Industry News Archive

Motion’s 2020 supplier of the year award winner: NSK

Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, named NSK “2020 Supplier of the Year.” The award recognises companies that have shown exceptional commitment to Motion through quality products and services, as well as...

The ACORN Bearing Compendium: Everything you need to know about bearings, Part 1

Bearing product manager Andy Fletcher has been asked hundreds of questions about bearings during his career. In this series of articles, Andy shares some of the most common questions and provides in-depth answers to help you select the best bearing for your application. What do I need...

SKF bearings help Mars Rover collect rock and regolith samples on the planet’s surface

Each time the Perseverance Mars Rover collects or handles rock and regolith samples in Jezero Crater during its multiple-year mission on the surface of the red planet, key components from SKF will facilitate that those activities successfully take place Gothenburg, Sweden 7 April, 2021: Enabling the Mars Rover’s core operations in...

Bearings 2000 (B2K) are now an Authorised SKF Distributor

SKF is the international segment leader in providing comprehensive, quality-bearing solutions to enhance asset reliability since 1907. The most recognisable brand of bearings globally, SKF leads in innovation and bearing technology, offering a comprehensive product range, world-class logistics, and total backup and product support. What does this...

Bearing Supplier Development Online Seminar begins on May 25th

Elgeti Engineering are kicking off  their online seminars with the topic ‘Bearing Supplier Development’ on May 25th! Each date can be booked individually or the entire package can be purchased for a discount; the introductory sessions are free. The seminars are held on Zoom and each session...

How to care for your industrial bearings

Bearing maintenance practices are best understood when we first consider their primary purpose — to prevent premature bearing failure. For plant managers with extensive industrial equipment, the failure of these small components can have expensive knock-on effects. Here Chris Johnson, managing director at specialist bearing supplier, SMB...

Optimising machine reliability and productivity in the food production industry

The safety constraints and environmental regulations within the food production industry require a certain degree of precision and expertise. This industry segment is highly exposed to arduous and demanding operating conditions that can potentially negatively impact the overall reliability and performance of the entire manufacturing process. For...

What is lubricant? What is it for?

Lubrication is one of the key steps in the process of maintenance of industrial and automotive machines. It must be understood and practiced to ensure the useful life of the components and the performance of the equipment. But, for that, it is first necessary to understand what...

Nomo acquires ABRA Kulelagersenteret

Nomo, part of Axel Johnsons International, strengthens its position further on the Norwegian market by acquiring ABRA Kulelagersenteret in Trondheim.  “ABRA Kulelagersenteret is a perfect fit for Nomo, working as a highly skilled technical solution provider of premium bearing brands,” says Mattias Jaginder, CEO of Nomo. “This...

Maintenance-free bearings: How they can reduce warranty claim costs

Product consistency is critical for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Their name and profitability tie directly to the performance and reliability of their products. This includes the components they’ve chosen to build with. Can maintenance-free bearings improve the status quo? When a component like a bearing fails prematurely,...