Get all your bearing & power transmission news

Industry News Archive

Bearings 2000, free webinar – ‘Back-to basics’

The B2K Training Academy has launched an online webinar series. Each webinar will be on a topic of interest relating to issues that customers are experiencing in the market as well as products that may benefit their customer-base. Webinars will be held on a monthly basis and...

What is the best type of sandwich?

Recruitment is a challenge for every business all around the world. There are lots of decisions to be made and some of these can be very costly! Do you advertise on job boards? Do you outsource the process to a recruitment agency, which can be even more...

What are roller chains and identical properties of roller chain suppliers?

Industries are indeed not a very easy deal to work upon, and that is why people should have a lot of efficiency and reliability on all their machinery and workforce. For getting better results from people’s businesses, they should have good machine-handlers, which can only be possible...

Couplings in construction machinery powertrains

Spring couplings from Torsion Control Products (TCP) are ideal for use in construction machines powered by modern diesel engines. Thanks to their special torsional elasticity, these durable, robust couplings damp the vibration from the powertrain and remain serviceable even under the harshest operating conditions. Torsion Control Products...

Inductive heat for precise and sustainable assembly

Schaeffler expands portfolio of energy-efficient induction heating technology New assembly tool HEATER enables uniform, controlled and careful heating of work components HEATER as Schaeffler’s first induction assembly product following the acquisition of special tool manufacturer BEGA International B.V. Precision, energy efficiency, safety and time saving: These benefits...

Quality management system is the foundation of Baltic Bearing Company

The quality management system at the enterprise is like a skeleton in the human body. Purchasing, production, sales and logistics processes are muscles and organs. The skeleton is a support for soft tissues, a point of attachment for muscles and protection of internal organs. The QMS optimizes...

Bowman announces EPTDA manufacturer status

Global innovator of bearings, additive manufacture (3D) and sintered components, Bowman International has announced its new EPTDA manufacturer status ahead of the organisation’s next annual meeting in September 2022. Bowman joined the EPTDA four years ago as a distribution partner but has had its membership revised up...

Bowman International appoints Exec Vice President for North America

Global innovator of performance-driven bearings and 3D printed mass production components, Bowman International, has announced the appointment of Alistair Brixey, as Executive Vice President of Bowman North American Operations. The appointment comes following a period of intensive growth for Bowman across North America, in which the manufacturer...

Gearbox Service Factor: What Is It & Why Is It Important?

What is a service factor exactly? It’s the ratio of horsepower your gear reducer can mechanically handle compared to the horsepower required for your application. Put simply, it is how overdesigned the gearbox is when it comes to handling the application load. Stated another way, service factors...

New Igus sliding bearing for the food industry

Igus has developed a new wear-resistant material for high-temperature applications that will help ensure reliable and long-lasting operation and will be particularly beneficial to the food and packaging industries. The new material is used as the base material for the iglide AX500 long-life bearing, which is resistant...