bearings Archive

What could you do with 7 fingers?

Everyday tasks like removing a bottle lid, stirring your cup of tea and peeling a banana are all simple enough, until you need to use just one hand. However, a  new wrist-mounted robot could help by providing an extra 2 fingers.

NCIS and NTN fight to combat counterfeit bearings

On the 25 June in South Carolina, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) raided a bearing storage unit. After an investigation, NCIS concluded that the warehouse was illegally distributing low quality, counterfeit bearings. They managed to seize hundreds of fake NTN Bearings products, as well as several...

#ThrowBackThursday – Bearing Depot’s Story

Take a look at this for a Throwback!! Bearing Depot’s very own George Hardgrove and Kathy Fortin in 1996!!

Expansion of Electric Vehicles leads Innovation in Bearings

The number of electric and hybrid cars on the road is on the rise leading to innovation in the bearings used on the production line.

Highlights of the HANNOVER MESSE 2014

How it is made big size roller bearings

China fines Japanese car parts firms for price fixing

China has fined 12 Japanese car part firms for a record amount of 1.2bn Yuan ($202m; £121m) for price-fixing. The country’s anti-monoloply regulator, National Development and Reform Commision (NDRC), has said the companies were working together to reduce competition.

Boca Bearing for Robotics and Automation

Boca Bearing Company is expanding its product line to include bearings and lubricants suitable for the Robotics, Automation, and Advanced Manufacturing industries. Boca Bearings carries a large stock of standard bearings, ceramic hybrid bearings, full ceramic bearings and speciality lubricants.

Murder, an umbrella and ball bearings

It was 36 years ago that Georgi Markov was assassinated whilst travelling into work at the BBC World Service. It was the third attempt by the Bulgarian secret police, assisted by the KGB, to kill him, and they succeeded. To this day, no one has been charged...

How are your social skills?

Social media, a divisive topic and a bit like Marmite; you either love it or hate it. However this technology is quickly becoming a very important piece in the marketing puzzle, and many other distributors, marketers and industry partners in the distribution channel agree.