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6 FEATURES OF QUALITY HIGH TEMP MOUNTED BALL BEARINGS

High-Temperature Lubrication: A high temp bearing will still fail prematurely without the correct lubrication. Lube fill rates are typically 35 to 55%, but for low speed or frequent wash-downs, we recommend higher fill rates.* C4 Internal Clearance: C4 ensures there is more internal clearance to accommodate thermal growth of...

AESSEAL Smashes Sales Record

Manufacturer achieves three consecutive months of record-breaking sales results The Rotherham-based manufacturer, which sells to 104 countries around the world, recorded £17.6 million in sales of mechanical seals, support systems and reliability based product and service solutions during May 2019 – more than £800,000 over the target....

Nomo acquires JokiLaakeri

Nomo, part of Axel Johnson International, strengthens its position further on the Finnish market by acquiring the mechanical power transmission specialist JokiLaakeri. “The acquisition of JokiLaakeri is fully in line with our strategic objective to take the leading position as technical solution provider within the fields of bearings, power...

Volkswagen and NSK Cooperation Agreement on EPS

NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President & CEO: Toshihiro Uchiyama) and Volkswagen AG (VW; Headquarters: Wolfsburg, Germany) have announced today a formal cooperation agreement between the two companies’ steering divisions with the aim to further increase the power of innovation in steering. Both companies have agreed...

SKF – Neverending Story

We are truly everywhere. And that’s never going to change. Because everything around us will keep turning, spinning, rotating. We are creating a world of reliable rotation so our crusade against friction and weight continues. That work will never be done. It’s a neverending story. This film...

Bearing solutions for the rail industry Schaeffler (UK) Ltd

SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, June 06, 2019. In rail passenger vehicles and freight cars, door systems are complex sub-systems that are subject to high loads and stresses. Door components such as bearings, therefore, need to be reliable to ensure long maintenance intervals. Schaeffler offers a wide range of rotary...

Safe bearing assembly thanks to smart technology of the new generation BETEX Low Frequency induction heaters

At the Hannover Messe Bega Special Tools have introduced a new generation of low-frequency induction heaters. These are used for controlled heating of bearings, gears and other machine parts. By using smart processor technology, there is better control over a stress-free and controlled heating process. The heating...

How did digital technology turn this ugly duckling factory into a world-beater?

Siemens UK has been in the vanguard of the industry’s drive for a meaningful industrial strategy from the government. The result is the Made Smarter Commission, which leads the campaign to digitalise manufacturing in the UK – the company’s CEO Juergen Maier CBE is its co-chair. In...

Automated Guided Vehicles: Optimising logistics & improving efficiencies

Brose’s Coventry factory in Colliery Lane has fully embraced Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs), with the driverless technology helping to speed up the movement of finished goods and significantly reduce the prospect of human error. Travelling at one metre per second, the AGVs are expected to cover 67,000km...

Will robots take your manufacturing job? Hint: No!

Around 1.5 million jobs in England are at “high risk” of some of their duties being automated in the future, new analysis from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows. The report analysed the jobs of 20 million people in England in 2017 and has found that 7.4%...