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Waukesha Bearings Corporation Overview

Waukesha Bearings Corporation designs and manufactures customized solutions for engineered fluid film bearings, magnetic bearings, and engineered seals. Committed to continuous improvement and market leadership, our engineers are in constant pursuit of next-generation technologies that deliver customer success.


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Waukesha Bearings ISFD® Technology (Integral Squeeze Film Damper)

The ISFD® design, an integral squeeze film damper, can shift critical speeds or increase dynamic stability in rotor/bearing systems. View this animation to learn more about the patented ISFD technology. 


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Waukesha Magnetic Bearings Company Overview

Waukesha Magnetic Bearings leads the industry in custom engineered magnetic bearing systems for large turbomachinery and high-performing rotating equipment. Our expertise comes from more than 30 years of developing solutions for the industry's most critical and challenging applications.


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Waukesha Magnetic Bearings: Magnetic Bearings Overview

Waukesha Magnetic Bearings offers sealed magnetic bearings or canned magnetic bearings – each engineered to meet our customer's unique needs. Magnetic bearings increase reliability and availability as well as energy efficiency. They are environmentally friendly, ideal for remote and unmanned locations, and are virtually maintenance free. 


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Waukesha Magnetic Bearings: Magnetic Bearing System Functionality

A magnetic bearing uses electromagnetic forces to maintain relative position of a rotating assembly (rotor) to a stationary component (stator). Waukesha Magnetic Bearings leverages the remote connectivity capabilities of our third-generation controllers to allow for on-demand machine commissioning, diagnostics and adjustment from a remote location. View this animation for an overview of the functionality of Waukesha's industry-leading magnetic bearing systems.


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Waukesha Magnetic Bearings: Technology Leadership

As a part of Dover Corporation, Waukesha Bearings is committed to investing in knowledge development and advanced technologies to better serve our customers. From our state-of-the-art research and development laboratory in Pewaukee, WI, USA, we anticipate the challenges facing our industry to develop the bearing technology our leading OEM customers need to stay competitive.


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Waukesha Magnetic Bearings Case Study: NAM GLT

NAM (Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij), a joint venture between Royal Dutch Shell and ExxonMobil, originated in the mid-1990s. Its goal was to find the most cost-effective way to extract the gas and extend the life of its reserves, ensuring the gas field could continue to supply the region.


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Waukesha Magnetic Bearings: Magnetic Bearing Components

Waukesha Magnetic Bearings active magnetic bearing system components include auxiliary bearings, radial bearings, axial bearings, a position sensor, and a control system. 


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Waukesha Magnetic Bearings: Auxiliary Bearings

Waukesha’s patented RDS® (Rotor Delevitation System) auxiliary bearing designs offer observability of the service condition over the installed life of a machine – significantly reducing the risk of unplanned downtime. Robust and reliable, Waukesha’s proprietary auxiliary bearing technology is designed for benign failure to prevent damage to machine components in the unlikely event of system malfunction. 


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Waukesha Magnetic Bearings: Automatic Clearance Checking

Waukesha Magnetic Bearings' auxiliary bearings support the rotor when the machine is stationary, accommodate overloads, and support the rotor in the event of system fault. Watch as our proprietary RDS® auxiliary bearings automatically check clearances to indicate the service condition – reducing the risk of unplanned downtime.


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Waukesha Magnetic Bearings: Controlled Levitation

Waukesha Magnetics Bearings leads the industry in custom engineered magnetic bearing systems for large turbomachinery and high-performing rotating equipment. Our expertise comes from more than 30 years of developing solutions for the industry’s most critical and challenging applications. 


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Waukesha Magnetic Bearings: Remote Adjustment and Tuning

Waukesha Magnetic Bearings challenges the traditional method of installing and commissioning magnetic bearing systems that relies heavily on costly and intrusive on-site support. Instead, we’ve used our extensive knowledge of magnetic bearing technology to develop a system that accommodates remote commissioning, diagnostics and machine troubleshooting. 


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Waukesha Magnetic Bearings: Remote Connectivity

Waukesha Magnetic Bearings' sophisticated software and controllers are equipped with remote connectivity capabilities - reducing operating costs by providing remote commissioning, diagnostics and tuning without the need for on-site support. 


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Waukesha Magnetic Bearings: Vibration Attenuation Software

Watch as vibration attenuation software reduces machine vibrations at the synchronous speed (or harmonics of it).


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Test Rig Demo

Committed to innovation, Waukesha Bearings continues to invest in the research and development of bearings using advanced materials via a range of dedicated test rigs.


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