At the center of movement

SLF Bearings USA, Inc.

New perspectives – with tradition and experience firmly in sight of the future.

Our German headquarter location looks back on 80 years of tradition in roller bearing manufacturing. The Spindel- und Lagerungstechnik Fraureuth GmbH (abbrev.: SLF), a bearing and spindle unit producer, offers exceptionally high standards and technical progress to international customers who value innovative individualized products and extraordinary service. Since its foundation in 1993, SLF has grown into a robust medium-sized company and industry expert with approximately 350 employees and a focus on future growth including international markets and plants.

Sector solutions provided by SLF Fraureuth

Our roller bearings are used wherever the most exacting demands exist for speed, accuracy, and medium resistance. In addition to implementing standardized solutions in series, we also produce one-of-a-kind customized products. When the application options for a standard bearing reach their limit, we implement customized solutions that are optimally modified to meet our customers’ needs. In spindle production, individual one-of-a-kind and small batch production across multiple industries are our strength.

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Food and beverage industry

Roller bearings that are used in the food and beverage industry must withstand especially high demands. They are subjected to both harsh environmental impacts and lengthy cleaning procedures. Our range of products reliably and fully meets the requirements of this industry.

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Textile industry

High speeds with changing dynamic loads, sometimes extreme temperatures, and the use of strong chemicals on rotating components are typical requirements SLF roller bearings must meet in the design, manufacturing, and operation of textile machines.

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Electric motors

Our components for electric motors are impressively quiet running, long-lived, and strong. Their low-friction operation optimizes the efficiency of SLF bearings and thus reduces operational and maintenance costs for the end user.

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Machine tools

Our customers in the machine tool industry are faced every day with the need to provide customized solutions. In this endeavor, SLF can offer support through its decades of expertise and provide both highly precise bearings for stress-resistant machine elements and individual spindle units for various manufacturing purposes.

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Transmissions and robotics

Top precision, reliable performance over time, and independence from external factors are the requirements for bearings in automation. SLF Fraureuth supplies manufacturers of precision gears worldwide, for use in, for example, medical engineering and aeronautics and space travel, or in industrial robots.

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Pumps and compressors are key products that are deployed in any industry aimed at processing, transportation, and supply of fluids, air, gases, and mixtures. In this context, SLF offers a wide range of bearings for high axial, radial, or combined load cases in various speed ranges.

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Industrial applications

Linear and rotary movements occur in almost every industrial application. With the equipment options available in our standardized roller bearing series, SLF provides optimal solutions for almost any type of application. For the needs of industrial production of spindle systems, SLF stands out as a manufacturer of individualized custom spindle from one-of-a-kind pieces up.


Products of the highest precision

From the standard deep groove ball bearing to high-precision bearing solutions to sophisticated spindle units – for us, at the Spindel- und Lagerungstechnik Fraureuth GmbH, each μ matters.

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Our range of products comprises roller bearings of various design types, to be used in several industries – from 32 to 1,600 mm outer diameter.

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We design and manufacture high-precision spindles as one-of-a-kind pieces and in small series, up to 1.800 mm length, in a diameter range from 32 to 525 mm, with a running precision of 1 μ.

Step by step to perfection

Turning, hardening, grinding, and assembling: The Spindel- und Lagerungstechnik Fraureuth GmbH manufactures various product groups a customized one-of-a-kind pieces or in series production, in single-source responsibility.

Made in Germany

From the lathe shop to assembly: Any manufacturing operations for components to be installed in machine tools are executed exclusively in-house in our production plant in the Saxon Fraureuth. With our products, we rely on supply chains that have been tried and tested over many years, which enable us to react quickly an at short notice to the changing needs of our customers.

Precision is our benchmark

We fulfill the demanding requirements of our customers for quality and reliability by bringing together the latest manufacturing equipment and technology and the expertise of our engineers and skilled workers in an optimal manner. Before a product leaves our plant, it must pass through our certified quality management. This allows us to ensure that we produce first-class products.

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