Miba is one of the world's leading manufacturers of hydrodynamic bearings for engines, turbines and compressors. A hydrodynamic bearing also offers advantages in the gearboxes of wind turbines and aircraft turbines.
Miba hydrodynamic bearings allow a wide range of applications: At moderate speeds, dynamic loads of up to 140 MPa are possible; at low loads, speeds of up to 160 m/s.
Thanks to our extensive expertise in applied engineering and materials, we can offer custom-built and cost-effective solutions where other bearing technologies reach their limits. Our bearings use a hydrodynamic film to contact the shafts. Depending on the application, the use of a hydrdynamic bearing can bring advantages over roller bearings.
We would be pleased to provide you with more information on how you can use a hydrodynamic bearing.
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We have acquired in-depth knowledge over decades on the tribology of hydrodynamic bearings and bearing-mounted drive components. The breadth of our application experience (both in terms of high loads as well as high speeds) is reflected by the range of industries in which we are active with our technology.
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 application.
Miba hydrodynamic bearings increase efficiency, reduce emissions, and as a result, make a sustainable contribution to protecting the environment. Depending on the application, the following advantages are possible:
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Industries where switching from roller bearing to hydrodynamic bearing can bring advantages.
Apart from engine and industrial hydrodynamic bearing applications, in which Miba is one of the leading manufacturers worldwide, hydrodynamic bearing technology has already become successfully established in new markets such as wind power and aviation.