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Specialist distributor helps launch greener, cleaner bearings for food and drinks manufacturers

Leading industrial parts distributor Antifriction has signed a deal with Swedish multi-national SKF to stock its new blue range of Food Line ball bearing units. The ground-breaking bearings aim...

Thin Section Bearings for the CVT-Bike

Slim bearings from Kaydon, part of the SKF Group, are in use in the design and construction of the CVT transmission of an innovative bicycle with automatic gear shift mechanism....

ACORN Announces New Sales Director

Gavin Stacey has been announced as the new Sales Director of Acorn Industrial Services Ltd. This promotion follows 23 years of experience within the business for Gavin, who previously...

Timken® Bearings for Every Phase of the Food Process Floor

NORTH CANTON, Ohio—February 4, 2019—The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com), a world leader in engineered bearings and power transmission products through its growing portfolio of brands, has machine components for...

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...

Bearings with black oxide finish – Increased performance in critical applications

Steyr, Austria, January 2019. At this year’s Hannover Messe in Germany, bearing manufacturer NKE Austria GmbH presents bearings with black oxide finish. The protective layer improves run-in and wear...

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....

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...

Rolls-Royce Racing To Build World’s Fastest Electric Airplane

Rolls-Royce is well-known for its plush cars with infinite refinements. It is not generally known for its electric ventures. The company has dipped its fingers in autonomous electric ferries, as...

The hidden side of needle roller bearings

There are many types of bearings, the most common being ball bearings, or tapered roller bearings, cylindrical or spherical roller bearings. Their design meets specific technical requirements to adapt...