Swiss premium bearings

The RKB Bearing Industries Group is the Swiss manufacturing organization which has been operating in the bearing industry since 1936, with a monthly production capacity exceeding 350 tons of machined steel.

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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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Latest news

  • RKB is pleased to announce the 25th anniversary of our partnership with BearingNet, which began in 1996. We are now a member of BearingNet’s Quarter Century Club! BearingNet is the world’s largest Bearing and Power Transmission inquiry system designed exclusively for Bearing and PT Distribu...

  • To better serve our customers, we developed a brand-new website that includes a series of online tools that improve RKB’s technical and sales support. You can now access stock status and technical fiches by registering to My RKB. Besides, the new website offers detailed information on our bearing...

  • As known, the marine industry can be divided into two major segments. Marine and offshore engineering involves production and work of large structures, typically for the exploitation of resources such as oil and gas in a marine environment. The shipyard sector, instead, refers to the shipbuilding...

  • In the wire rope industry, tubular stranding machines play a critical role in the production of steel wire strand and rope. RKB provides bearings for this niche market, which are tailored for the high speeds required by these machines. As a result of years of expertise in this sector, RKB can pro...

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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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