Bearings

HIGH-PERFORMANCE METALWORKING FLUIDS, CLEANERS, CORROSION PREVENTIVES AND GREASES CAN HELP REDUCE COSTS AND IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY IN MANUFACTURING PROCESSES

Castrol’s Liquid Engineers have many years’ experience of working with the manufacturing industry. We recognize the continually evolving challenges of this fast-paced sector and the demands placed on bearing manufacture processes. We understand the pressure you face when it comes to reducing costs while improving productivity in order to remain competitive. 

This drives our Liquid Engineers to develop flexible lubricant solutions, services, training and advice designed to help you to reduce downtime and improve the efficiency of your bearings manufacturing processes. 

Strong relationships with Machine Tool Manufacturing (MTM) Original Equipment Manufacturers help keep us informed of industry developments to engineer solutions that meet the latest demands.

Our experts will help you select the most appropriate metalworking fluids and cleaners to keep your business competitive, and help you meet industry and legislative requirements.

Bearings

The manufacturing of bearings includes different operations on ferrous alloys also reflecting the metallurgy. 

Rings

The manufacturing of rings includes different operations, our Liquid Engineers recommend the following products: 

Operations

Recommended products

Soft machining

Solutions for initial cutting operations, such as turning, sawing and soft grinding

Pre-quench cleaning

Aqueous process cleaners helping to minimize failures caused by particulate soils in hardening process

Heat treatment

Solutions for quenching of rings

Post-quench cleaning

Reduces failures that excessive quenching oil contamination in finish machining process causes

Finish machining

Solutions for final cutting operations, such as grinding, super-finishing and honing

Final cleaning

Matching required cleanliness levels and providing temporary corrosion protection prior to assembly

Corrosion protection and water displacement

Enhanced protection against corrosion during intermediate storage or transportation

Roller and Ball

The manufacturing of balls and rollers includes different operations, our Liquid Engineers recommended the following products:

Pre-quench cleaning

Reduces failures caused by particulate soils in hardening process

Heat treatment

Solutions for quenching of balls and rollers

Hard grinding

Grinding operation post hardening process

Inter-operational cleaning

Reducing failures caused by particulate soils in finish machining process

Finish grinding

Final finishing and lapping process

Final cleaning

Matching required cleanliness levels and providing temporary corrosion protection prior to assembly

Corrosion protection and water displacement

Enhanced protection against corrosion during intermediate storage or transportation

Cage

Cage manufacturing involves different operations, the following products are recommended by our Liquid Engineers:

Operations

Recommended product

Rough machining

Solutions for initial cutting operations, such as sawing and turning 

Forming

Solutions for operations such as blanking

Pre-quench cleaning

Reduces failures caused by particulate soils in hardening process

Heat treatment

Solutions for quenching of rings

Post-quench cleaning

Reduces failures that excessive quenching oil contamination in finish machining process causes

Finish machining

Final cutting operations, such as grinding, super finishing and honing

Final cleaning

Matching required cleanliness levels and providing temporary corrosion protection prior to assembly

Corrosion protection and water displacement

Enhanced protection against corrosion during intermediate storage or transportation

Assembly

Our Liquid Engineers recommend the following products for your assembly operations: 

Operations

Recommended product

Final cleaning

Matching required cleanliness levels and providing temporary corrosion protection prior to assembly

Corrosion protection

Solutions for enhanced protection against corrosion during intermediate storage or transportation 

First fill grease

Heavy duty

High performance

General purpose

Extreme environments