The wheels on your automobile are like snazzy corner-offices for bearings. They get all the attention. The rest of your car is the plant where countless other hard working little bearings make everything come together. Unsung heroes like the bearings … [Read more...] about The bearings that give your car a smooth ride
With the iglide L500 material, igus has announced the release of their newest specialist bearing solution, well-suited for continuous operation in high-speed rotation applications under low loads. The L500 material combines wear resistance in … [Read more...] about First self-lubricating plastic bearing for continuous high rotational speeds
NSK Americas annually measures its achievements to advance global warming countermeasures, resource conservation and recycling, and biodiversity conservation. As a member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) WasteWise program, NSK's past … [Read more...] about Bearing manufacturer releases 2014 environmental achievements
Morgan Advanced Materials’ Seals and Bearings business offers axial and radial bearings for applications in the petrochemical industry with severe service conditions. Morgan’s bearings are mechanically strong, even at high temperatures, and are … [Read more...] about Bearings in chemical processing and refinery applications
Motion Industries announces the release of the next MiHow2 video, filmed with the help of Koyo. The goal of the video series is to provide instruction to the viewers to help them with their practical applications. “Proper bearing installation is … [Read more...] about MiHow2 Video: Proper bearing installation
It’s often said that there is nothing new under the sun. Perhaps we simply tell old stories in new ways. That certainly could be said of the bearing; the fundamental design elements have not changed much in the last 132 years. But the bearing … [Read more...] about A master class in bearings
SKF has launched the SKF Generalized Bearing Life Model, a new bearing rating life model that is specifically designed to help engineers predict bearing life with greater accuracy. The company plans to showcase this, and other advances, at Hannover … [Read more...] about Predict bearing life more accurately
A pillow block bearing consists of a mounting bracket (pillow block) that houses a bearing and is used in low-torque, light load applications. With this configuration, the pillow block is bolted to a foundation, securing it, while the shaft and … [Read more...] about What is a pillow block bearing?
Affiliated Distributors announced the first wave of Charter Members in its newly formed Bearings & Power Transmission (PT) Division. The annual sales of AD’s 27 Charter PT Members exceeds $2.4 Billion through 378 branch locations. Jack … [Read more...] about AD announces bearings & power transmission charter members
6. No, you would not want to climb inside a dredge cutterhead bearing from Thordon Bearings Inc. But, I mean, you could. The composite material used in this bearing lasts twice as long as rubber, making it as durable as it is interesting. … [Read more...] about These 6 extreme photos prove bearings are cooler than you think.