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ACORN becomes wrapped up with Gates in new belt partnership

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd are proud to announce a new partnership with world-class power transmission giant, Gates. ACORN will distribute Gates’ premium quality range of power transmission products, including the best-selling POLY CHAIN high-performance timing belt. Founded in 1911 as a small, family-owned business, Gates has over...

There’s something you need to know about your fan bearings

Industrial fans can be found in a wide variety of applications, across almost every industry. They are used for air circulation, ventilation and fume extraction as well as for ensuring that the most critical machinery remains cool. The last thing that you need is for your industrial...

Motion Industries breaks ground for new facility

Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, held a ground-breaking ceremony at the site of its planned shop facility in Irondale, Alabama. In attendance were Randy Breaux, Motion President, and Joe Limbaugh, Motion...

70 years old but with an entire future ahead: The cage-guided needle roller bearing from Schaeffler

70 years ago, Dr.-Ing. E.h. Georg Schaeffler revolutionised bearing technology. The idea: To improve guidance of the needles in the needle roller bearing by using a cage. The first practical tests involving cage-guided needle roller bearings began in February 1950. The results were convincing – the components...

Elgeti Engineering’s environment transport scheme!

Elgeti Engineering are determined to reduce their emissions and their effect on the environment. With their efficient and appropriate use of transportation it leads to significant environmental benefits. For this reason, Elgeti Engineering uses driving logs in our fleet and provides employees with a BahnCard, which provides...

Timken Launches More Than $75 Million of Investments in Wind and Solar Energy Markets

The Timken Company, a world leader in engineered bearings and power transmission products, today announced more than $75 million in capital investments through early 2022 to increase the company’s renewable energy capabilities across its global footprint. “This has been a breakout year for us in renewable energy...

Ultrasound for bearing inspection

Pierre Langevin patented the first technological application of ultrasound during World War One by inventing a device to detect submarines. Like Langevin, maintenance engineers and plant managers can also use ultrasound for detection. Either by itself or as a companion technology, ultrasound can be an excellent part...

Riding the wave

Estimates show that wave power could supply ten per cent of the global demand for energy by the year 2050. If true, this would be a significant boost to a greener future, but currently, this renewable energy source is still in development. Here, Chris Johnson, managing director...

Comercial De Suministros Espego, S.L. is the latest distributor to join BearingNet

Bearing would like to welcome Comercial De Suministros Espego, S.L. onto the platform! Comercial De Suministros Espego, S.L. are based in Madrid, Spain and distribute bearing and power transmission products internationally. “Our growth and our corporate culture are strictly linked to trust that our clients have awarded...

Can bearings contribute to a greener aerospace sector?

In September 2020, Airbus revealed three concepts for the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft which could enter service by 2035. Here, Chris Johnson, managing director of SMB Bearings explains how this grand reveal could spark new life in the bearing supply chain. All three of Airbus’s concepts...