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?
Wash downs are a regular occurrence for many applications, but those wash downs can pose problems for certain bearings. Over time, the rush of water and cleaning chemicals can hurt performance and even lead to bearing failure without a proper part … [Read more...] about What features do bearings need for applications with regular wash downs?
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions launches Turcon MC1 and Turcon MC2 materials, the only polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) based electrically conductive materials suited for use in spring and elastomer-energized seals. Engineered for dynamic applications, … [Read more...] about Trelleborg launches electrically conductive PTFE sealing materials
Thordon Bearings has updated its TG100 seal installation requirements to facilitate cost-effective installation at all shipyards with the release of new instructional videos. Shipyard staff can quickly and easily install the state-of-the-art seal … [Read more...] about Thordon Bearings TG100 seal installation video
Aurora Bearing Company has just released its latest product catalog. Aurora’s catalog 319 features their newest product offerings, as well as the top quality legacy components that have made Aurora a worldwide leader in quality and longevity since … [Read more...] about Aurora Bearing Company publishes new expanded catalog