Category: Manufacturers News

NSK develops ball bearing for fan clutches with excellent sealing performance

NSK develops ball bearing for fan clutches with excellent sealing performance

The Tokyo-based NSK Ltd has developed a ball bearing with an excellent sealing performance for fan clutches1used in automobile engines. This product, which features a modified seal that delivers superior performance, contributes to higher fan clutch reliability in markets with harsh driving environments. NSK is targeting sales of 500 million yen in global sales of this product in 2020. As […]

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Lea Wood to enter British Pickup Truck series with Morris Lubricants

Lea Wood to enter British Pickup Truck series with Morris Lubricants

Lea Wood will be back behind the wheel in 2016 after confirming he will make a full time switch to the hotly contested Pickup Truck Racing series for 2016, bringing with him long time title-sponsors Morris Lubricants. Having made a name for himself in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship where he most notably secured the bragging rights in […]

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Morris Lubricants fuelling the ambitions of future engineering leaders

Morris Lubricants fuelling the ambitions of future engineering leaders

One of Britain’s leading independent oil blenders is fuelling the career ambitions of future leaders in science, technology and engineering. Shrewsbury-based Morris Lubricants is a member of the United Kingdom Lubricants Association (UKLA) which has awarded four scholarships through the Arkwright Scholarships Trust. Two of the scholars, Kate Brydon and Cora Lowe, will spend time being mentored and learning about […]

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Schaeffler Makes $249 Million Provision for Possible Legal Risk

Schaeffler Makes $249 Million Provision for Possible Legal Risk

Schaeffler AG is setting aside an additional 230 million euros ($249 million) to meet potential third-party claims after the ball bearings maker was found to collude on pricing with competitors in an investigation by the European Union last year. The provision is set to “meet potential claims by third parties in relation to the EU cartel probe that concluded in […]

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New Schaeffler app checks the authenticity of rolling bearings

New Schaeffler app checks the authenticity of rolling bearings

Precision bearing manufacturer Schaeffler has launched ‘PrecisionDesk’ – a new free app for mobile devices that includes a feature for checking the authenticity of high precision rotary and linear bearings. The app, which can be used on Android, iOS and Windows mobile operating systems, is designed to help maintenance technicians, fitters and design engineers when selecting bearings or installing components. […]

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Kaman Acquires Germany’s GRW Bearing For $143 Million

Kaman Acquires Germany’s GRW Bearing For $143 Million

Bloomfield, Conn.-based Kaman Corp. announced Monday that its aerospace segment has acquired Germany-based GRW Bearing GmbH, for $142.9 million. GRW is a designer and manufacturer of super precision, miniature ball bearings. According to Kaman, GRW is focused on the demanding applications segment of the miniature ball bearings market, where low noise requirements, extreme temperatures, ultra-high speeds and/or caustic environments require […]

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