Catalogue | 2015-07
Mounting and Maintenance of Rolling Bearings
Products Services Training


Manual (mounting, operation) | 2013-06
Mounting and Dismounting of Rolling Bearings


Publication | 2010-12
Rolling Bearing Damage
Recognition of damage and bearing inspection

Maintenance Services


The Schaeffler industrial service experts offer mounting services for rolling bearings that are applicable across industrial sectors. They have detailed knowledge and extensive experience in all industrial sectors.

The mounting personnel in the Industrial Service function are trained and skilled personnel who can provide reliable, rapid and competent assistance.

The services are provided either at the customer's location or in the Schaeffler workshop facilities.


The mounting services include:

  • the mounting and dismounting of rolling bearings of all types
  • approval inspection of adjacent parts (shafts and housings)
  • measurement and production inspection of tapered shaft seats, together with provision of the necessary measuring equipment
  • maintenance and inspection of bearing arrangements
  • troubleshooting on “problem” bearings
  • support in achieving optimum mounting operations
  • the use of modern mounting tools, such as heating by means of the versatile medium frequency technique
  • the design and manufacture of special tools.


The mounting services give the following advantages:

  • extended bearing life
  • considerable cost reductions
  • less unplanned downtime
  • increased plant availability
  • correct use of rolling bearings
  • prevention of costly secondary damage

Equipment rental
Customers who require special mounting and measuring equipment only infrequently, for example in order to carry out repairs, can rent these from Schaeffler on a weekly basis for a fee.

Schaeffler offers rental of the following equipment:

  • enveloping circle gauges
  • hydraulic nuts
  • hand pump sets
  • heating devices

The devices are checked after each use by the Schaeffler experts and, where necessary, returned to full working condition.