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igus Launches New Iglidur Tribo-Tape Black Option for Automotive Applications

igus Launches New Iglidur Tribo-Tape Black Option for Automotive Applications

igus® has launched the B160, a new black option of its iglidur® tribo-tape. Where a standard bearing solution won’t suffice, the B160 has proved an excellent alternative across many automotive applications. tribo-tape black The iglidur® tribo-tape offers a low friction and noise dampening properties, and will eliminate rattles and squeaks wherever there is a metal to metal or plastic contact; […]

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Schaeffler pushes back stock market float

Schaeffler pushes back stock market float

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German ball bearings and car parts maker Schaeffler said it was sticking with plans for an initial public offering (IPO) but would not announce a price range until Monday, pushing back the stock market flotation. “After a series of comprehensive meetings with investors over the past days, the company plans to announce the price range, the timetable […]

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GGB’s HPMB™ Bearings Approved for use in Hydropower Turbines

GGB’s HPMB™ Bearings Approved for use in Hydropower Turbines

THOROFARE, N.J., Jul 27, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has approved GGB Bearing Technology’s new HPMB™ filament wound bearings for use in hydropower turbine wicket gates. The approval is based on simulation testing performed by Powertech Labs. Conducted in April 2015 in accordance with USACE specifications, the testing simulated the operating conditions of a […]

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Schaeffler expand X-life rolling bearing range

Schaeffler expand X-life rolling bearing range

New high-performance toroidal bearings offer higher loads and operational reliability SCHAEFFLER have launched a new range of toroidal rolling bearings with angular adjustment capability, providing high operational reliability, even under heavy loads. Manufactured to the company’s premium-quality X-life standard, the latest FAG Torb rolling bearings are single-row units with long, slightly spherical rollers, allowing them to combine the angular adjustment […]

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German car parts maker Schaeffler to cut debt with IPO

German car parts maker Schaeffler to cut debt with IPO

FRANKFURT: German ball bearings and automotive parts maker Schaeffler AG plans to list on the Frankfurt stock exchange to restructure its finances seven years after a takeover of rival Continental almost bankrupted the family-owned group. The Schaeffler initial public offering, scheduled for Oct. 5, could become Germany’s largest listing this year, with one source familiar with the matter saying that […]

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SKF opens bearings factory in Brazil’s Sao Paulo

SKF opens bearings factory in Brazil’s Sao Paulo

September 15 (SeeNews) – Swedish company SKF (STO:SKF-A) has launched operations at a new factory in Sao Paulo state to produce Kaydon slewing ring bearings for wind turbines. The new factory, focused on the local market, opened last week in the city of Cajamar. General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) is one of SKF’s main clients in Brazil. The total investment was […]

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