RBC – Roller Bearing Company
RBC – Roller Bearing Company was founded in the United States in 1919 to manufacture rollers and ball bearings. Today, the company continues its activities with 28 factories and branches in 5 different countries and over 3500 employees.
RBC, which has unique bearing design and technical solution capabilities at the spherical level, has been represented by AKAR RULMAN, which operates within the framework of the same goal, as the Sole Official Distributor in Turkey since 1999.
RBC has made its product range much richer by incorporating the HEIM, NICE, SCHAUBLIN, TYSON, DODGE, PIC, LUBRON, UNIBAL, CLIMAX, WESTERN PRECISSION AERO, TCI (Turbine Components) and SARGENT brands with its global acquisitions since 1990.
Akar Rulman offers these top segment bearings and other products produced by RBC and other group brands to all critical areas of use in our country. This process starts at the project design stages especially in the R&D departments of end-user companies and turns into technical consultancy with the participation of RBC engineers during the development processes of the projects. In projects where mass production is started, requirements such as reasonable prices and timely deliveries and the supply of all necessary documents and certificates for our accredited products are carefully followed and a problem-free solution partnership is ensured.
Thus, the Akar Rulman – RBC cooperation contributes to the optimization of important parameters such as time, labor and budgetary suitability for our valued customers in all critical projects.
One of the most popular products of Akar Rulman and RBC cooperation today and in our country are Thin Section Bearings. RBC Thin section bearings have enabled us, as Akar Rulman, to take part in projects that always excite us and include firsts for our country.
These special bearings, which are generally produced in inch sizes, in 3 different main types as Radial Contact, Angular Contact and 4 Point Contact, can have an inner diameter range of 1 inch to 40 inches.
According to their usage areas, RBC thin section bearings can be offered with unlimited options such as
Face to face and Back to Back Tandem configurations,
Lubrication options suitable for -50°C to +150°C operative temperature conditions or demanded 10-year shelf life,
Accuracy classes from ABEC 1F to 7F in accordance with ABMA STD.26.2,
Supplied with tight fit tolerances or preload values at desired values, and Stainless inner and outer body, steel or ceramic balls, brass, nylon toroid cage materials.
RBC-SCHAUBLIN (Swiss) produces in quality standards of SO9001-EN9100/EN9120/IRIS (Q2/2014). In this context;
It has the title of being its official supplier of AIRBUS, EADS, SAFRAN, ROLLS ROYCE, GENERAL ELECTRIC in the aviation industry,
ALSTOM BOMBARDIER, HÜBNER, SNCF in the Rail System Sector,
PATRIA, AXLE TECH, TIMONEY, RENAULT TRUCKS, AIRBUS DEFENCE in the Defense Sector,
CATERPILLAR in the Construction Machinery Sector, and many more global companies.
As Akar Rulman, we supply special pivot bearings, tilt mechanisms, swing bearings and independent suspension driven axle bearings for suspension systems, produced by Schaublin, to our domestic system manufacturers. In addition, we are making self-lubricating, specially coated, low friction and maintenance-free bushings more popular every year, which are required in the manufacture of launch pads, heavy-duty trucks and armored vehicles.
RBC brand spherical bearings and connection equipment are also preferred in the maintenance and construction of suspension bridges produced with suspension rope technology, dam covers that provide heavy water blocking, and especially in giant constructive moving projects such as retractable stadium roofs. In this context, the suspension rope connection bearings of the Istanbul 1st Bosporus Bridge were produced by RBC in 1974 and were supplied by Akar Rulman under the RBC brand in the 40th anniversary of 2014.
RBC NICE brand customized bearings and RBC brand inch size Cam tracking rollers are another serious product range of Akar Rulman. There are also many options in these products, which are used extensively in machines used in the shaping and production of metal beverage cans, pneumatic systems and conveyor belt systems. Single and double row roller types, eccentric and concentric head options and inch and metric sizes of Cam Followers are some of the optional features offered. RBC provides an excellent advantage by offering much more economical prices compared to its equivalent competitors such as INA, MCGILL, JTEKT KOYO in the world markets.
With the cooperation of RBC – Akar Rulman, all basic demands such as correct bearing recommendations, submission of test reports that can guide the proposed bearings to meet the technical requirements as per the application, Prototype fast main product or alternative product supply, presenting new suggestions about the product that can meet the additional technical requirements that may occur in the process, presentation of critical preferences and calculations, such as preload, when necessary, thus ensuring accurate and precise precision, avoiding possible deviations, life time calculations are met by our expert engineering staff and our many years of experience and our references and position among the important Defense and Aviation Industry organizations of our country are formed in this way.