Manufacturers News Archive

Switch to NSK bearings saves circa €400,000 at ore plant

When an ore preparation plant began experiencing repeated bearing failures on an air recirculation fan, it turned to NSK for advice. As a makeshift countermeasure, the facility was applying compressed air cooling in an attempt to reduce elevated bearing running temperatures, so the requirement for an urgent long-term solution was clear to...

PTI Revolves Around You With Material Choices

PTI SAF and SDAF split pillow blocks are available for shaft sizes ranging from 3/4” (SAF505) to 24” (SDFAF 231/630). Multiple seal options are available to suit every application.  Click here to view all of our SAF products. Click for Article & Flyer View Our SAF Products...

Hybrid Steel® – introducing the future

Hybrid Steel® is designed to meet the demands of high-stress, elevated-temperature applications where mechanical and fatigue strength are critical. Traditionally, steels for these applications are produced by expensive small-batch processes. Hybrid Steel, however, enables high volume production at a competitive cost. The world of steel has traditionally...

Failure is Not an Option: Timken Engineers Design Bearings for the Next Mars Rover

In July 2020, a new rover will land on Mars with a mission to search for signs of ancient microbial life. When that day comes, Timken senior application engineer John Renaud may venture a fist-pump and a “Yes!” The bearings for the descent brake that lowers the...

Koyo invests in Magnetic Bearings

Koyo is a global manufacturer of bearings with a long history of producing high quality products for extreme environments. A huge part of their success has been a continuous investment in Research and Development to look for new products, technologies and materials that can improve on existing...

Iljin Bearing GmbH – Our new Manufacturer Member!

Since establishment in 1973, ILJIN has led the global wheel bearing market through growth and innovation.  We strive for the highest level of customer satisfaction through customer focus, a top-down quality focus, based on “creative innovation management.”  Today ILJIN is a world class company that realises the highest customer...

CRAFT bearings Dakar Rally Team to tackle 2019 edition with new force

The most brutal off-road racing event across the globe – the Dakar Rally – will once again gather the fastest car, motorbike and quad drivers from across the globe in January 2019. The 41st edition is full of novelties – from track specifics to new rules, rookie...

PTI Revolves Around You With Customization.

PTI Revolves Around You With Customization.     P.T. International offers CUSTOM solutions for SAF units including: – Custom Coatings – Custom Part Numbers – Custom Labeling / Tags / Laser Etching – Custom Drill and Tap Available for Grease Fittings – Various Seal and End Cover...

Keeping Vibration Analysis Happy

Implementing condition monitoring can reduce the frequency and cost of equipment maintenance. Specifically, vibration analysis can provide valuable insight into machine condition, flagging up problems before extensive damage occurs. This article explains the steps machine builders should take to reduce the likelihood of bearings being the root cause....

New Way Tilt Pad Air Bearings on Turbine Shaft

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