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Fersa Bearings acquires 100 percent of PFI Bearings

Fersa Group officially announces the purchase of 100 percent of the North American company PFI Group, Inc., parent company of Perfect Fit Industries (PFI Bearings). With the acquisition, the Spanish multinational bearings specialist Fersa aims to strengthen its global distribution strategy in the light automotive aftermarket and...

Let’s get plated

The biggest maintenance requirement for industries is the replacement or repair of corrosion damaged bearing, you could save approximately 15% if you had the right materials. Most metallic coatings offer very little wall support against corrosion of an environment. However, there are two main types of materials...

Rozone support Ukraine urgent relief programme

Rozone’s ROwasher team are supporting the people of Ukraine by raising money for the Disasters Emergency Committee Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.  A Limited Edition ROwasher eco parts washer has been created by the design team in the flag of Ukrainian colours. Rozone will be donating all proceeds from...

Low-temperature oil for frozen food manufacturers

Production capacities at frozen food manufacturers have been pushed to their limits for some months now and machine downtimes and breakdowns must be avoided at all costs. As a result, correct maintenance is increasingly becoming a critical success factor. With OKS’ speciality lubricant OKS 3711, they can...

Power your engines with PIX Belts!

PIX Belts are recommended in order to ensure precise transmission of power from the engine crankshaft to generator drives. PIX-Thermal®-XC (High Temperature, Ribbed / Poly-V Belts) High power transmission capacity Suitable for small pulley diameters Maximum Belt linear speed up to 60 m/sec Extended service life Temperature...

Tips to maintain your Rozone parts washer

Rozone asked their expert Service Engineer – James Totney, to share his top tips for maintaining a Rozone parts washer, to get the best return on investment for our customers. The benefit of the bioremediating parts cleaning machines, is that it’s easy for workshops to maintain them...

Ceramic Speed hybrid bearings: reducing your operating costs

Hybrid bearings have much longer bearing life than ordinary steel bearings – 4 to 8 times longer (in some cases, even more). With hybrid bearings you can: Increase the strength and durability of your production equipment Reduce energy consumption in your production Prolong the service life of...

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...

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...

CeramicSpeed: Material handling

Rold Skov Sawmill: €14,750 saved in just one year Each avoided unplanned production stop saves 2,700 EUR Planned production breaks and improved up-time A total saving over the first 13 months of over 13,400 EUR Any breakdown of the saw has crucial consequences for the entire production...