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  • Maintenance of rolling stock in railway vehicles

    At this year’s Railway Interchange exhibition in Indianapolis, Bega Special Tools presents tools for easy and safe installation and removal of bearings and other transmission components in railway vehicles.Rolling stock maintenance is an important part of the railway system. Unthinkable what would happen if this was neglected: stalled trains would block rails and existing timetables would become a mess. This […]

    MF Quick-Heater removing labyrinth rings
  • The Science of Radial Shaft Seals

    The Science of Radial Shaft Seals The Science of Radial Shaft Seals SKF Product Investigation Center Troubleshoots Critical Rotating Equipment Applications with Analysis, Research and Testing Procedures Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor It’s hardly a stretch of the imagination to walk into the SKF Product Investigation Center (42 miles north-west of Chicago) and think about a crime lab. Though the employees […]

    The Science of Radial Shaft Seals
  • Industrial Sales: Putting Yourself In The Customer’s Shoes

    Industrial Sales: Putting Yourself In The Customer’s Shoes   Working as an energy service professional, I often come in contact with honest, well-meaning salespeople who knock on my door almost daily with the newest service, app or doodad which promises to solve all the world’s ills. During these meetings, I try and put myself in the position of my customers. […]

    Industrial Sales: Putting Yourself In The Customer’s Shoes
  • Doug Devlin: the heart of Drives & Controls

    It is with deep regret that we announce that Doug Devlin, Drives & Controls’ advertising sales director for more than 30 years, has passed away unexpectedly after a short illness that he contracted while he was on holiday. He was 64. Doug, who had worked on the magazine since the mid-1980s – initially as the magazine’s sales representative for the […]

    Doug Devlin (right) with Sir Bobby Charlton
  • How was BearingNet Madrid User Meeting for you? 

    How was BearingNet Madrid User Meeting for you? Firstly, we would like to say a BIG thank you to all that participated. Once again you all made it a fantastic meeting and we hope all your hard work (split between the meeting room and the bar) pays off as you return to the office. It was an exhausting couple of […]

    How was BearingNet Madrid User Meeting for you? 
  • NSK develops fidget spinner using leading-edge bearing

    NSK develops fidget spinner using leading-edge bearing technology Spins for 12 minutes or more NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Toshihiro Uchiyama) today announced that group company NSK Micro Precision Co., Ltd. (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, hereafter ISC) has developed a fidget spinner that spins for 12 minutes or more using the smoothly rotating precision bearings developed for PC […]

    NSK develops fidget spinner using leading-edge bearing
  • The Hidden Cost of Incomplete Hydrodynamic Bearing Maintenance

    The Hidden Cost of Incomplete Hydrodynamic Bearing Maintenance Introduction Reliability and maintenance engineers can improve uptime and save money on both long-term maintenance and downtime costs by properly diagnosing and correcting bearing vibration issues when they exceed their acceptable limits. This requires inspecting the housing as well as the liner for wear and replacing them as a pair when the housing is worn […]

    The Hidden Cost of Incomplete Hydrodynamic Bearing Maintenance
  • Bearing up to the challenge

    Bearing up to the challenge Zhejiang XCC Group plans to upgrade business to cope with rising demand for precision parts A major Chinese bearing company is upgrading its business to cope with increased demand in a crucial sector for precision parts here. Zhejiang XCC Group Co Ltd is transforming its operations from being a leading bearing ring supplier to a […]

    Bearing up to the challenge
  • SKF launches innovative maintenance service packages

    SKF launches innovative maintenance service packages New service packages from SKF will help manufacturers and users of rotating equipment excel in their sectors and integrate technologies to enable business success. Gothenburg, Sweden, 12 June 2017: SKF has taken another leading position within its sector by creating two new and innovative service packages that address the rapidly changing needs of customers […]

    SKF launches innovative maintenance service packages
  • New steel doubles bearing lives in tough applications

    New steel doubles bearing lives in tough applications Schaeffler has developed a new steel for rolling bearings which, combined with a carbonitriding heat treatment process, offers both harder surfaces and a higher ductility than other steels. Compared to standard bearings, devices made from this material – called Mancrodur – can have 30% higher load ratings and operating lives that are […]

    New steel doubles bearing lives in tough applications

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Thordon Bearings propeller shaft bearing system

Thordon Bearings propeller shaft bearing system

June 15, 2017 at 10:00 am

Thordon Bearings propeller shaft bearing system     Thordon Bearings’ Jacksonville-based distributor Coppedge Marine has secured an order with Tropical Shipping...

  • MOTION INDUSTRIES OPENS NEW CENTRE
    MOTION INDUSTRIES OPENS NEW CENTRE

    MOTION INDUSTRIES OPENS NEW DALLAS DISTRIBUTION CENTER Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading...

    June 13, 2017 at 3:00 pm
  • Emerson Bearing Boston expands line
    Emerson Bearing Boston expands line

    Emerson Bearing Boston expands line of bearings for robotic applications Emerson Bearing Boston, a bearing company...

    June 8, 2017 at 10:00 am
  • Carrying Heavy Loads Quite Easily
    Carrying Heavy Loads Quite Easily

    Carrying Heavy Loads Quite Easily Nachi presents spherical roller bearings EXQ with worldwide highest load ratings...

    June 7, 2017 at 3:00 pm

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The Hidden Cost of Incomplete Hydrodynamic Bearing Maintenance

The Hidden Cost of Incomplete Hydrodynamic Bearing Maintenance

June 20, 2017 at 10:00 am

The Hidden Cost of Incomplete Hydrodynamic Bearing Maintenance Introduction Reliability and maintenance engineers can improve uptime and save money on both long-term maintenance...

Industry News »

New steel doubles bearing lives in tough applications

New steel doubles bearing lives in tough applications

June 16, 2017 at 10:00 am

New steel doubles bearing lives in tough applications Schaeffler has developed a new steel for rolling bearings which, combined with a carbonitriding heat treatment process,...

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Hannover Messe 2017 – How was it for you?

Hannover Messe 2017 – How was it for you?

May 18, 2017 at 9:00 am

Hannover Messe 2017 – How was it for you?   BearingNet participated in this year’s Hannover Messe in the Motion Drive and Automation Hall, our 9th appearance...

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Amazon Buying Whole Foods In Bold Move Into Brick And Mortar

Amazon Buying Whole Foods In Bold Move Into Brick And Mortar

June 23, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Amazon Buying Whole Foods In Bold Move Into Brick And Mortar   NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, a stunning move...

Tech and Gadgets »

Rehabilitation physician Henk van de Meent (left) with Johan Baggerman.
Credit: Image courtesy of Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre

Controlled prosthetic arm

May 8, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Controlled prosthetic arm Clinicians based at Radboud University in the Netherlands have successfully attached a click-on robotic arm which uses Bluetooth to allow patients...

  • Happy 10th birthday iPhone
    Happy 10th birthday iPhone

    Happy 10th birthday iPhone – the device that defined mobile computing Imagine a world without mobile touchscreen...

    January 12, 2017 at 3:00 pm
  • The Nokia 6 –  first smartphone since 2014
    The Nokia 6 – first smartphone since 2014

    The Nokia 6 will be the brand’s first smartphone since 2014 The first Nokia smartphone launched since 2014...

    January 12, 2017 at 3:00 pm
  • Yahoo cyberattack
    Yahoo cyberattack

    Bosses say it was a different attack to one in 2014 that was revealed in September and involved 500 million accounts. Bosses...

    December 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm