SKF, a global manufacturer of bearings, seals, and lubrication, has been named an Overdrive Award winner as part of GM's 30th annual Supplier of the Year awards. First presented in 2012, the Overdrive Award is a distinction reserved for suppliers who … [Read more...] about SKF recognized by General Motors
There is a common misconception that all corrosion-resistant bearings are suitable for underwater use, but this is not the case. Underwater robots, drones, propeller shafts, and submerged conveyors all require application-specific design … [Read more...] about What makes a high-quality underwater bearing?
In 2019, NSK reported the seizure of counterfeit NSK packaging and labels in Hebei Province, China. During the seizure, more than 23,000 fake boxes and cartons were discovered in Linxi County, Xintai City. With bearing counterfeiting seemingly on the … [Read more...] about How can blockchain transform the bearing supply chain?
drylin linear systems and iglide plain bearings from igus provide lubrication and maintenance-free adjustment of advanced robotic exoskeleton for stroke patients. Many stroke patients worldwide suffer from hemiplegia (partial paralysis). … [Read more...] about igus polymer technology helps stroke patients to rehabilitate during physiotherapy
Michell Bearings has announced the opening of a U.S sales and engineering office in Fort Washington, Philadelphia. The office opening follows the incorporation of the U.S business, Michell Bearings Inc., in 2021 to better support customers in North … [Read more...] about Michell Bearings Inc. opens office in Philadelphia
LM76 has expanded its popular “Black Racer” family of ceramic-coated linear bearings. The new series, Linear/Rotary Thin Wall Bushings, features the same high speed, high load, high acceleration, low friction characteristics of the standard "Black … [Read more...] about LM76’s series of “Black Racer” ceramic coated linear bearings
CCTY Bearing has launched a podcast series – 4 Questions with an Engineer. The podcast features bearing engineers discussing specific applications, bearing design, and how to improve bearing performance. The most recent episode features Corey … [Read more...] about CCTY Bearing launches podcast
igus, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced it has extended its range of iglide tribological plain bearings for applications with special loads. The materials iglide M210 and M260 are new to the range. They enable a quick … [Read more...] about Metal out, plastic in: igus presents new tribological plain bearings
NKE Austria GmbH designs and manufactures bearings for wind turbine gearboxes and generators. The bearing solutions will be presented at the WindEurope Annual Event in Bilbao, Spain, in April 2022. Built to last: highest-quality bearings for wind … [Read more...] about Bearings from NKE for wind turbine gearboxes and generators
Steel has long reigned supreme in the bearing world, but thanks to advances in material science, plastic bearings have evolved well beyond the standard injection-molded nylon bearings of times gone by. Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), polyvinylidene … [Read more...] about Are plastic bearings fit for high load applications?