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Instant access to bearing stock list with 24/7 automated Sales support in the Aftermarket industry made possible by Mineral Circles

Imagine waiting for 1-2 working days just to know that the urgent bearing you’re looking for is out of stock? That’s a story of the past with Mineral Circles Bearings. MCB has made it easier for everyone to have easy access to its selected, fast-moving part numbers...

Why should you visit ACORN® at the PPMA Exhibition?

In the first exhibition for the company since 2019, ACORN will be exhibiting at the PPMA Exhibition, the leading UK event for processing and packaging machinery, robotics, and automation.   The ACORN team will be joining over 250 companies at the show taking place from 28th-31st September 2021 at the NEC in Birmingham. ACORN will showcase an...

Two New Acquisitions from SKF

SKF strengthens analytics capability through acquisition Gothenburg, 31 August 2021: SKF has completed the acquisition of Rubico Consulting AB, an industrial consultancy firm with 10 employees based in Luleå, Sweden. Rubico Consulting AB specialises in visualisation and analysis of signal data. This expertise will be integrated into SKF’s offer around the rotating shaft, as well as powering new technology areas such as bearings with fiber-optic...

5 reasons to adopt a total cost of ownership approach in your business

When you’re specifying a component for your machinery, such as a new motor or belt, it can be tempting to make your decision based on purchase price alone. However, what you don’t see at this moment in time is how much that choice will cost you over...

Needle bearing: what is it for?

The needle bearing is a compact, high rigidity bearing system. These are bearings that have cylindrical rollers with a small diameter in relation to their length and are used as a guide bearing and straight movement. The ends of the rollers are slightly curved to modify the contact line between...

Correct bearing mounting tools and training bring savings to glass recycling plant

A short training session and the use of professional tools from NSK: with these two simple measures, a company in the glass recycling industry was able to reduce the manpower costs required for bearing replacement by a factor of four and increase the service life of mounted...

Rigid couplings for food equipment

Ruland Manufacturing Co., Inc. is a privately owned family company founded in 1937. Carefully and responsibly manufacturing high performing shaft collars, rigid couplings, and motion control couplings for the past 40 years. Having their product line recently expanded to include a variety of machine components from select...

Laifual Drive Applications

The gear reducers that Laifual Drive manufacture are used in a wide variety of industries and for many different applications. Some of their products are hard at work in the aviation industry, as well as several others commonly used in the manufacture of communication equipment. Here we...

The many uses of roller bearings in different machines

As we all might know, a roller bearing is a mechanical component that supports connecting and rotating shafts to help with movement and mobilisation within machinery. In short, it’s a metal element used to reduce friction and accomplish crucial versatility from radial, axial and thrust loads. However,...

Adjusting internal activity focus due to the effects of COVID-19

RKB Bearing Industries Group is a Swiss manufacturing organisation that has been operating in the bearing industry since 1936. We spoke to Sales Director, Alessandro Russi We are proud to have over 80 years of active presence in the bearings industry and we are committed to developing...