Manufacturers News Archive

The world’s most efficient drivetrain – CeramicSpeed

The world’s most efficient drivetrain Our objective was clear; to design the most efficient drivetrain imaginable. Partnering with the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Colorado, we have created a drive shaft concept that utilises 21 CeramicSpeed Bearings and sets a new benchmark as the world’s...

Development of “Short Type Sealed Journal Bearing Unit” for Rolling Stock

Realize sealing with oil seals and short axial length of journal bearing units NTN Corporation (hereafter, NTN) has developed “Short Type Sealed Journal Bearing Unit” for rolling stocks that have approximately 15% shorter axial length compared to conventional journal bearing units. Journal bearing units, which support train...

Schaeffler again receives recognition for its brand communication

Schaeffler’s communications department is pleased to have received several prestigious accolades this summer: as well as “tomorrow,” the company’s technology magazine launched in 2015, two videos, “Why we race” and “Trailblazers,” have won awards. Urbanization is one of the world-changing megatrends in Schaeffler’s view and therefore a...

How to fit a plain bearing? Bowman International

KT Kingtiger sleeves have just launched their new 2018 price list

Our ManEx member A.Nairsons Industries India (KT Kingtiger sleeves) have just launched their new 2018 price list. Contact Bob for more information and a discussion about possible distributor opportunities!

Record-Setting Sealed Bearing

SKF’s bearing factory in Gothenburg, Sweden, has produced the company’s largest sealed spherical roller bearing to date. The 241/900 spherical roller bearing is 50 per cent larger and three times heavier than the previous largest SKF sealed spherical roller bearing. Destined for a Polysius Polycom 8 roller...

Over 15,000 Large Diameter Slewing Bearings Leave Liebherr Plants Every Year

The Group relies on 60 years of experience in the construction of slewing rings. As a competent partner in engineering and production, we are on hand to assist our customers worldwide. Our standard ranges from our own calculation models to state-of-the-art quality management. Competent design and calculation...

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation Have Closed the Acquisition of Ovako

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC), one of the largest steel producers in the world, confirmed the closing of the acquisition of Ovako Group. Ovako will continue the drive its business under the Ovako brand and will legally be part of NSSMC as a subsidiary. “We...

Sphero – Complete Machining of Spherical Components

Wupptertal. The compact, high-precision tool machine Sphero, designed for machining workpieces with spherical forms, has been further developed by Thielenhaus Microfinish into a combination solution capable of handling the entire superfinishing process in just one clamping operation. The world leader has designed an innovative trial machine that can...

SKF Feels the Power of China’s Electric Car Drive

Sweden’s SKF is seeing increasing demand for its bearings from China, where demand for electric cars means it is winning at least one new contract a month, as suppliers adapt to changing automobile technology. SKF Automotive head Bernd Stephan said that while electric car sales were also...