2023 is finally here and the staff at Bearing Tips can't wait to continue bringing you the best bearing-related content available. But before we do that, we want to give 2022 a proper send-off. So here's a recap of the 5 articles that most captured … [Read more...] about The top 5 Bearing Tips articles of 2023
APO-GEE, a deep-tech start-up based in Liège, Belgium, specializing in ball bearing engineering, announces that it has solved the cage instability problem, to which no fully satisfactory response has been possible for more than 50 years. If the … [Read more...] about How this Belgian R&D minded start-up solved a 50 years old mechanical problem
Rolling-element, anti-friction bearings, either ball- or roller-type, provide a mechanical means of countering radial and axial loads in rotating and reciprocating shafts. This article will briefly describe both types, then cite some examples where … [Read more...] about RUWH: Roller bearings vs. ball Bearings — What’s the Difference?
The performance of the lubricant in the bearing industry is a major issue – how long and how well it can minimize friction to prevent bearing wear. Nye offers an extensive collection of bearing oils and greases. Each is designed to provide an … [Read more...] about Bearing lubricants fro Nye Lubricants
A deep groove ball bearing is one of the most common types of rolling bearing. The basic type of deep groove ball bearing consists of an outer ring, an inner ring, a set of steel balls, and a set of cages. There are two types of deep groove ball … [Read more...] about Structure and working principle of deep groove ball bearings
Journal or sleeve bearings rely on fluid films - usually oil - to support rotating shafts. Ball and roller bearings provide the same support of shafts through mechanical means. Both bearings are used to counter radial and axial loads. This article … [Read more...] about RUWH: Journal bearings vs. ball bearings — What’s the difference?
Greene Tweed, a global manufacturer of high-performance sealing solutions and engineered components, highlights Enduro LF10, a thin conformal, polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) based coating ideal for enhancing the performance and extending the lifetime … [Read more...] about Greene Tweed announces Enduro LF10 PTFE-based coating
As one of the most commonly used bearings of all time, ball bearings are used in a plethora of applications, as their simple design makes them highly versatile. Often used as wheel bearings, they can be found in cars, bicycles, skateboards, and … [Read more...] about RUWH: What are ball bearings?
Minco’s miniature temperature sensors were originally designed as embedment sensors in bearing shoes to protect rotating machinery from potentially catastrophic overheating events. While this application remains a mainstay, the use of these sensors … [Read more...] about Miniature sensors for bearing shoes from Minco
If you list the most important chemicals used in industrial processes, Ethylene Oxide (EO) is bound to be there. The colorless gas is an essential chemical building block, after all. It is one of the most valuable and versatile compounds which is … [Read more...] about How to increase reliability and pump lifetime in ethylene oxide service