Industry News Archive

KUKKO Safety-First-Label

7 Golden Rules For Safe Pulling To eliminate the risk of injury in the workplace, even the best tools require proper handling. So that you can safely use our tools, please always be sure to observe the safety and usage instructions! All pullers with spindles come with...

RKB has adapted to the times and is doing, regularly, video conferences to give support.

In the current climate, it remains difficult for businesses to meet there customers and partners, which has lead to the global increase in digital communication at the work place. RKB has adapted to the times and is doing, regularly, video conferences to give support. This type of...

How to get started with predictive maintenance

Downtime is something that every business wants to avoid. All too often engineers spend most of their time firefighting component failure, leaving little time for system optimisation and improvements. High levels of downtime mean that production is compromised and profits are minimised. Predictive maintenance solutions are often...

How do Flender N-EUPEX® couplings reduce downtime?

There is nothing more important in production than keeping your plant up and running. Downtime can often be costly, resulting in lost production and a reduction in profits. Keeping downtime to a minimum and optimising productivity is a priority in every industry. Flender N-EUPEX® pin couplings, also...

Plain Bearings from Schaeffler: Tried and Trusted for 75 Years

Schaeffler, a technology leader in the field of plain bearings, looks back on decades of development and consultation experience Broad and proven portfolio of standard and special designs for a wide range of different applications Plain bearings with ELGOGLIDE fabric make cost savings and eco-friendly designs possible...

The 6 stages of implementing a successful Lockout Tagout Program

The main aim of a lockout tagout program is to protect workers from harm caused by the unintentional start-up of machinery or release of stored energy. A program should prevent injuries and fatalities to personnel working within or near to operational machinery when conducting maintenance or servicing....

Oxford Brookes University turns to Carter Bearings!

For the last 5 years, Oxford-based Carter Bearings has provided support to one of the UK’s leading teams in the Formula Student motorsport series, a prestigious racing programme organised and overseen by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). One of the leading entrants in it, the Oxford Brookes Racing (OBR)...

Ultrasound 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...

New vertical 3D printing approach makes much taller parts

A fundamentally new approach to large scale 3D printing has been revealed by Thermwood Corporation with its patented Vertical Layer Print (VLP) technology. Vertical layer printing operates on a vertical rather than horizontal plane, allowing parts to be printed that are much taller than would be practical...

Motion Industries Acquires Applied Machine and Motion Control

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Applied Machine and Motion Control, Inc. (AMMC), a Kentucky-based supplier of motion control and...