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Miba Industrial Bearings - Flange Bearings-calculation & design from 1 source

Bearing type designed according to DIN norm 31694. Mounted onto the machine, so that half of the bearing housing is inside, and the other half outside of the machine. Upon request, thread holes can be provided to meet 541 & 546 API norm requests.

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Miba Industrial Bearings - Vertical Bearings for demanding conditions

Miba Vertical Bearings are designed to meet high standards and are suitable for the most demanding conditions. To guarantee their reliability the technology is based on structural studies and analyses. The bearing housing is manufactured with GGG40 nodular cast iron, which provides high mechanical resistance, excellent heat dissipation capacity, high structural stiffness, and low vibrati... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Hydropower Turbines Engineered Success Cases

Turbine and generator manufacturers are often confronted with issues related to the project’s specific characteristics, which influences the performance of the bearings used. In fact, some of these working conditions are a great challenge to the bearing manufacturer.

Turbine or generator design changes and consequently new requirements for bearings make a close partnership b... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Bearing Performance Improvement

Eddy Groove Technology

In high performance turbomachinery, the maximum bearing temperatures can be a crucial parameter. To increase the operational safety and performance, Miba developed the patent pending eddy groove technology. Miba eddy groove bearings develop significantly lower maximum oil film and bearing metal temperatures, especially at medium to high loads and sliding spe... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Seal Solutions that make a difference

Labyrinth Seals

Seal solutions can make a big difference in the way your rotating equipment performs. Our business is servicing our customers’ needs for the repair and manufacture of labyrinth seals and bearings for turbomachinery, either in-kind or customized to your operation.

Applications

  • Expanders
  • Gas turbines
  • Generators<.../li>
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Miba Industrial Bearings - Bearings for Francis, Kaplan or Pelton Turbine

Vertical Machines

Depending on the application (e.g. Francis, Kaplan or Pelton Turbine), various products are available. We will be happy to advise you on which hydro bearing will enable the optimum performance of your turbine.

Horizontal Machines

Depending on the application (e.g. Francis, Kaplan or Pelton Turbine), various products are available. We w... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Get good rotordynamic performance economically

Using Miba Fixed Geometry Bearings (or Sleeve Bearings) is an economical way to achieve good rotordynamic performance. Miba bearings are characterized by their precise bore tolerances and are highly customizable so you can dial in the stiffness and damping coefficients to optimize your machine performance. Some of the many bore configurations possible are: cylindrical, offset half, lemon... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Optimize the performance of your hydro turbine

Vertical Machines

Depending on the application (e.g. Francis, Kaplan or Pelton Turbine), various products are available. We will be happy to advise you on which hydro bearing will enable the optimum performance of your turbine.

Horizontal Machines

Depending on the application (e.g. Francis, Kaplan or Pelton Turbine), various products are available. We w... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Eliminating Oil Leaks - Read this White Paper
  • Higher Efficiency
    The key to maximizing efficiency is installing seals that can run with close clearances and maintain these clearances even after a normal rub occurs.
  • Improving Oil-Guard Design
    One of the problems for rotating equipment is oil leaks. Miba has engineered many different solutions to the specific problems encountered in the fie...
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Miba Industrial Bearings - How to solve compressor & turbine bearing problems

Miba helps to solve bearing problems like hot running bearings. With three sites in the US, two in Germany and one in Brazil we will keep you up and running.

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Miba Industrial Bearings - Eddy Groove – New Innovation for Turbomachinery

Eddy Groove – New Innovation for bearings used in Turbomachinery

The reduced bearing temperatures, induced by eddy grooves, can be utilized to:

› Increase the safety margin of the bearing and slow down the lubricating oil aging

› Operate bearings at higher loads without an increase of maximum temperatures

› Decrease the bearin... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Customized valve plates for axial piston pumps

Hydraulic Elements (Valve Plates)

Miba produces customized hydraulic sliding components such as valve plates, slipper retainers or holding down segments for high-load applications. The ready-to-install elements standout due to their high-precision geometry and plane parallelism, achieved through double-sided grinding and lapping, as well as computer measured analysis.

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Miba Industrial Bearings - Miba Hydro Bearings, a reliable partner

Hydro Bearings for Waterpower Applications

Miba Hydro Bearings are used in turbines and generators for small (below 30 megawatts), medium-sized (31 and 80 megawatts), and large (above 80 megawatts) hydropower plants. With 40 years of experience in hydro bearings Miba is one of the leading manufacturers and reliable partner when it comes to engineering or repair. Our custome... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Flange Bearings for Generators/Turbines

ZF Type Flange Bearing

Bearing type designed according to DIN norm 31693. Mounted onto the machine, so that the whole bearing housing is outside of the machine.
Upon request, thread holes can be provided to meet 541 & 546 API norm requests.

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Miba Industrial Bearings - Pedestal Bearings

ZR/ZG Pedestal Bearings

ZR Bearing type designed according to DIN norm 31690. Pedestal bearings are mounted on a foundation next to the application. Upon request, thread holes can be provided to meet 541 and 546 API norm requests.

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Miba Industrial Bearings - Center Flange Bearing

ZM Center Flange Bearing

Bearing type designed according to DIN norm 31694. Mounted onto the machine, so that half of the bearing housing is inside, and the other half outside of the machine. Upon request, thread holes can be provided to meet 541 & 546 API norm requests.

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Miba Industrial Bearings - Economical way for good rotordynamic performance

Fixed Geometry Bearings / Sleeve Bearings

Using Miba Fixed Geometry Bearings (or Sleeve Bearings) is an economical way to achieve good rotordynamic performance. Miba bearings are characterized by their precise bore tolerances and are highly customizable so you can dial in the stiffness and damping coefficients to optimize your machine performance. Some of the many bore conf... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Bearings for demanding turbomachinery applications

Combination Bearing (Thrust and Journal)

The combination bearings (thrust and journal bearing in one housing) are designed for the most demanding turbomachinery applications, in terms of speed, load and rotor dynamics. The combined bearing saves space and due to the tilting capability of the individual pads in both radial and axial direction, is suitable for sliding speeds... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Repair and manufacture of labyrinth seals

Labyrinth Seals

Seal solutions can make a big difference in the way your rotating equipment performs. Our business is servicing our customers’ needs for the repair and manufacture of labyrinth seals and bearings for turbomachinery, either in-kind or customized to your operation.

  • Higher Efficiency
    The key to maximizing efficiency is inst...
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Miba Industrial Bearings - Engineered solutions to bearing & seal failures

Analysis & Engineering Solutions

Our engineering teams have decades of real application experience and are recognized as experts in the industry when it comes to identifying bearing and seal failures and offering an engineered solution:

  • Bearing design and optimization
  • Labyrinth seal design and optimization
  • Reverse engineering<......
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Miba Industrial Bearings - Babbitted Bearing Repair & Service

Miba Industrial Bearings provides a center of excellence in babbitted bearing manufacturing, repair, labyrinth seal optimization as well as troubleshooting, failure analysis, engineering solutions and upgrades.

Service & Repair

Bearings and labyrinth seals serve a crucial function in the reliability and performance of rotating equipment. At Miba our focus is on g... (read more)