Magnetic Levitation Bearing

HERMANN KEMPER Magnetic Levitation Bearings leads the industry in magnetic levitation bearing systems for high speed rotating equipments. Our expertise comes from years of research and development solutions for the industry’s most critical and challenging applications.

Combined this knowledge and experience with a broad range of magnetic bearing software and hardware configurations, engineers at HERMANN KEMPER Magnetic Levitation Bearings work collaboratively with world’s leading original equipment manufacturers and end users in oil & gas, power generation and defense markets to better understand their challenges and apply our technology to enhance the performance of their equipment.

Features and Benefits
  • Increasing reliability and availability
  • Reducing the need for on-site maintenance
  • Energy efficient, robust technology with demonstrated availability of 99.9%
  • Controllable rotordynamics
  • Leading auxiliary bearing technology for superior investment protection
  • Environmentally friendly with reduced infrastructure requirements 
  • Elimination of many auxiliaries, including lubrication systems
  • Lowest total cost of ownership over the life of the equipment

Unique Capabilities
  • Reduced size
  • Fault tolerance
  • Subsea
  • Split thrust bearings
  • Hazardous areas

Applications
  • High-speed compressors for refrigerant and air
  • Gas compression equipment
  • Motors as prime mover
  • Fans
  • Pumps
  • High-speed blowers
  • Turboexpanders
  • Gas turbine engines