Four Ways to Drive a Slewing Ring Bearing

There are many new and innovative versions of slewing ring bearings on the market, including sliding slewing rings made with an iglide® polymer liner, hard-anodized aluminum rings or stainless-steel rings. The success of slewing ring bearings directly correlates to how the system is driven, therefore, it is important to know what options are available. When working with rotating or turntable applications, the slewing ring bearings can be driven in four ways.