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Food & Beverage

Timken is a world leader in designing and manufacturing high-quality and premium performance engineered bearings and mechanical transmission products. Our team of engineers work hand in hand with OEMs and End Users to help solve unique food and beverage processing equipment challenges with the goal of improving safety, hygiene, reliability and efficiency.

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Food-Safe Manufacturing Made Possible by Timken

Safe, efficient manufacturing. It’s vital to the health of the products you produce – and the viability of your business. And while your operations must meet demanding safety regulations, they also need to maintain profitable uptime. You need equipment tough enough to handle chemical washdowns, high temperatures, fast throughput and other challenges they endure day in and day out.

Improve Food Safety

Our products developed for Food & Beverage processing machinery are compliant with USDA requirements.

Reduce Maintenance

Premium products tout longer operating lives, even in demanding environments.

Decrease Unplanned Downtime

Long-lasting products and predictive maintenance help you avoid sudden, expensive shutdowns. Avoid costly change-outs with products designed to handle corrosion, thermal expansion and harsh chemicals.

Increase Overall Productivity

Our products are designed for efficiency. You can maintain optimum uptime despite chemical washdowns, high temperatures and fast throughput.

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Equipment and Applications We Serve

Food-Safe Bearings

Food and Beverage OEMs and processors turn to Timken because we offer machine components that meet and exceed stringent food safety standards and regulations across our customers’ process floors. This includes a wide selection of food-safe bearings designed to cope with the conditions that cause many bearings to fail prematurely. Timken food-safe bearings typically cost less to own than original bearings due to longer service life and less maintenance.

A full portfolio of stainless steel, solid lubricated, polymer and metal-detectable bearings is available, as well as housed units for meeting various requirements.

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Superior Food-Safe Power Transmission Products

  • Gearboxes designed specifically for food manufacturing environments
  • Roller, attachment and engineered conveyor chains designed to excel in tough conditions
  • Couplings that are easy to install and maintenance free
  • Belts designed for optimal performance in demanding applications
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Products

From best-in-class food-safe bearings to couplings, belts, chains, gearboxes and lubrication systems, we offer a complete engineering solution for food and beverage applications. For more information on our complete food and beverage offering, download our Food and Beverage products and services guide.

Timken® Engineered Bearings

Timken Engineered bearings feature precision tolerances, proprietary internal geometries and quality materials.

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TIMKEN® HOUSED UNITS (MOUNTED BEARINGS)

Timken Housed Units are stronger on the outside and smarter on the inside, delivering consistency, control and confidence.

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TIMKEN® DRIVE ® AND DIAMOND® CHAIN

Manufactured to meet or exceed both ANSI and ISO/British Standards and excel in tough, high-performance applications. Lubrication-free chain, precision roller attachment chain, engineered class chain and stainless steel, nickel plated and Silver Shield chains are available.

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Belts

Purpose-built and designed for performance in demanding applications.

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CONE DRIVE GEAR BOXES

Cone Drive delivers cutting edge precision motion control solutions for the food and beverage industry.

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GROENEVELD LUBRICATION

For a wide range of automatic lubrication solutions, Groeneveld products deliver safety and efficiency.

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Lovejoy® Quick Flex® Coupling

Lovejoy flexible couplings and power transmission products address critical operational issues that face today’s food and beverage facilities.

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