In 2020, stock management issues were estimated to cost UK manufacturers 66 billion GBP because of disruption caused by the pandemic. Consequently, the quest to improve efficiency, cut waste, and enhance supply chain operations is one that suppliers … [Read more...] about How can IoT optimise the bearing supply chain?
Some 2,000 pump bushings have been ordered for a new vertical turbine range that is being developed by a Texas pump manufacturer. The pump manufacturer has been a client of Vesconite Bearings since June 2012, ordering wear-resistant Vesconite … [Read more...] about Texas pump manufacturer orders Vesconite bushings for new range
A starch and glucose producer in South Africa fitted Vesconite wear-resistant deflectors to its centrifugal pumps in 2019, and substantial maintenance, component, and capital-cost savings resulted. Deflectors are cylindrical rings placed at either … [Read more...] about Vesconite deflector protects 30% of pump value.
Michell Bearings, a leading UK Babbitt bearing manufacturer that supplies products to the global industrial and naval industries, has announced the incorporation of a USA business, Michell Bearings Inc The incorporation will allow customers in … [Read more...] about Michell Bearings announces incorporation of Michell Bearings Inc. at Sea, Air, Space exhibition
Thordon’s heavy-duty elastomeric bearing materials have been keeping the Comeau Marine Railway operational under locally concentrated loads and in some of the harshest, abrasive waterways for more than forty years. Comeau Marine’s 600t-capacity … [Read more...] about Heavy-duty elastomeric bearing materials from Thordon Bearings
New, cost-effective drylin linear bearing ensures fast, lubrication-free movements. igus, a motion plastics specialist, showcases what plastics can do with its first drylin W linear bearing made entirely of tribo-polymers. The linear bearing has … [Read more...] about Greater efficiency in production with igus lightweight iglidepolymer linear bearings
The largest cruise ship to be built in Italy has been delivered with a COMPAC seawater lubricated propeller shaft system from Canada’s Thordon Bearings. The 170,400gt MSC Seashore, delivered from Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard late last month, … [Read more...] about Seawater lubricated propeller shaft system from Thordon Bearings
Bearing manufacturer NKE Austria GmbH has received the "Great Place to Work" certificate. Businesses that take part in the certification process and meet the respective requirements are entitled to display the commendation "Certified by Great Place … [Read more...] about NKE receives accolades for work environment
A large wind turbine manufacturer continues to use Vesconite Hilube actuator bearing supports in its wind turbines’ hydraulic blade pitch control systems. Pitch control systems are essential to protect wind turbines in adverse weather conditions … [Read more...] about Pitch control plain bearings for wind turbine application
igus has developed a sensor for its smart plastics software that calculates the remaining service life of energy chains, cables, linear guides, and plain bearings during operation. The i.cee:local sensor from igus optimizes the life of the system, … [Read more...] about igus unveils new sensor for predictive maintenance