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SAFD Split Pillow Blocks

4 December 2021 - Toronto - SAFD Split Pillow Blocks - Products

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Faster. Cooler. Stronger. Better.

NTN ULTAGE SAFD split pillow blocks have been designed, processed and machined by NTN team members in our state-of-the-art facilities. These rugged, ductile iron pillow blocks have a higher tensile strength and better elasticity than cast iron. Built to perform in the most demanding applications, ULTAGE SAFD can withstand the high load, shock, and contamination associated with the toughest industrial conditions. They are also well suited for extremely cold temperatures.

NTN ULTAGE SAFD split pillow blocks are uniquely designed with an X-support housing base for ultimate strength and improved heat dissipation. They include integrated flat spots for monitoring equipment as well as lubrication access points to accommodate grease and oil lubrication systems. The internal design allows for 22200 and the wider 23200 series spherical roller bearings, providing greater application flexibility. Serialized cap and base ensure for error-proof installation while hardened steel locating balls allow for quick and easy removal of the cap during maintenance. Premium grade 8 bolts secure the cap to the base for increased breaking strength in the upward direction.

SAFD units are available in shaft sizes of 1-15/16” to 7-15/16” with a tapered–bore design for easy mounting. The units can also be converted from fixed to float by removing the stabilizing ring. Sealing options available on the SAFD include the standard aluminum triple ring labyrinth seal, optional LOR seal with an integrated “O” ring between the shaft and seal ring, or, for the ultimate protection, a taconite seal.

ULTAGE premium SAFD split pillow blocks can be used in mining, aggregate and cement, metal processing, forest products, water management, and air handling. Common applications may include conveyors, roll out tables, metal recyclers, industrial fans and blowers.

1Premium ductile iron housing to withstand high impact and extreme low temperature range
2Serialized cap and base eliminate risk of mismatching components during installation, ensuring superior fit
3Lubrication access points - plumb virtually any grease or oil system into the housing without costly modifications
4Integrated flat spots for vibration and temperature monitoring
5Grade 8 bolts provide superior strength to keep the cap and base secure
6Exact machined ISO G7 tolerances with wide bearing seat to accommodate 22200 and 23200 series spherical roller bearings offers greater flexibility
7Hardened steel ball allowing for quick and easy removal of the cap during inspections and general maintenance
8Unique X-support reinforced housing design delivers ultimate strength in the most demanding applications

The Better Option

NTN ULTAGE® SAFD ductile iron pillow block housings have been designed to provide superior performance in a variety of demanding applications. Optimized to ensure premium bearings operate to their full potential, these split housings offer flexibility for the designer, as well as, improved reliability for the maintenance professional.



About NTN

Founded in 1918, NTN is one of the world's largest producers of premium quality ball and roller bearings, long recognized for the most stringent quality standards in the industry. With plants around the globe and a strong domestic manufacturing network, over 80% of the products sold by NTN in North America are made by one of the ten plants the company operates in Canada and the USA. NTN is also a leading provider of bearing services which include technical support, maintenance and reliability services, engineering consulting and training. NTN's company vision is "to transform into Canada’s leader of the Ultimate Bearing Experience."

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