Products
Kaydon Ring & Seal is a full line supplier of turbomachinery seals. From shaft seals for process gas equipment and aerospace turbines, to sealing rings and piston rings for a variety of applications, Kaydon provides the best seal for the application, improving performance and reliability to extend time between overhauls.