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Bearing the load for longevity

Bearing the load for longevity

Bearing the load for longevity Chris Johnson explains a different kind of load – and how a bearings ability to deal with it can help maximise bearing longevity We’ve all tried it – carrying all of our shopping bags from the weekly food shop into the house in one go, just to avoid an extra trip out to collect the […]

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Timken to Acquire ABC Bearings Ltd

Timken to Acquire ABC Bearings Ltd

Timken to Acquire ABC Bearings Ltd., Further Expanding Its Global Reach The Timken Company ( www.timken.com), a world leader in engineered bearings and mechanical power transmission products, today announced that its majority-owned subsidiary, Timken India Ltd., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ABC Bearings Ltd., a manufacturer of tapered, cylindrical and spherical roller bearings, and slewing rings in India. The […]

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NSK launches low-friction ball bearings which ‘increase energy efficiency’

NSK launches low-friction ball bearings which ‘increase energy efficiency’

NSK launches low-friction ball bearings which ‘increase energy efficiency’ NSK has launched low-friction ball bearings which it says increase energy efficiency and reduce operational noise in drive systems. Bearings of this type will also reduce heat generation, which in turn helps to extend service life, according to the company. Based on concepts such as optimised raceway geometry and special sealing concepts, NSK […]

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Motorservice app: A useful everyday helper for the repair shop

Motorservice app: A useful everyday helper for the repair shop

Motorservice app: A useful everyday helper for the repair shop The Motorservice app has been downloaded over 10,000 times since it was introduced in mid-2016. In addition, just under 30,000 clicks a month demonstrate that the company’s product has struck a chord with customers. This is because the mobile program makes the day-to-day work of repair shop employees much, much […]

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Short gearbox life now steadily lengthening as technology matures

Short gearbox life now steadily lengthening as technology matures

Short gearbox life now steadily lengthening as technology matures Wind turbine gearboxes once had a well deserved bad reputation for their short working lives. Not long ago, a two or three-year life was about normal. Things are looking up, however. Two companies recently announced improvements to gearboxes that stretch their working life too much longer periods. First, Moventas took the […]

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Amador Granados, sponsored by Zen Group, obtained a bronze medal in Rio 2016.

Amador Granados, sponsored by Zen Group, obtained a bronze medal in Rio 2016.

Amador Granados, sponsored by Zen Group, obtained a bronze medal in Rio 2016 This is a history about how decimals can be the difference between success or failure. And how even a small bearing can help. After Athens 2004, Amador was competing in Beijing 2008 Paralympics. For only 0.05 Sec, he lost his third place. He realised there that, physical […]

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