Manufacturers News Archive

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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Special lubricant grease for small gears subject to high loads

Klϋber Lubrication introduces Klübersynth GE 14-151, a special grease for highly loaded small gears like those found in power tools. This product consists of a finely balanced combination of ester and synthetic hydrocarbon base oils with an aluminum complex soap thickener. Klübersynth GE 14-151 has a wide...

Fersa Bearings acquires 100 percent of NKE Austria

Steyr, Austria, 26 November 2018. Fersa Bearings S.A. made official the purchase of 100 percent of the Austrian company NKE Austria GmbH on 19 October 2018, at a ceremony held in the city of Linz, Austria. The event was attended by Carlos Oehling, Chief Executive Officer of...

Rauli Hantikainen takes charge of industry 4.0 business sector at Schaeffler

Rauli Hantikainen (58) took over as Head of the Industry 4.0 strategic business sector of the Schaeffler Group at the beginning of September and will strengthen the Executive Committee Industrial in this role. Mr. Hantikainen is joining Schaeffler from Landis+Gyr, a globally-active provider of energy management solutions...

Timken Declares Quarterly Dividend of 28 Cents Per Share

The board of directors of The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com), a world leader in engineered bearings and power transmission products, today declared a quarterly cash dividend of 28 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Dec. 4, 2018, to shareholders of record as of Nov. 20, 2018. This marks the 386th...

The Vietnamese vehicle manufacturer Vinfast is ready to launch

The domain ending ‘.vn’ has not appeared very often in the field of vehicle manufacturing to date. But that could be about to change: in the form of Vinfast comes a new competitor from Vietnam whose vehicles have plenty of German technology behind them. The development could...

SKF Test Center wins design prize at the International Architecture Awards

The technologically innovative Sven Wingquist Test Center has been awarded the highly-regarded design prize, in the ‘industrial’ category. Gothenburg, Sweden, 8 November 2018: SKF is proud to have won a Design Award for its Sven Wingquist Test Center at The International Architecture Awards, a competition that recognises...