Industry News Archive

Load sensing bearings with fiber optic sensors designed to speed up product development

Designers can accelerate the design cycle by analysing bearing loads quickly and accurately thanks to the addition of fiber optic based SKF’s Load Sensing Bearings – for pumps and compressors Gothenburg, Sweden, 24 October 2019: SKF releases the world’s first commercial load sensing bearing based on its...

Bearing mounting with induction heating 4.0 technology

Vaassen, the Netherlands, October 2019. It is well known that bearings fail for many different reasons. One such reason is improper mounting. If the right techniques and tools are not used, bearing life is jeopardized. It is estimated that approximately 30 per cent of bearing failure is...

ABB and B&R Launch Fully-Integrated Machine-Centric Robotics Solution

November 26, 2019 — B&R, a unit of ABB’s robotics and discrete automation business, announced the integration of ABB robots into its automation portfolio. With the ability to offer unprecedented levels of machine flexibility and precision, merging robotics with machine control into one unified architecture will enable...

RKB provides 3D models of bearings

Bearing Manufacturer RKB offers several facilities for their customers, one in particular, is their bearings’ 3D models. These models are designed for commercial purposes and the internal geometry features are simplified, with the file compatible with both .iges and .step formats Who are RKB? A Swiss manufacturer...

Intelligent search, fast entry and display of shipping options – the new PICARD onlineshop

Finally, here it is – the new PICARD onlineshop. Many new features make purchasing in the PICARD onlineshop even more efficient and easier than ever before:    Managing of up to three discrete shopping carts for a long-term product disposition, short-term requirements and your special project business.   Dynamic...

ABF expands its range of Siemens electric motors

Dutch wholesaler now also delivers low-voltage motors from stock ABF has recently expanded its range of Siemens electric motors. Their warehouse in The Netherlands now holds hundreds of electric motors from this leading manufacturer, all ready for shipment. Each and every one of these Siemens electric motors...

Orbital chooses SKF technology for world’s most powerful tidal turbine

Two 1MW turbines with a total rotor area of 600m2 will be able to power more than 1,700 homes per year. Gothenburg, Sweden, 23 October 2019: SKF has developed a power train for the world’s most powerful tidal turbine, capable of generating 2MW, being developed by Scotland-based Orbital...

Chief Technology Officer Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Gutzmer to retire – Schaeffler Group

At its meeting on October 1, 2019, the Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG bade farewell to Chief Technology Officer and Deputy CEO Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Gutzmer (65), who is retiring after 18 years of service with the company. “Professor Gutzmer is a man of considerable innovative capacity...

PTI Europa SA makes use of their new warehouse space

“It has begun! The first pallet racks are set up in our new warehouse in Tønder, with a total of approximately 4000 pallet spaces in just this building – with a lot more to come. This week we have started to move our inventory from Højer to Tønder.” said Heidi Freiberg...

EPTDA donates €17,000 to a local Tenerife charity on its Annual Convention

Brussels, 2 October 2019 – EPTDA and its members jointly donated a sum of €17,000 for its annual charity to Pequeño Valiente (“the Little Brave One”), during their Grand Finale Dinner. EPTDA would like to recognize and extend a special thanks to the following members, who each made a very...