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Miba Industrial Bearings - Difference between flooded & directed lubrication

Lubrication in hydrodynamic bearings: flooded or directed?

For a long-lasting and efficient operation of bearings, choosing a suitable lubrication method is of vital importance. In journal and thrust tilting pad bearings, essentially two lubrication methods are encountered: flooded lubrication and directed lubrication. Both lubrication methods have different design and func... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Center Flange Bearing-thread holes can be modified

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 - The right partner for stator production equipment

Material and design expertise make our engine bearing technology unique
As the Miba Bearing Group, we combine expertise in engine bearing and industrial bearing technology. In engines, we score with our broad material expertise and a high load range at moderate speeds. In plain bearing technology for turbomachinery, we offer broad design expertise that allows very high circumferenti... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Reduced levels of vibration for compressors

Customer Success Story U.S.

Background

Miba Industrial Bearings was contacted by a leading compressor manufacturer to supply two journal bearings for a pipeline compressor, used for pressurizing natural gas pipelines. For the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customer, having a tight bore tolerance of 0.0004 inches would allow for a more predictable, controlled o... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Transform the way machinery operates

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Miba Industrial Bearings - Miba - one of the leading bearing manufacturers

Miba Industrial Bearings celebrates its 5th anniversary!
• 5 years since Miba acquired four John Crane Bearing plants
• Followed by a joint venture with Zollern plain bearings
• Since 2018 Miba Industrial Bearings (MIB) doubled its size and is one of the leading bearing manufacturers

The Industrial Bearing Branch produces hydrodynamic bearings and lab... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - 4 key areas to check for wear in Journal Bearings

During inspection, four key areas should be checked for wear:

  1. Check the babbitted surface of the pivoting journal shoe. Replace any shoe with scored or deeply scratched babbitted faces or signs of wear. Lightly scrape with a sharp scrapper if no wear is detected. Replace temperature detectors showing wear in the wire coverings.
  2. Inspect the bore of the seal ri...
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Miba Industrial Bearings - Hydrodynamic Tilting Pad Journal Bearings Guide

In today's industrial environment, while the adage "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" is well-known, it has become common practice to implement preventative maintenance inspection plans for operational machines. Scheduled maintenance for these machines doesn't have to be a daunting task for Plant Engineers, and Miba's collective experience offers valuable information to help ensure the pr... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Flange Bearings - 1 Sourse Calculation & Design

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 - Miba - making your journey safe and pleasant

No matter if you’re travelling by car, train or plane: Miba technologies contribute to making your journey safe and pleasant.
Just to name a few highlights:
�� By maximizing material utilization, the #powdermetallurgy solutions from Miba Sinter Group allow engines with reduced weight, resulting in increased #efficiency and #fueleconomy.
✈ In many... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - High thrust load - Kaplan S Turbine

ZT Pedestal bearings for high thrust loads in hydropower plants

When comparing the Head Water Level and Tail Water Level types, it was found that the former offers cost advantages in civil work, while the second requires a smaller waterfall height and provides easier machine access. As the fall height increases, the thrust load on the bearing also increases, necessitating a larger... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Solve your turbomachinery-bearing problems

Tilting pad journal bearings are designed for the most demanding turbomachinery applications, in terms of speed, load, and rotor dynamics. Due to the tilting capability of the individual pads, this 4- or 5-pad tilting pad journal bearing design does not tend to produce self-excited rotor vibrations and is suitable for high sliding speeds (e.g. 100 m/s and above). With an appropriate oil... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Reduction of hot oil carry-over in bearings

Reduction of hot oil carry-over in high-speed turbomachinery bearings

Tilting pad journal bearings are used in turbomachines like turbo compressors, turbo gearboxes, gas turbines, and steam turbines. By increasing the power density, the applied loads and velocities have been increased simultaneously over the last decades. To overcome conservative operation limits it... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - The perfect R&D and engineering partner

Miba Engine and Industrial Bearings are the perfect R&D and engineering partner, as we cover both high-load as well as high-speed applications. From development and choosing materials, to testing and simulation tools as well as excellent application technology, we support our customers in finding the best solution for their applications

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Miba Industrial Bearings - How to solve hot running bearings

Read the success case on how to solve hot running bearings

The Advantage design reduces hot oil carry over between pads à reduced the bearing temperturey by 38F / 21C!

  • Longer lifetime of your machine
  • Safer operation
  • Lower oil aging
  • Higher performance

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Miba Industrial Bearings - Hydro Power Turbines Engineered Success Cases

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

Turbine or generator designs change and consequently, new requirements for bearings make a close partnership b... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Equalizing Tilting Pad Thrust Bearings

Equalizing Tilting Pad Thurst Bearings feature an upper and lower leveling link between the thrust pads and the thrust retainer. The function of the leveling links are to equalize the load each thrust shoe carries by compensating for manufacturing tolerances of the thrust pad heights, minor housing deflection or minor misalignment between the thrust bearing housing support and the collar... (read more)

Miba Industrial Bearings - Merging material and design competence

Merging material and design competence: Miba technology is unique on the market! (read more)

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 - 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)