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Bearing Store Ltd have joined BearingNet!

BearingNet would like to welcome our newest member: Bearing Store Ltd  If you are interested in finding out more information get in contact with Bearing Store Ltd through their social media or email them below! Facebook: Bearing Store Limited Twitter: @Bearingstore LinkedIn: Bearing Store Ltd Email: sales@bearingstore.com...

When should I use solid lubrication in my bearing?

The process of manually lubricating bearings has remained relatively unchanged since the adoption of grease. Grease has, fortunately, come a long way from the animal fats we once used. Today, bearing applications are starting to use different delivery methods and modern technology in the form of lubrication...

Midland Bearings comes to the aid of European manufacturer after production grinds to a halt

Midland Bearings, a West Midlands-based leader in the distribution of high-quality bearings was contacted by a European manufacturer earlier this month after their go-to parts wholesaler was unable to supply a rare RHP bearing, leaving production to grind to a halt. As one of few RHP bearing...

Elgeti Engineering’s next generation standard bearing test rig EELPAX-130

Lubricants for bearings must pass several tests during verification, including FE8 testing as defined in DIN 51819. Thanks to recent enhancements of Elgeti Engineering’s next generation standard bearing test rig EELPAX-130, it is now possible to apply exactly the same tribological conditions as defined in the standard...

Why is my bearing suddenly making excessive noise?

Bearings are critical components in any piece of rotating machinery. Their primary function is to support the rotating shaft whilst reducing friction to facilitate smooth motion. Due to the vital role that bearings play within machinery, it is  important to regularly inspect your bearings for any issues,...

Timken Acquires Aurora Bearing Co.

The Timken Company, a world leader in engineered bearings and power transmission products, has acquired the assets of Aurora Bearing Company (Aurora). Aurora manufactures rod ends and spherical plain bearings, which serve a diverse range of industrial sectors, including aerospace and defence, racing, off-highway equipment and packaging....

What are the causes of premature damages to gearboxes and their parts?

Premature damage to gearboxes and their parts, such as bearings and gears, can have multiple different causes. Damages can be caused from material and geometric deficiencies. However, damage can be also be due to mistakes during mounting, inappropriate lubrication conditions or overloading during the application, among others....

Solid Lube: Improve Safety, Increase Uptime & Reduce Costs in the Food & Beverage Industry

While you might guess that a steel mill or rock quarry presents the steepest challenge to reliable machine operation, the reality is that food and beverage plants rank among the toughest environments for rolling element bearings. Often, severe operating and sanitising conditions put processing equipment at constant...

Dimexco International Sprl are BearingNet’s newest member!

Dimexco International Sprl have succeeded over the years, in extending its range of supplies to industrial equipment and have positioned themselves as an expert in the sale and export of bearings, spare parts, machines, tools, belts, tyres and many other products. This is thanks to the development...

What causes gear motor failure

There are a variety of reasons why geared motor units fail so it is wise to have a good understanding of them all to better diagnose any recurring problems you have with failing gear motors. The easily avoided reasons for failure are a lack of proper lubricant...