There are a huge number of variables an engineer needs to weigh up when selecting the right types of bearings for a project. There is no doubt things can get confusing, particularly if your project is non-standard. Here, Chris Johnson managing … [Read more...] about Navigating the bearing selection process
Dunlee, a leading manufacturer of imaging solution components, announced its DA200P40+LMB CT replacement tube has received FDA clearance, and deliveries will begin by the end of 2020 in the US and Europe. Featuring CoolGlide technology, the CT tube … [Read more...] about Dunlee’s liquid metal bearing CT replacement tube
Estimates show that wave power could supply 10% of the global demand for energy by the year 2050. If true, this would be a significant boost to a greener future, but currently, this renewable energy source is still in development. Here, Chris … [Read more...] about Ceramic bearings for ocean power applications
Pillow blocks with bearings have self-aligning properties and are easy to mount and dismount. They are widely used in various types of machinery, especially in agricultural, textile, metallurgical, mining, and various conveying applications. With a … [Read more...] about CBCC pillow block bearings
Repair of decommissioned turbine saves time and money for pulp manufacturer Steam turbines provide essential power to large industrial plants and if they develop a fault there is an urgency to repair and get them back online. Sulzer helped one of … [Read more...] about Repair of decommissioned turbine saves time and money for pulp manufacturer
While the origin of the first bearing is unknown, Ancient Egyptian drawings depict tree trunks under sleds with liquid-lubricated runners used to move massive stone blocks. While not as old as Ancient Egyptian bearings, some bearings in use today may … [Read more...] about SMB on bearing obsolescence management
In addition to encoders with bearings, Kübler has also been offering compact bearingless encoders for various applications for many years. These set new standards due to their compact design and, above all, their low overall depth. In contrast to … [Read more...] about Bearingless encoders for shaft diameters up to 740 mm.
Emerson Bearing Boston, a bearing company catering to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) markets around the world, has expanded their bearing line to include Shaft Grounding Devices, which reduce the … [Read more...] about Emerson Bearing Boston offers high voltage solution for myriad applications
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
When it comes to bearing materials, there are certain options that are better suited for some situations then others. Chrome steel is a very common bearing material, but there are certain occasions where you’ll need an alternative to protect your … [Read more...] about When should I invest in stainless steel for bearings?