By Travis Shive | Analytical Tools Expert • SKF USA Inc. Bearings are a fundamental part of any machine — which is why the design of their moving elements can mean the difference between an efficient machine and one that continually wears out and … [Read more...] about Sizing and selecting bearings with software in 2020
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In Europe´s biggest roller coaster, the Helix at the Liseberg amusement park in Gothenburg, POG 10 HeavyDuty incremental encoders from Baumer monitor the speed of the carriage's drive as it approaches the start ramp. The HeavyDuty technology … [Read more...] about Baumer HeavyDuty encoders feature bearings at both encoder shaft ends
By Mike Santora || IoT and predictive maintenance remain critical areas of focus and innovation for the bearing industry in 2020 — as do advances in lubrication and material science. To get a better understanding of these technologies and what … [Read more...] about Top bearing trends: IoT, new materials, and innovation lubrication modes
Back in 2000, scientists discovered zircon in rocks that showed life might have started 500 million years earlier than previously thought. This incredible compound has made a huge impact, as has its oxide, zirconia (ZrO2), used to make full ceramic … [Read more...] about Ceramic bearings: zirconia or silicon nitride?
Ceramic bearing supplier, SMB Bearings is now able to fulfil low volume orders of bespoke ceramic bearing sizes following its five-year strong relationship with a specialist ceramic bearing factory in China. Engineers previously had to commit to … [Read more...] about Low volume orders for bespoke ceramic bearings
By Christine Berlly Selecting the proper shaft and housing fit is critical in optimizing a radial ball bearing’s performance and life. A bearing can only perform to its full capacity when it is correctly fitted on the shaft and in the housing. … [Read more...] about AST on types of fits and loads for radial ball bearings
Timken is helping food processors everywhere enhance reliability, improve production, and elevate food safety with a specifically engineered product portfolio, which now includes its new corrosion-resistant bearing technology that stands up to the … [Read more...] about Timken’s new corrosion-resistant solutions for food processing and safety
The Timken Company is helping food processors everywhere enhance reliability, improve production and elevate food safety with a specifically engineered product portfolio, which now includes its new corrosion-resistant bearing technology that stands … [Read more...] about Corrosion-resistant solutions from Timken
LM76 has announced the release of their new line of Radial Ball Bearings featuring ZrO2 (Zirconia) Ceramic balls. To Complement LM76's broad range of Linear Bearings that are FDA/UDSA/3A Dairy compliant, as well as linear bearings for extreme … [Read more...] about ZrO2 zirconia ceramic radial ball bearings
The use of robotics and automation continues to grow more prevalent across industries, particularly in manufacturing, as companies are realizing the full potential of its ability to reduce costs, boost production and deliver greater efficiency and … [Read more...] about Robotics and automation bearings