12 Jul Schaeffler’s same-day solution
In a critical situation where a pulp and paper factory faced a breakdown of its refiner bearings and lacked suitable replacements, they turned to Schaeffler, a renowned global supplier of automotive and industrial components. Offering valuable insights, Matt Thornton, Branch Manager at Motion, sheds light on the swift resolution of this issue.
Matt emphasises the significance of refiner bearings in the paper and board industry, as they play a vital role in refining pulp and are specifically designed to endure the high stresses and loads inherent in the process.
Furthermore, Matt elaborates on the demanding nature of the refining process within the paper and board industry, involving intense pressure and friction as the fibres undergo mechanical treatment to achieve the desired texture and strength.
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