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How to choose the right bearing for your machine application

Equipment that requires frictionless power transmission needs a specially chosen bearing that is able to handle its operations environment. The bearing selection process takes careful consideration at many angles all the way from the load type in the mechanical operation to the maintenance required to ensure its...

Elgeti Engineering seminar truck visited Friedrich Braun GmbH

Last week, Elgeti Engineering seminar truck visited Friedrich Braun GmbH, a bearing trading company with an almost 80 year long history, located in the beautiful city of Münster, Germany. A complement to our theoretical training “The Basics of Bearing Technology,” the semianr truck gives participants the opportunity...

Roller chain climbing sprockets? Causes and solutions

Erratic movement – also known as jumping – is not a desirable trait in a chain drive. With roller chain climbing sprockets, connected components will experience detrimental forces. Sometimes the chain may even climb off the sprocket altogether! Don’t allow a drive to operate if your chain...

New bearing proof load testing machine

Offers outstanding accuracy and flexibility.  How Carter listen and respond to customer feedback can sometimes result in the development of important new products or subtle variants of existing products which help to improve manufacturing processes. A good example of this is a new BEARING PROOF LOAD TEST...

CeramicSpeed: electrical equipment

CeramicSpeed help some of the largest companies in Denmark take advantage of longer service life of their bearings and reducing the risk of production shutdown. Aarhus Karlshamn: 6 to 8 times increase in bearing life  400kW motor with frequency transformer Prevention of bearing failure due to electrical...

Bearing Boys new branch now open

Bearing Boys are excited to announce their Midlands branch is now open. This excellent facility will help them deliver a higher level of service to existing customer base and allow them to develop new relationships within the area. Source: Bearing Boys

Disc couplings for test, measurement and inspection systems

Ruland disc couplings are zero-backlash, have high torque and torsional stiffness, and can accommodate all forms of misalignment, making them well suited to the requirements of test, measurement and inspection systems. Single and double disc styles are available, allowing the designer to tailor coupling performance to application...

Chris Gumas of Ruland receives Robert K. Callahan Future Leaders Award

Chris Gumas, director of marketing at Ruland Manufacturing Co., Inc., has recently received the 2021 Robert K. Callahan Future Leaders Award. With this award, the American Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) recognises a “young leader who exhibits a true passion for the industry and desire to grow...

On the specifics of the use of lubricants in bearings

Our manufacturer member SIA “BBC-R”, decided to create a new column called BBC-R Persons. Created to introduce you to the people who work in their company. They will talk about the most important and interesting aspects in their work and a little about themselves. Please meet Technical...

Buying the right bearings for your equipment to save money

Choosing bearings should be done with care. Because knowing just how to find the right bearings for your equipment can save you money in the long run. There are various types of bearings all designed to carry transmission loads across mechanical components with little friction. Given the...