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Purasolve surface prep replaces toxic and dangerous solvents at leading truck trailer manufacturer

With help from Envirofluid, a manufacturer of semi-trailers replaces toxic and flammable chemicals like MEK, Toluene and Trichloroethane with Purasolve Surface Prep, a safer solvent. The client is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of high quality, heavy-duty semi-trailers based in Melbourne, Australia. The company supports...

A lifeline for farming machinery with new cassette seal

By launching a new design of its cassette seal, SKF has improved the seal performance and extended its service life, helping to prevent failure in agricultural and construction machinery SKF has launched its MUD11 cassette seal for wheel ends, to help improve the performance of equipment such...

Schaeffler to buy green steel from Swedish start-up company H2greensteel

Schaeffler signs off-take agreement with H2greensteel for supply of green steel From 2025, Schaeffler to source 100,000 tons of the steel, which is produced virtually CO2-free, on an annual basis The ordered green steel reduces Schaeffler’s CO2 emissions c. p. by up to 200,000 tons per year...

How to choose the right bearing for your machine application

Equipment that requires frictionless power transmission needs a specially chosen bearing that is able to handle its operations environment. The bearing selection process takes careful consideration at many angles all the way from the load type in the mechanical operation to the maintenance required to ensure its...

Elgeti Engineering’s seminar truck visited Friedrich Braun GmbH

Last week, Elgeti Engineering’s seminar truck visited Friedrich Braun GmbH, a bearing trading company with an almost 80 year long history, located in the beautiful city of Münster, Germany. A compliment to their theoretical training “The Basics of Bearing Technology,” the seminar truck gives participants the opportunity...

Roller chain climbing sprockets? Causes and solutions

Erratic movement – also known as jumping – is not a desirable trait in a chain drive. With roller chain climbing sprockets, connected components will experience detrimental forces. Sometimes the chain may even climb off the sprocket altogether! Don’t allow a drive to operate if your chain...

New bearing proof load testing machine

Offers outstanding accuracy and flexibility.  How Carter listen and respond to customer feedback can sometimes result in the development of important new products or subtle variants of existing products which help to improve manufacturing processes. A good example of this is a new BEARING PROOF LOAD TEST...

CeramicSpeed: electrical equipment

CeramicSpeed help some of the largest companies in Denmark take advantage of longer service life of their bearings and reducing the risk of production shutdown. Aarhus Karlshamn: 6 to 8 times increase in bearing life  400kW motor with frequency transformer Prevention of bearing failure due to electrical...

Bearing Boys new branch now open

Bearing Boys are excited to announce their Midlands branch is now open. This excellent facility will help them deliver a higher level of service to existing customer base and allow them to develop new relationships within the area. Source: Bearing Boys

Disc couplings for test, measurement and inspection systems

Ruland disc couplings are zero-backlash, have high torque and torsional stiffness, and can accommodate all forms of misalignment, making them well suited to the requirements of test, measurement and inspection systems. Single and double disc styles are available, allowing the designer to tailor coupling performance to application...