A petrochemical processor was recently forced to make an emergency shutdown only to discover that it was being supplied with counterfeit SKF bearings. Most people do not fully appreciate the scale of the counterfeiting problem or the risks it … [Read more...] about SMB: Are counterfeit bearings on the rise?
Bearing specialist sponsors model car racer
Specialist miniature bearing supplier, SMB Bearings has sponsored remote control (RC) car racing champion, Elias Johansson, providing specialist chrome steel miniature bearings to the Swedish RC driver. Chosen for their low friction and supreme … [Read more...] about Bearing specialist sponsors model car racer
SMB Bearings gains IPR status
SMB Bearings has successfully gained Inward Process Relief (IPR) approval. Under UK law, goods imported from outside the EU are usually subject to customs duty and VAT, even if the products are sent to non-EU customers. However, an IPR authorisation … [Read more...] about SMB Bearings gains IPR status
Stocking up on specialist bearings
Specialist supplier of miniature bearings, SMB Bearings, has introduced a new range of 316 grade stainless steel ball bearings to its catalogue. The 316 bearing variety has been specially selected for customers with applications operating in harsh … [Read more...] about Stocking up on specialist bearings