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Swiss premium bearings

The RKB Bearing Industries Group, a Swiss-based manufacturing organization, has been a key player in the bearing industry since 1936.

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  • Discover the RKB Bearings App, your all-in-one solution for accessing the latest news, community discussions, and essential company resources. Our app is designed to keep you connected and informed, making your experience with RKB more seamless than ever.   Key Benefits: Instant Notification...

  • Our Vietnamese partner, STD&D, continues to cooperate well with one of the country’s leading steel manufacturers. The most recent order received was for RKB four-row taper roller bearings for their cold rolling mills.   Previously, STD&D also provided this type of bearing to th...

  • Due to the flexibility and high capacity of our production, one of the largest aluminium plants in Spain chose RKB to manufacture a specific multiroll bearing for the backup roll of their cold rolling mill. This was achieved in cooperation with our distributor Rubix Spain.   Before confirmin...

  • We continue to increase our presence in South Korea’s steel industry with a significant new order for various RKB bearings for the stand drives of one of the world’s most competitive steelmakers’ main flat production units.   Once again, RKB’s Korean partner, CHONG RO...

  • The RKB team, composed of CRM Luis Ferre, Andrea Fiore from the Technical Team Unit, and Engineering Manager Jose Felix Barrios, travelled to Argentina, landing first in Buenos Aires.   From there, they went to the province of San Juan, where they organized various activities for the week. &...

  • Yesterday, July 3, 2024, Rovanda celebrated its 35th anniversary with all its partners.   The outdoor area of Rovanda in Papendrecht was transformed into a party venue to meet customers and thank them for trusting Rovanda as their supplier. Despite the earlier rain, the weather cleared up, a...

  • RKB feliciteert Rovanda met haar 35-jarig jubileum!   Rovanda, our distributor in the Netherlands, celebrates 35 years since its foundation.   Together, we deliver tailored solutions, offering guidance on bearing selection, installation techniques, and maintenance practices with the aim...

  • A new lot of special bearings were manufactured for the bar and wire rod mills.   Our bearings help in the production of over 100 million tons of steel yearly.

  • From June 10 until today, our colleagues participated in the Bearing & Power Transmission World Meetings 2024 in Istanbul, Türkiye.   Visitors to Table S 201 had the opportunity to learn about RKB bearings for the power transmission sector and beyond.   According to the organizer, p...

  • Don’t miss out! Join us until June 6th at the Exhibition Grounds and AIA Community Activities in Antofagasta for Exponor Chile. Luis Ferré and Jose Barrios will be at Stand 868A showcasing bearings specifically designed for the demanding needs of the mines and minerals industry.

  • During RKB‘s visit to Morocco, Riccardo Martina, Benelux and France Director, and Eng. Alberto Barili from TTU provided technical assistance for a vertical mill and had the opportunity to take short trips to Marrakech and Casablanca.   One of the perks of working with RKB is that we of...

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Steel industry

The steel industry is a staple of the world economy. In fact, steel is the material of choice for countless industries, including manufacturing, construction, transportation, and various consumer products.

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Multi row cylindrical roller bearings

Multi row cylindrical roller bearings, also known as multiroll, are made up of two parts: inner ring (L) and outer assembly (R), which includes outer rings, cage and four rows of rollers.

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Customer training

Training is a cost-effective investment that yields higher productivity and increased efficiency. For this reason, RKB technical department offers a comprehensive and customizable portfolio of training services, featuring highly skilled experts in the bearing industry.

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RKB pin-type cages for large bearings

In this video, Eng. Alberto Barili, Senior Application Engineer at RKB Bearing Industries, explains the key features of the RKB pin-type cages for large-sized bearings. You will also get to know more about the risks of using low-quality bearings instead of premium products.

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Jacking system in offshore platform

RKB supplied the spherical roller bearings for the rack and pinion jacking system of many drilling rigs worldwide. This success story provides the technical details of a special offshore installation that took place in the Netherlands under very harsh environmental conditions.

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RKB Bearings App available for download

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest version of the RKB Bearings App, which includes new features and categories. Using the stock status, you can request product information/quotations from warehouses in Italy, Switzerland, and Romania.



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