Lee Pearson, Author at BearingNet News

Articles By: Lee Pearson

MF Quick-Heater removing labyrinth rings

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 […]

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Doug Devlin (right) with Sir Bobby Charlton

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 […]

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Flying car prototype by Toyota

Flying car prototype by Toyota

Flying car prototype demonstrated by Toyota-backed engineers   Engineers backed by Toyota Motor Corporation have carried out a demonstration of their flying car, which they hope to use to light the Olympic Flame in the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. In 1940, Henry Ford said that “a combination aeroplane and motorcar is coming; you may smile, but it will come”. […]

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Robot hearts: medicine’s new frontier

Robot hearts: medicine’s new frontier

Robot Hearts: medicine’s new frontier On a cold, bright January morning I walked south across Westminster Bridge to St Thomas’ Hospital, an institution with a proud tradition of innovation: I was there to observe a procedure generally regarded as the greatest advance in cardiac surgery since the turn of the millennium – and one that can be performed without a […]

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Best Android apps for 2017

Best Android apps for 2017

We round up essential Android apps to help you decide what to download Android has crept into businesses and boardrooms in a big way, easily competing with Apple and gaining popularity as time goes on. But which apps will make you more productive and efficient in the workplace? With so many apps to choose from, it can be difficult to […]

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What is the Antikythera Mechanism?

What is the Antikythera Mechanism?

What is the Antikythera Mechanism and how was this ancient ‘computer’ discovered 115 years ago? On this date in 1902, Greek archaeologist Valerios Stais found a corroded chunk of metal which turned out to be part of the world’s first computer and became known as the Antikythera Mechanism. The Google Doodle of May 17, 2017, commemorates the 115th anniversary of the […]

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