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The worlds first High-power electric, autonomous street sweeper launched!

Finnish street maintenance technology developer Trombia Technologies has unveiled the world’s first high-power electric, autonomous street sweeper, with potential to cut 3 million metric tons of CO2 annually The company’s Trombia Free cleaning device use less than 15% of the power required by currently available heavy suction...

EPTDA AGM appoints a new Board of Directors & President for 2021-2022

EPTDA, the leading executive association for industrial distribution distributors and manufacturers across Europe, the Middle East & Africa – announces the appointment of its new 2021-2022 Board of Directors and President, effective 1 October 2020. Visit the EPTDA website today to find out more information about the new...

Report: UK manufacturing investing significantly in digital tech

The UK manufacturing industry has taken a significant step in adopting digital technologies, with 80% confident Industry 4.0 will be a reality in their businesses by 2025. This is according to new research, Bouncing Back Smarter: Innovation Monitor 2020 published today by Make UK and Infor. The use of 3D printers, AI, Internet of...

Take it from the experts: How does your lubrication of choice affect your bearing life expectancy?

It is quite popular among aftermarket professionals to say that your lubrication strategy can either break or make your business. Recent studies could attest that 60% of most bearing failure cases are proven to be tied with improper lubrication practices. Bearings, as a very popular rolling element...

Hannover Messe 2021 Scheduled to Open April 12-16

When HANNNOVER MESSE opens its doors in April 2021, companies will once again have the opportunity to bring their products to life at the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology. “Industry needs trade fairs! The past few months have shown that. Industrial companies are eager for...

Webinar Watch: Improve your Bearing Knowledge with Bearings 2000

Bearings 2000 are hosting a webinar on Thursday, 5th November 2020 to educate workers within the industry on the basics of purchasing bearings. Webinar Topics: History of bearings Basics of bearings Bearing brands Bearing types Numbering system (bearing part numbers and suffixes to look out for) Avoiding counterfeits Questions...

BMG Further Extends Their Comprehensive Range of Bearings

BMG’s comprehensive range of bearings extends from precision miniature bearings used in machine tools and electronics applications, to giant size bearings that meet the demands of steel and mining industries. The company – which has grown dramatically from a single bearings outlet, established in 1974 – now...

SKF joins the Renewable Energy 100 initiative

As part of SKF’s goal to achieve Carbon Neutrality for its global manufacturing operations by 2030, the company are pleased to announce that it has joined the Renewable Energy 100 (RE100) initiative. RE100 is a global initiative bringing together the world’s most influential businesses committed to using 100%...

Gearmotor Output Shaft Orientation

Geared motor units are often classified by their output shaft orientation, which is to say the place from which they power the application. The two most common output shaft orientations are parallel and right-angle gear-motors, which are discussed in more detail below. Differences Between Parallel and Right-Angle...

Ball Screw Protection Tips

Motion system components are always susceptible to harsh conditions, especially those with a rolling action like ballscrews. There are plenty of protective additions for other components such as rail covers and protective casings, but the nature of ballscrews makes them particularly vulnerable. Keeping ballscrews safe from extreme...