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Hybrid bearings for tough applications

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Hybrid bearings have rolling elements of ceramic material and rings of bearing steel. They give longer service life and reduce the need for maintenance in many applications where the bearings work in tough environments.
SKF Ceramic Bearings, a product division within SKF, has delivered hybrid deep groove ball bearings for many types of applications. They include electric motors, power tools, traction motors, textile machinery, wire rolling mills, racing cars and fluid machinery.
SKF Ceramic Bearings has also delivered angular contact ball bearings, self-aligning ball bearings and hybrid cylindrical roller bearings for similar applications.

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