Industry News Archive

Bearing life testing for distributors by Elgeti Engineering 

Bearings are a globally sourced commodity. As such, quality control of regular deliveries as well as the evaluation of new suppliers is highly important. Bearing trading companies who work independently from specific brands constantly need to optimise their supplier base, which means reducing costs without jeopardising the...

BearingNet’s Latest Member: Gulf Worldwide Distribution FZE

BearingNet would like to welcome Gulf Worldwide Distribution FZE onto the platform! Gulf Worldwide Distribution FZE started their journey in the bearings business started back in 1969 in Mumbai. Since then, they have have continued to expand on the activities from manufacturing of bearings in India to...

Manufacturers set to seize international opportunities

New Santander research shows how seriously the pandemic and Brexit are affecting the UK’s manufacturing sector, but firms remain optimistic about the future and are looking to international markets for growth. UK manufacturing is currently facing unprecedented challenges. These range from depressed domestic and global demand and...

WomenPower Career Conference Takes Place at Hannover Messe 2021

A broad audience views lectures and discussions streamed from three stages onto a digital event platform. On-site attendees participate in exclusive, interactive WomenPower workshops at the adjacent NORD LB Forum, observing current hygiene and safety regulations. “During the pandemic, all attendees decide for themselves how they want...

Bearing Store Ltd have joined BearingNet!

BearingNet would like to welcome our newest member: Bearing Store Ltd  If you are interested in finding out more information get in contact with Bearing Store Ltd through their social media or email them below! Facebook: Bearing Store Limited Twitter: @Bearingstore LinkedIn: Bearing Store Ltd Email: sales@bearingstore.com...

When should I use solid lubrication in my bearing?

The process of manually lubricating bearings has remained relatively unchanged since the adoption of grease. Grease has, fortunately, come a long way from the animal fats we once used. Today, bearing applications are starting to use different delivery methods and modern technology in the form of lubrication...

Midland Bearings comes to the aid of European manufacturer after production grinds to a halt

Midland Bearings, a West Midlands-based leader in the distribution of high-quality bearings was contacted by a European manufacturer earlier this month after their go-to parts wholesaler was unable to supply a rare RHP bearing, leaving production to grind to a halt. As one of few RHP bearing...

Elgeti Engineering’s next generation standard bearing test rig EELPAX-130

Lubricants for bearings must pass several tests during verification, including FE8 testing as defined in DIN 51819. Thanks to recent enhancements of Elgeti Engineering’s next generation standard bearing test rig EELPAX-130, it is now possible to apply exactly the same tribological conditions as defined in the standard...

Timken Acquires Aurora Bearing Co.

The Timken Company, a world leader in engineered bearings and power transmission products, has acquired the assets of Aurora Bearing Company (Aurora). Aurora manufactures rod ends and spherical plain bearings, which serve a diverse range of industrial sectors, including aerospace and defence, racing, off-highway equipment and packaging....

What the bearing industry can learn from German beer

Elgeti Engineering GmbH’s Managing Director, Hagen Elgeti, explains what the bearing industry can learn from German beer. Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, We are in the period of the ear, during which everyone is typically rushing and hurrying to get a lot of things done before the end...