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How to avoid premature bearing failure

Premature bearing failure can have consequences ranging from costly downtime to catastrophic machine malfunctions. Such issues can be avoided by following the steps outlined below, which will help you keep your operations up and running. Use Appropriate Bearings Choosing the right bearing is of course the very...

Timken providing bearings for GE’s Haliade-X, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine

The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com), a global industrial leader in engineered bearings and power transmission products, today announced that it is designing and supplying main shaft bearings for GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine. Each Haliade-X turbine will have a capacity of up...

Everything that you must know about taperlock bushes

When a shaft is mechanically joined to a sprocket or a pulley, taper lock bushes are the type of bushing that is deployed. Through the tapered surface of the component, it is securely attached to the shaft, which matches the component. The Taper lock bushes offer flexibility between the...

SKF launches new, freely available, tool to help industry understand and address carbon emissions.

SKF today announced the launch of a new, freely available, tool to help the industry to better understand and address their carbon emissions. Available at the link, users can access a dashboard where they can explore how CO2 emissions related to the production and use phase of bearings are distributed in different industries. The dashboard provides illustrative examples based on how emissions differ in...

Timken Named One of America’s Best Employers for New Graduates by Forbes

The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com), a global industrial leader in engineered bearings and power transmission products, for the second straight year has earned a spot on Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for New Graduates 2022. This honor reflects the company’s commitment to engineering a better future by...

RKB are increasing its market share in the Marine Industry

Understanding the specific attributes and distinctive requirements of each industry is a core principle of the RKB business model. It generates a broad range of commitments regarding actual knowledge of the customers’ production flow, bearings’ applications, and outputs. Consequently, as RKB serves a broad range of industries...

Guide on tips to select perfect roller chains – Bolton Engineering Products Ltd

Choosing the proper roller chains for an application is a time-consuming task. The information provided here serves as a starting point, orienting you to the primary topics of emphasis in the choosing process. Starting with two separate bits of information, there are two main techniques for selecting roller...

How important is bearing design for hydraulic cylinders?

Bearings are mechanical components designed to bear the load from a complimentary part, such as a shaft. Any shaft in fluid power subjected to loads perpendicular to the axis of movement requires a bearing. In most cylinder examples, one-piece bushings are best suited to support loads, offering...

NSK and thyssenkrupp evaluate automotive joint venture

NSK Ltd and thyssenkrupp AG have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore a potential joint venture between NSK Steering and thyssenkrupp Automotive. Both companies will now enter an assessment phase before taking a decision on any future collaboration before the end of 2022. The steering...

BI launches new e-commerce platform to drive sales and growth

Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) is entering the fast-growing realm of e-commerce by expanding its current website to provide more detailed information. “The aim is to create a 24/7 access experience for our existing customers, as well as reach out to new customers, including those in remote...