Case Study :
NRB Industrial Bearings Limited for Bucket Conveyor Application
Customer: Cement Industry
Product Requirement: Bearing for Bucket Conveyor Application
Bucket Conveyors: Variety of bucket elevators are used for the vertical conveying of bulk materials like cement, iron ore, bauxite, wheat straw, fly ash and many others.
Operating Condition of Bucket Conveyors: The operating conditions impacts the performance of bearing used in the conveyor.
- Long Operational Hours
- Load Variation
- Heavy Dust and Dirt
- Temperature Variation
- Improper Lubrication
Customer Issue: Decreased Service Life of Conveyor due to Frequent Bearing Failure. It was impacting productivity as well.
Reasons of Bearing Failure : Contamination due to Load Variation and other operating conditions.
Product Expectation: Customer wanted a Better Quality and a Reliable Product which could provide Higher Service Life to the Bucket Conveyor.
NIBL Solution: After understanding & analysing the actual problems at customer end, we recommended our Premium & EA design 22226 EA B33 to overcome the Bearing Failures issue.
Customer Benefits :
- Increased Machine Uptime & Service Life
- Reduced Maintenance
- Lower Total Cost of Ownership
Benefits to NIBL :
- Happy & Satisfied Customer
- NRB Industrial Bearing recognized as the Best & Reliable Bearing Solution Provider
Team Involved : Support & Solution provided by NRB Industrial R&D, Quality, Application Engineering and Sales Team together won the customer’s confidence.