Outside diameter of 3.2 Meters, an inner ring bore of 2.6 Meters, and a ring width of 63cm. The bearing incorporates 118 rollers, each weighing around 20kg. In total, around 11 tons of steel have gone into producing the bearing.
My novel "Hometown News" was originally going to be called "Rust Belt." It takes place in a small industrial city with scenes like this. Forging press
Artist Peter Mattila creates a sculpture using equipment in Launceston's old railways workshop.
A reheated 600 tonne steel ingot at the Muroran plant (Image: JSW)