Category: Industry News

Linear Bearings: Understanding the 2:1 Ratio

Linear Bearings: Understanding the 2:1 Ratio

Linear Bearings: Understanding the 2:1 Ratio and How to Overcome the Stick-Slip Phenomenon One of the most misunderstood principles regarding linear bearings is something called the 2:1 Ratio. Understanding it will help engineers avoid the problem of stick-slip. Back in the 1980s, Pacific Bearing Co. (PBC)invented and commercialized plain bearings, which were sized to be interchangeable with linear ball bearings. Plain […]

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Schaeffler – new assembly and packaging centre in Germany

Schaeffler – new assembly and packaging centre in Germany

Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket with new assembly and packaging centre in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany The Automotive Aftermarket business division of Schaeffler will build an assembly and packaging centre in the coming years at the ‘Star Park’ industrial zone of Halle (Saale), in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt.  Automotive spare parts and repair solutions that Schaeffler provides to the Automotive Aftermarket will be […]

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The appointment of Acorn Industrial Services Ltd, by ROCOL

The appointment of Acorn Industrial Services Ltd, by ROCOL

The appointment of Acorn Industrial Services Ltd, by ROCOL The appointment of Acorn Industrial Services Ltd, by ROCOL®, to distribute its range of specialised industrial lubricants and associated products, adds another dimension to ACORN’s growing portfolio of engineering products. Following an initial stock investment, ACORN® is poised to become one of the UK’s largest ROCOL stockists, with a strong focus […]

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ABB buys GE business for $2.6B in bet it can boost margins

ABB buys GE business for $2.6B in bet it can boost margins

Power grids maker ABB is buying GE’s Industrial Solutions business for $2.6 billion in a bet it can improve the division’s lacklustre margins. Power grids maker ABB is buying GE’s Industrial Solutions business for $2.6 billion. ABB is betting the deal will improve the division’s lacklustre margins over the next five years. ABB sees the potential for annual cost benefits […]

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Morgan Advanced Materials to Officially Launch Metals and Joining Center of Excellence

Morgan Advanced Materials to Officially Launch Metals and Joining Center of Excellence

Morgan Advanced Materials to Officially Launch Metals and Joining Center of Excellence Morgan Advanced Materials is set to expand its international network of cutting-edge materials research facilities with the addition of a dedicated Metals and Joining Center of Excellence in Hayward, California, USA. The move follows a recent announcement from Morgan CEO Pete Raby, in which he outlined plans to […]

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HANNOVER MESSE USA To Premier In Chicago September 2018

HANNOVER MESSE USA To Premier In Chicago September 2018

HANNOVER MESSE USA To Premier In Chicago September 2018 The world’s leading trade show for industrial technology is spreading its wings. In September of 2018, Deutsche Messe is staging its first-ever HANNOVER MESSE in the USA. Chicago. HANNOVER MESSE is the world-renowned trade show brand synonymous with industrial innovation, key trends and business leads. The event has long made a name […]

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