Artist's concept of Las Vegas High Roller. Photo: SKF

Bearings for the world's largest Ferris Wheel

Swedish ball-bearing manufacturer SKF is to deliver roller bearings to the Las Vegas High Roller, which at 188 meters is the world’s highest Ferris Wheel.

The two bearings, which are the largest ever made at the company’s factory in Gothenburg, weigh around 8800 kilograms each, and have a diameter of 3.2 meters.

    

This isn’t the first time SKF has made roller bearings for a Ferris Wheel. Wheels in Chicago, Gothenburg, and London all use bearings from SKF.

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