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Machine tool spindle bearings: A blast to the future

Alpine Bearings have put together a series of informational articles to highlight bearing types, terminology, and components. In this segment of Bearings 101, the focus is on machine tool spindle bearings. In this complex universe, there are profound questions with answers that elude us. Why do we exist?...

SKF system 24 lubricators

A system 24 lubricator is a gas-driven single-point automatic lubricator that dispenses 60g or 125g of grease over a period of 1 – 12 months. These devices deliver safety, reliability, and efficiency. A system 24 lubricator offers the following benefits: Reduces the risk of under or over...

Linear bearings guide

There are few different kinds of linear bearings, sometimes called linear bushings. The two main categories are slide-type bearings and the rolling-type bearings, each with variations within category. Such linear bearings or bushings are either rolling-element and fluid-film devices that serve the purpose of reducing friction in...

BearingNet gives back to the local community!

Last month, five of our team members volunteered to help the charity Herts Young Homeless with their Future Roots project.   We have been keen to volunteer, and when the opportunity arose to help this local charity we saw it as a perfect match. Herts Young Homeless are...

Codex has become a preferred supplier to the Knorr-Bremse – Rail Vehicle Systems

Codex are proud to announce that they have become a preferred supplier to the Knorr-Bremse – Rail Vehicle Systems division. The Knorr-Bremse Group is the World`s market leader in braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles and a leading supplier of other safety-critical rail and commercial vehicle...

Fersa Bearings acquires 100 percent of PFI Bearings

Fersa Group officially announces the purchase of 100 percent of the North American company PFI Group, Inc., parent company of Perfect Fit Industries (PFI Bearings). With the acquisition, the Spanish multinational bearings specialist Fersa aims to strengthen its global distribution strategy in the light automotive aftermarket and...

W+A Wälzlager- und Antriebstechnik GmbH celebrated its 20th anniversary

The owner-managed family business, which was founded in 2001 by Hugo and Sven Bäuerle, has grown over the past 20 years from a garage start-up to a renowned internationally operating wholesale company. The portfolio includes rolling bearing and drive technology, linear technology, sealing technology and technical industrial...

Tough bearings meet the demands of the semi-conductor sector

When machinery must deliver a safe, reliable performance even in the most extreme and aggressive environments it’s not just the performance and resilience of the key components in the system that’s crucial to operational success. Unrivalled technical support and a clear understanding of the challenges can make...

Mineral Circles leverages diversity & inclusion to accelerate innovation in the organisation

The UAE-based company discusses cultural integration, breaking the stereotype with women in the industry and future-proofing operations with MCB’s continuous innovation. The incessant growth of globalisation in today’s economy has made businesses more interconnected on so many levels. It continuously paves the way for innovations and technological...

When the going gets really hot – how do you choose the right bearings?

When the manufacturing process gets hot, beyond what is considered to be ‘standard operating temperatures’ the durability of machinery components and materials is critical and where in extreme cases, the potential for failures and potential environmental issues increases exponentially. Bearings are often an essential component in any...