Company Name: Smith Bearings (Accurate Bushing Company) Established: 50+ years experience Headquarters: Garwood, NJ Products: Precision needle roller bearings, standard aerospace and industrial bearings and custom manufactured special … [Read more...] about Company profile: Smith Bearings (Accurate Bushing Company)
Company Name: The Abbott Ball Company Established: 1909 Headquarters: West Hartford, Connecticut CEO/President: Craig Bond Products: Semi-Precision Balls, Precision Balls. Mission Statement/Motto: "Abbott Ball prides itself on … [Read more...] about Company profile: The Abbott Ball Company
Bearing manufacturer NKE Austria GmbH has released its series of single row cylindrical roller bearings – a bearing type on which many customers in different industries rely. The salient feature of this series is the range of variants it comprises: … [Read more...] about Single row cylindrical roller bearing applications
SKF has launched a new version of its specialist handbook for rolling bearings in paper machines to help industry professionals maximise bearing service life. Now in its fifth edition, the technical manual has been developed to provide information … [Read more...] about Dedicated technical handbook for paper machine designers
The Schaeffler Group is increasing its capacity by building a new manufacturing hall in Debrecen, Hungary. The laying of the foundation stone is planned for this year and the first products are to be delivered in the second half of 2017. The project … [Read more...] about Roller bearing plant expansion
Basic Dynamic Rating (BDR), is a calculated value, based on a bearing’s geometry, and represents the constant load which 90% of a group of apparently identical bearings can endure for a rating life of 1 million revolutions (33 1/3 rpm for 500 … [Read more...] about What is Basic Dynamic Rating (BDR)?
What is L10? The L10 life is the number of revolutions or hours that 90% of a group of apparently identical bearings will complete or exceed before fatigue is expected to occur. In other words, 10% of the group is not expected to achieve the L10 … [Read more...] about What is L10?
End users and OEMs frequently specify "lubed for life" mounted bearings, thinking the lubed-for-life bearings will deliver the same life – without lubrication – as bearings that currently require periodic lubrication. The truth is it depends on many … [Read more...] about Determining lifespan for “lubed for life” bearings
In the case of ball bearings, preload is often a misunderstood concept and overlooked by designers and bearing users alike. One of the final steps in the bearing manufacturing process is the assembly of the individual bearing components: the outer … [Read more...] about Tech Spotlight: preloading ball bearings
Spherical plain bearings are manufactured in a wide variety of materials and are designed to offer bearing solutions in almost any operating environment. AST Bearings offers a complete line of spherical bearings available in inch and metric. These … [Read more...] about Complete line of spherical plain bearings