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Thin Section Bearings for the CVT-Bike

Slim bearings from Kaydon, part of the SKF Group, are in use in the design and construction of the CVT transmission of an innovative bicycle with automatic gear shift mechanism. In order to meet the application requirements, it was particularly important that both bearings should take up very...

ACORN Announces New Sales Director

Gavin Stacey has been announced as the new Sales Director of Acorn Industrial Services Ltd. This promotion follows 23 years of experience within the business for Gavin, who previously held the title of UK Sales Manager. Commencing in his new role from 1st January 2019, Gavin will...

Timken® Bearings for Every Phase of the Food Process Floor

NORTH CANTON, Ohio—February 4, 2019—The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com), a world leader in engineered bearings and power transmission products through its growing portfolio of brands, has machine components for every area of the food process floor, including a wide selection of corrosion-resistant, greaseless, washdown-resistant and extreme-temperature bearings...

Switch to NSK bearings saves circa €400,000 at ore plant

When an ore preparation plant began experiencing repeated bearing failures on an air recirculation fan, it turned to NSK for advice. As a makeshift countermeasure, the facility was applying compressed air cooling in an attempt to reduce elevated bearing running temperatures, so the requirement for an urgent long-term solution was clear to...

Bearings with black oxide finish – Increased performance in critical applications

Steyr, Austria, January 2019. At this year’s Hannover Messe in Germany, bearing manufacturer NKE Austria GmbH presents bearings with black oxide finish. The protective layer improves run-in and wear characteristics and protects against environmental effects. Especially in critical applications such as wind turbine gear boxes, black oxide...

PTI Revolves Around You With Material Choices

PTI SAF and SDAF split pillow blocks are available for shaft sizes ranging from 3/4” (SAF505) to 24” (SDFAF 231/630). Multiple seal options are available to suit every application.  Click here to view all of our SAF products. Click for Article & Flyer View Our SAF Products...

Hybrid Steel® – introducing the future

Hybrid Steel® is designed to meet the demands of high-stress, elevated-temperature applications where mechanical and fatigue strength are critical. Traditionally, steels for these applications are produced by expensive small-batch processes. Hybrid Steel, however, enables high volume production at a competitive cost. The world of steel has traditionally...

Rolls-Royce Racing To Build World’s Fastest Electric Airplane

Rolls-Royce is well-known for its plush cars with infinite refinements. It is not generally known for its electric ventures. The company has dipped its fingers in autonomous electric ferries, as well as an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft concept. So why not the world’s fastest electric airplane?...

The hidden side of needle roller bearings

There are many types of bearings, the most common being ball bearings, or tapered roller bearings, cylindrical or spherical roller bearings. Their design meets specific technical requirements to adapt to particular use. Among them, less known, is the needle roller bearing, which is nevertheless essential in certain...

Motion Industries Names New President

Motion Industries, Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, announced the promotion of Randall (Randy) P. Breaux to president. “Randy has an impressive history, having served in numerous management roles during his career,” said Paul...