The demand for a quiet electric motor – meaning, one that runs with very little noise and vibration – was the primary application that drove engineers to develop and market low-noise ball bearings. Accordingly, the manufacturing equipment industry … [Read more...] about What Are EMQ-Rated Bearings?
A key element of machinery designed for heavy-duty applications, the tapered roller bearing consists of a cone (inner ring), a cup (outer ring), rollers, and a cage. The rollers are tapered in the shape of truncated cones, and both the inner and … [Read more...] about What Are Tapered Roller Bearings?
Bearings manufacturer Fersa Bearings announces a new strategic partnership with Knorr-Bremse TruckServices, the commercial vehicles aftermarket brand of Knorr-Bremse AG. With headquarters in Munich, Germany, Knorr-Bremse is a global market leader for … [Read more...] about Fersa Bearings enters into strategic partnership with Knorr-Bremse TruckServices
If you are changing the bearings on a skateboard, you can do it in your garage with a pair of tweezers. For many applications though, the process of relubrication requires precision, expertise, and sophisticated technology. Here, Chris Johnson, … [Read more...] about When bearing relubrication is not a DIY job
To make food processing facilities and machinery even safer, igus, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, is launching a new standard in the form of the high-performance plastic iglide A181 as a spherical ball material for the igubal Food … [Read more...] about New polymer spherical ball from igus strengthens food safety
Thordon Bearings’ Egyptian distributor and integrated services provider Nefertiti Marine has successfully commissioned the water lubricated Thordon SXL propeller shaft bearings installed aboard the 24,112gt ferry Daleela. The 1991-built, … [Read more...] about Thordon SXL propeller shaft bearings installed aboard the ferry, Daleela
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions launches its latest lightweight thermoplastic composite bearing, the HiMod Advanced Composite Bearing Plus, an enhanced dual-layer bearing with a low-friction modified PEEK layer that reduces friction and increases wear … [Read more...] about Trelleborg launches low friction lightweight thermoplastic composite bearing
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
The Mark W. Barker, the first new U.S flagged Great Lakes bulker in almost 40 years, has successfully completed sea trials and will now begin trading throughout the freshwater lakes and river networks with oil-free propeller shaft bearings from … [Read more...] about U.S flagged Great Lakes bulker now operational with Thordon Bearings
CERAMICSPEED radial bearings last up to 8 times longer than traditional radial bearings. Custom-made for electrical motors CERAMICSPEED InsulateTM Radial Bearings protect against damage to the race, balls, and retainers resulting from high voltage … [Read more...] about Insulate CERAMICSPEED radial bearings