Industry Solutions

Metallurgical Production & Processing

Steel is one of the world’s most important engineering and construction material. It is extensively used in various branches of industries such as transportation, steel construction, mechanical engineering and environmental technology. Premier Bearings partners with Schaeffler to bring a state-of-the-art range of rolling bearings for the steel industry. Thanks to Schaeffler’s manufacturing expertise and holistic quality management, we bring to you a level of product quality that is certainly above the sector average.

The extreme demands and widely varied operating conditions present a challenge for man and machine. Tailor-made Rolling Bearings by Schaeffler have proven themselves even in the most critical applications, ensuring maximum system availability thanks to their quality.


The operating conditions of rolling bearings in the steel industry are vulnerable to high temperatures, high speeds, and ` exposure to contamination and water.

Steel manufacturing
  • Converters
  • continuous casting machines
Steel forming
  • Hot-rolling mills for flat products
  • section mills
  • wire mills
  • cold-rolling mills
  • multi-roll cold-rolling stands
  • straightening machines

Extensive product ranges for smelting and rolling mills

Premier offers you Schaeffler’s bearing solutions for all bearing positions in systems for producing and forming steel and non-ferrous metals. Thanks to decades of collaboration with various manufacturers and operators, Schaeffler has an extensive expertise and an unrivalled approach to quality management.

A number of steel mills are benefiting from the quality of customized solutions, the ones that make it possible to economically and safely enhance production speeds with utmost reliability.

  • Multi-row tapered roller bearings
  • Cylindrical roller bearings (multi-row, full complement)
  • Needle roller bearings
  • Spherical roller bearings
  • Yoke type track rollers
  • Axial bearings
  • Ball bearings
  • Split bearings
  • Housings
  • Spherical plain bearings

Service for greater operational safety

By partnering with Schaeffler, Premier offers you an extensive package of service features and devices. The variety ranges from measuring and assembly equipment to state-of-the-art inspection and monitoring equipment.

  • Technical consulting
  • calculation
  • publications
  • assembly instructions
  • project sheets
  • partnerships
  • assembly
  • maintenance
  • diagnosis
  • reprocessing bearings
Service products
  • Assembly equipment
  • bearing analyzers
Research and development
  • Design
  • calculation methods
  • materials