A deep groove ball bearing is one of the most common types of rolling bearing. The basic type of deep groove ball bearing consists of an outer ring, an inner ring, a set of steel balls, and a set of cages. There are two types of deep groove ball … [Read more...] about Structure and working principle of deep groove ball bearings
Journal or sleeve bearings rely on fluid films - usually oil - to support rotating shafts. Ball and roller bearings provide the same support of shafts through mechanical means. Both bearings are used to counter radial and axial loads. This article … [Read more...] about RUWH: Journal bearings vs. ball bearings — What’s the difference?
As one of the most commonly used bearings of all time, ball bearings are used in a plethora of applications, as their simple design makes them highly versatile. Often used as wheel bearings, they can be found in cars, bicycles, skateboards, and … [Read more...] about RUWH: What are ball bearings?
Minco’s miniature temperature sensors were originally designed as embedment sensors in bearing shoes to protect rotating machinery from potentially catastrophic overheating events. While this application remains a mainstay, the use of these sensors … [Read more...] about Miniature sensors for bearing shoes from Minco
If you list the most important chemicals used in industrial processes, Ethylene Oxide (EO) is bound to be there. The colorless gas is an essential chemical building block, after all. It is one of the most valuable and versatile compounds which is … [Read more...] about How to increase reliability and pump lifetime in ethylene oxide service
Emerson Bearing, a Boston, MA-based bearing company catering to niche markets nationwide and the sister company of Action Bearing which serves the New England market, offers a complimentary, “how to” guide for choosing the correct bearing … [Read more...] about Reducing industrial and commercial equipment downtime
Peer-reviewed research by Thordon Bearings into the hydrodynamic lubrication efficiency of a ship’s propeller shaft bearing has found that the use of seawater-lubricated elastomeric polymer bearings reduces fuel consumption. The environmental and … [Read more...] about Water-lubricated propeller shaft bearings
Vesconite Bearings has received a large order for wear-resistant bushings from a Canadian manufacturer that manufactures air seeders, among other equipment. This is according to Vesconite application developer Marius van Zyl, who has been involved … [Read more...] about Air seeder advanced with Vesconite bushings
igus, a global manufacturer of engineered components to increase the service life of customers' machines, introduced Robotics Marketplace 2.0. The newly designed platform includes enhancements and additional features that make it even easier for … [Read more...] about RBTX Online Marketplace 2.0: low-cost automation is now even easier
Thordon Bearings’ water-lubricated elastomeric polymer bearings have been installed to well pumps aboard an undisclosed offshore oil platform operated by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). Five KSB three-stage mixed flow impeller-type pumps … [Read more...] about Water-lubricated elastomeric polymer bearings