Orbital machining of 2 very large Reel Shaft bearing journals for 2 of the largest rollerbearings ever manufactured
Metrology Dept / On Site machining–orbital machining.
Using the laser tracker to ensure that the bearing diameters at either side of the spool are inline and concentric following in situ machining using our orbital machining equipmen
The overall length of the shaft is 14500mm long.
Both ends were round and parallel and in alignment within 0.10 mm. This accuracy ensures smooth operation and minimum stress on the bearings.
Roughing out fixed end
Finishing free end
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