Industry News Archive

Baltic Bearing Company celebrates the 8th birthday of their production site!

The BBC Group are celebrating the 8th anniversary of its production site APP GRUPP, SIA. Anniversary’s are always an occasion to summarise, draw conclusions and make plans for the future. 8 years for a company is a short time, but we have something to be proud of!...

Towed agricultural machinery: bearings developed to withstand harsh environments

There’s an old saying: “no crops without fields, no wheat without manure”. But what is the real nature of this cultivated earth that towed agricultural machines turn, loosen and shape? From tillage to harvesting, numerous towed machines are used by farmers to help production. These machines, and...

Schaeffler to build state-of-the-art laboratory complex at Herzogenaurach campus

Schaeffler is investing around 80 million euros in a new central laboratory complex in Herzogenaurach as part of the company’s Roadmap 2025 strategy announced last year. The investment is aimed at securing the Schaeffler Group’s competitiveness and ability to realise future opportunities as well as strengthening the...

Hayley Bearing Solutions Publish Issue 1 Of First For Bearings

Hayley Bearing Solutions, the specialist bearing support team within Hayley Group, have published issue one of their brand-new First for Bearings magazine. The name making direct reference to Hayley Group being the primary bearing distributor in the UK. The publication is the first in a series which...

Bearings at the Louvre?

The “Mona Lisa” Do you know what connects ball bearings, the “Mona Lisa”, and a healthy smile? Leonardo da Vinci, the artist, cartographer, astronomer, and painter of “The Last Supper” and the “Mona Lisa”, was also an engineer. His research and discoveries predated the invention of helicopters,...

Bearings 2000 has a new Managing Director, Ross Trevelyan

With over 25 years’ experience in the bearings industry, Ross has joined the Bearings 2000 team with extensive knowledge and a multitude of skills. Having commenced his studies in Mechanical Engineering in 1991, he was simultaneously employed as a Trainee Mechanical Engineer at MB Glass (Today known...

Sem faulty and sem flaking bearings by Elgeti Engineering

Three examples of raceway flaking on a deep groove ball bearing – three different damage mechanisms, three different root causes. What do you see?           One of the first questions to ask during a failure analysis is whether the part in question was...

Agricultural machinery parts

Supplying machinery components to the agricultural industry is big part of the operations of any supplier of machinery components. At YB Components, we supply many bearings, clutches, couplings, gearboxes and motors specifically for agricultural machinery, so here’s a quick rundown of what you can expect when ordering...

The simple solution to misalignment in heavy-duty applications

There aren’t many choices available when it comes to choosing a linear guide for your heavy-duty application. The increased load requirements mean that many of the more sophisticated linear guides are unsuitable, leaving you with a narrow selection of larger profiled guides to choose from. Heavy-duty profiled...

BMG Spherical Roller Bearings Foundries

BMG’s range of high-performance NSK spherical roller bearings is perfectly suited to operate in demanding environments, including foundries, forges and die-casting applications. The NSK HPS range, which has a running life nearly double that of conventional bearings of the same size, also ensures reduced maintenance costs, substantial energy...