There are times when a simple pump design and less maintenance are preferred by pump users, especially in messy dirty wastewater applications. Such was the case with one wastewater plant operator in South Africa, which was being called in every … [Read more...] about Simpler aeration pump design reduces maintenance requirements
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Considering cutting-edge rotary bearing materials
By Brian Dahmer | Director of Application Engineering • SKF Many materials in the rolling elements of bearings — both linear and rotary — have been used for over a century. But slowly, new materials are finding their way into industrial … [Read more...] about Considering cutting-edge rotary bearing materials
Deep groove stainless/ceramic hybrid Si3N4 silicon nitride radial ball bearings
Deep Groove Hybrid Radial Ball Bearings featuring Si3N4 Silicon Nitride Ceramic balls from LM76 complement their broad range of linear bearings that are FDA/USDA/3A Dairy compliant. These Deep Groove Stainless/Ceramic Hybrid Si3N4 Silicon Nitride … [Read more...] about Deep groove stainless/ceramic hybrid Si3N4 silicon nitride radial ball bearings
A significant breakthrough in high speed bearings
APO-GEE, the Belgian deep-tech start-up specializing in ball bearing engineering, announces that it has engineered with the Cobweb Bearing maybe the most precise high-speed bearing ever. The Cobweb Bearing is available for testing with industrial … [Read more...] about A significant breakthrough in high speed bearings
Certified safety: new biocompatible igus ball bearing material for medical technology
xiros MT180 complies with the world's most stringent safety standards and re-duces certification costs for medical technology products igus is expanding its range of high-performance plastics for medical technology. New to the product range: xiros … [Read more...] about Certified safety: new biocompatible igus ball bearing material for medical technology
RUWH: Roller bearings vs. ball Bearings — What’s the Difference?
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?
A well-rounded thing: igus develops ball bearings made of recycled plastic
igus, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced the company has taken a further step towards sustainable plastic production. The company uses scrap produced from the injection molding process of its high-performance plastic … [Read more...] about A well-rounded thing: igus develops ball bearings made of recycled plastic
SXM cylindrical roller bearings
SXM cylindrical roller bearing adopts the parallel arrangement of the rollers and the spacers to prevent the inclination of the rollers or the friction between the rollers, and effectively prevent the increase of the rotation torque.This kind of … [Read more...] about SXM cylindrical roller bearings
More power from smaller motors with new SKF Hybrid deep groove ball bearing
A new high-performance two-piece polymer cage pushes SKF’s Hybrid deep groove ball bearing into new limits and gives more flexibility in the design choices. By allowing higher rotational speeds, it operates more quietly and efficiently than bearings … [Read more...] about More power from smaller motors with new SKF Hybrid deep groove ball bearing
Emerson: Extending bearing life in the bottling/canning industry
Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) must ensure that bearings perform properly and won’t require excess maintenance or frequent replacement simply because they can’t handle chemical cleaning agents, high-pressure washdowns, or other common … [Read more...] about Emerson: Extending bearing life in the bottling/canning industry