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Comparative washdown test of mounted bearing units

How clean is clean when it comes to bearing units? Microbiology and hygiene experts at RISE have tested this.

Watch the comparative washdown test by microbiology and hygiene experts at RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden), who have compared relubricable standard units with relubrication-free and hygienically designed bearing units by SKF. For additional insights, bearing units were both flash mounted and mounted using spacers.

For deeper information regarding microorganism found in bearing units before and after washdown. See more here:

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