High precision spindle bearings and spindle repairs for all makes and models

Precision spindle bearings are available for your machine tool spindles in the event you do not send the spindle to Ekstrom for repair. Contact us to cross your bearings to the correct bearings at competitive prices. Ekstrom Carlson originally began producing industrial woodworking machinery in 1904. We manufacture and sell replacement parts for original Ekstrom-Carlson ripsaws, sanders, pin routers, cnc routers, and other types of equipment.

Cross your bearings to the correct bearings at competitive prices.

We specialize in spindle repair for high-speed spindles, milling spindles, lathe spindles, grinding spindles, and custom spindles. This includes integral motor spindles, router spindles, pulley spindles, block spindles, cartridge spindles, and coupling spindles. We also manufacture spindles.   This experience allows us to offer spindle bearings for all types of spindles at exceptional prices, typically from our stock. We can sell equivalent bearings to your current design and offer upgrades to Barden bearings or SKF bearings.

D&R Autochuck is the OEM for Greenlee Screw Machines.   We manufacture and sell replacement parts for Greenlee Screw Machines.

Contract machine of repair parts is an option. If there are parts you are using on a regular basis, or have custom parts you require for your equipment, we may be able to manufacture and re-engineers the replacement machine repair parts you require.

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OEM Ekstrom Carlson Ripsaws, sanders, moulders, drum sanders, etc……  We no longer support this equipment or know where you can purchase replacement parts to service the equipment.

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High Precision Spindle Bearings at a competitive price in stock

Call us for pricing on interchangeable bearings for your spindle motor. Don’t pay higher prices than necessary.

ABEC 9 and ABEC 7 Tolerances.

Deep Groove Bearings – Including shielded, sealed, open, or grease packed without shields. Ceramic balls available upon request.

Angular Contact Bearings – Including shielded, sealed, open, or grease packed without shields. Ceramic balls or steel balls. Various contact angles and preloads are available.

Bearing Exchange Determination. Do you have a Barden, Fafnir, SKF, NSK, GMN, RHP or SNFA spindle grade ABEC 7/9 bearing you need to replace? We keep a regular stock of precision bearings in sealed and non-sealed versions, steel or ceramic, in the 15mm, 20mm, 25mm, 30mm, 35mm, 40mm, 45mm, 50mm, 55mm, 60mm, 65mm, 70mm. We can advise you what bearing we have on the shelf will act as a direct interchange for your existing bearing. If your not comfortable with the interchange, send your spindle or machine component to us for the repair and we will make the switch and run the unit in for testing. See the bearing list often in stock below.

Why should you use sealed or shielded bearings?

20 years ago, grease shielded bearings were not applicable to high-speed spindle design because the lubrication technology was not available. Now, with greatly improved lubricants that have increased longevity and improved cooling and lubricating properties, shielded bearings are the best way to assemble most high-speed spindles. Shielded bearings assist in preventing contaminants from entering the bearing at assembly, or during operation. The grease is also prevented from exiting the bearing area before the lubrication has a chance to be fully utilized. Also, the shielded bearing ensures the proper amount of grease is applied to the bearing. No more over-packing by the technician.

Why should you use ceramic ball bearings?

Although more expensive, ceramic ball bearings are proven to run cooler, with less vibration. The ceramic ball is harder and smoother by design than a steel ball, making the coefficient of frictionless. Also, as a steel ball wears, the ball tends to gall against its’ mating steel bearing race. There are no galling properties between a ceramic ball and a steel race, so this issue is eliminated. These features offer the benefits of longer spindle life and improved cutting operations for your high-speed spindle.

Contact us for Replacements for Ex-Cell-O Spindle Bearings (XLO). Bearings Often In Stock, Call for Barden Bearings, SKF bearings, and other precision angular contact bearings. We can repair your spindle for you using the most competitive bearings.

Ekstrom Carlson originally began producing industrial woodworking machinery in 1904. We used to manufacture and sell replacement parts for original Ekstrom-Carlson ripsaws, sanders, pin routers, CNC routers, and other types of equipment, but there are no longer enough machines to support.

We offer contract machining services as well. Provide us a print or an actual part for any high volume and/or excessively priced machine part, and we will do our best to offer a lower-cost alternative.

We often re-engineer and manufacture new spindles, gears, shafts with integral gears, and various other parts to keep customer’s machines running.  If there’s significant market volume, we will consider competing with the OEM, and stock parts for your requirements.

D&R AutoChuck Mfg, Inc. was established in 1984 to support customers who needed parts for Greenlee Screw Machines immediately. Since then, as the OEM for Greenlee Screw Machines, we no longer support these machines as there is not enough business to justify the resource.

We have the cutting tools you need.