Industry News Archive

Disinco, RKB’s official partner

Disinco, RKB’S partner in Guatemala, has just celebrated nine years since its founding. Disinco told RKB that it is nine years since the birth of an idea, which later became a dream that materialized into reality. The passion and love with which they have done things have...

What are the causes of premature damages to gearboxes and their parts?

Premature damage to gearboxes and their parts, such as bearings and gears, can have multiple different causes. Damages can be caused from material and geometric deficiencies. However, damage can be also be due to mistakes during mounting, inappropriate lubrication conditions or overloading during the application, among others....

Solid Lube: Improve Safety, Increase Uptime & Reduce Costs in the Food & Beverage Industry

While you might guess that a steel mill or rock quarry presents the steepest challenge to reliable machine operation, the reality is that food and beverage plants rank among the toughest environments for rolling element bearings. Often, severe operating and sanitising conditions put processing equipment at constant...

RKB at CIM2020

RKB participated at CIM2020 – XVII CONGRESO NACIONAL Y XIV CENTROAMERICANO DE INGENIERÍA MECÁNICA. Congreso de Ingeniería Mecánica CIM is organized by the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala 2.0, the fourth university founded in the Americas and one of the most prestigious universities in Central America...

Dimexco International Sprl are BearingNet’s newest member!

Dimexco International Sprl have succeeded over the years, in extending its range of supplies to industrial equipment and have positioned themselves as an expert in the sale and export of bearings, spare parts, machines, tools, belts, tyres and many other products. This is thanks to the development...

Elgeti Engineering’s newest test rig: “Laura”

Elgeti Engineering would like to welcome their newest test rig, an EELPRAAX-130 model christened “Laura.” Laura is a twin to the first 4th generation test rig we built and sold earlier this year and will provide additional capacity at their testing facility which is in Aachen, Germany....

RKB spherical roller bearings: ROVS-ROVSX & ROVSX/T CLASSES for vibrating machinery

RKB’s latest publication shows one of the most critical designs on the market, the SRB for vibrating applications. It shows the incredible know-how and experience RKB has in the bearing industry. You can view the document here  Over a period of time, RKB has developed two different...

PTDA Announces 2021 Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) elected its 2021 Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council to lead the Association next year. Brian Davis, executive vice president/COO, B & D Industrial (Norcross, Ga.), was re-elected as PTDA’s president in 2021. Davis has been active in PTDA since 2010...

Timken Offers Poly-Round Plain Bearing Housed Units

The Timken Company has launched the Timken brand line of Poly-Round Plain Bearing Housed Units, corrosion resistant and lubrication free bearings ideal for applications where sanitation and contamination are critical concerns. Poly-Round Plain Bearings are self-aligning bearing inserts manufactured from a variety of high-performance bearing-grade polymer materials...

Effective Tool Kitting And Control – Vital To Operations In A Time Of Pandemic

In a time where workshops, factories, and manufacturing plants are busy producing goods up and down the country against a backdrop of a global pandemic, tool kitting and control practices have come under increased focus for businesses. The usual wide-spread sharing of tools and equipment among employees...