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14 June 2018

When a UK-based electricity producer was experiencing frequent breakdowns due to bearing failures in two industrial fan units, the plant requested the services of NSK to propose and implement a suitable solution.

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14 June 2018

Pneumatics specialist Aventics now offers customers in the UK an innovative service and product portal. Available at www.pneumatics-shop.uk, the portal helps users to quickly and easily find information on components and solutions tailored to the requirements of engineers and purchasers. At the same time, the portal’s lean structures and processes speed up online order processes.

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18 June 2018

For situations that require particular cleanliness or especially gentle conveying of sensitive or fragile goods iwis has developed a comprehensive range of transfer chains with durable plastic attachments.

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04 June 2018

In 2015 Camozzi Automation invested in excess of £10K in a new, fully interactive training suite at its Nuneaton, Fluid Power Centre UK headquarters, providing a purpose built environment for trainees to gain an introduction to the basics of pneumatics or for those with advanced knowledge to tackle more complex modules. To date, more than 200 trainees have used this state-of-the-art facility.

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18 June 2018

To advise manufacturers on best practice methods for selecting components for robots, SMB Bearings has published a white paper on Bearings for Robotics. The white paper is available to download on the SMB Bearings website.

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18 June 2018

High precision gearing specialist Harmonic Drive UK has launched its CSG-2A Series Component Set. The strain wave gear has been designed for highly dynamic applications, like mechanical handling equipment in production and processing plants, to offer maximum torque density and lifetime precision.

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14 June 2018

NSK has resolved the issue of repeated spindle bearing failures on four CNC machining centres at the plant of a leading automotive industry supplier. Having identified the root cause of why the spindle bearings were failing every two weeks, the facility is now enjoying savings of €32,880 per annum.

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18 June 2018

The new single stage Nordbloc.1 helical gear unit from Nord Drivesystems was specially designed for applications with high speeds and torques. The gear unit is reported to be especially robust, efficient, quiet and compact.

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18 June 2018

Designed to meet the challenging braking requirements experienced in a wide variety of industrial applications, Twiflex has launched a range of compact hydraulic brake packages.

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18 June 2018

Retaining all the performance benefits of its predecessors, while offering significant usability improvements, SKF has introduced a number of enhancements to its SNL split pillow block bearing housings.  

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30 April 2018

Süddeutsche Gelenkscheibenfabrik (SGF), headquartered in Waldkraiburg, Upper Bavaria, has launched a major campaign at the Hannover-Messe whereby plant manufacturers, service entrepreneurs, engineers or plant operators can submit their projects and thus get the chance of a free test coupling.


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30 April 2018

Rubber-in-compression couplings, such as the new RBI range from Renold Couplings, provide failsafe operation, protecting both staff and machinery. Torque is transmitted through compressed rubber blocks, which dampens vibration and eliminates backlash.

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30 April 2018

Meeting the trend for modular complete systems in mechanical engineering and plant engineering, KabelSchlepp Metool offers the Totaltrax concept as a turnkey solution with carefully coordinated components.

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30 April 2018

Nationwide specialist bearing distributor, Industria Bearings & Transmissions, is highlighting its range of chain guide products from Murtfeldt, which are suitable for multiple industrial applications.

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05 March 2018

Spinea’s TwinSpin high-precision gear unit range has been expanded with a new generation version of its unique integrated radial-axial bearing gear reducer which offers significantly improved performance.

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26 February 2018

When torques have to be transmitted accurately and then limited reliably in the food sector – for example in filling or packaging systems – the compact ROBA-contitorque continuous slip clutch by mayr power transmission offers a solution.

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05 March 2018

With linear speeds of up to 3 m/s (twice as quick as conventional balls screws in this type of application), NSK is introducing what is claimed to be the world's fastest high-load ball screw.

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22 January 2018

The latest edition of SKF's popular Rolling Bearings Catalogue is now available online. The authors have aimed to make this new publication an essential engineering reference for users of rolling bearings, covering their appropriate selection, configurations and applications, and providing detailed guidance on correct installation procedures to ensure long and trouble-free service life.

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15 January 2018

Pneumatics specialist Aventics offers all its tools free of charge online, from configuration programs to product information, CAD data and calculation tools, up to the energy savings calculator.

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22 January 2018

Reported to increase the service life of the Arcusaflex coupling by seven times, Reich-Kupplungen has developed the new 'Y' rubber compound for high temperatures and specific operating conditions. The 'Y' elastomer is extraordinarily heat-resistant and can be used at service temperatures from –25 to +120°C.

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FEATURES

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12 June 2018

Spending time evaluating and selecting the correct drive coupling for a specific application may seem like a source of frustration for designers and engineers, however the resultant benefits greatly outweigh the initial effort, says David Proud, general manager of Reich Drive Systems UK

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17 April 2018

MULCO partner TransDev is the UK & Ireland distributor of BRECO PU belts. In this application example a Mulco partner in Germany utilises BRECO linear belts with attached profiles; TranDev undertakes similar projects via its expert Special Belts manufacturing facility

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01 February 2018

The use of application-specific bearing steels and surface treatments permits the reliability of bearings to be increased significantly, which in turn contributes to the reduction of machinery and equipment TCO (total cost of ownership). A combination of a special alloy and specific heat treatment was used to develop NSK's Super Tough steel.

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04 January 2018

The best way for buyers to protect themselves and their customers from counterfeit bearings is purchasing only from a reliable source – such as direct from the manufacturer or through a certified distributor, says Martin Ryan, Industrial Distribution director for Schaeffler UK.

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16 October 2017

High-performance plastic bearings have replaced their metal counterparts across a range of applications. The motives for engineers to choose plastic over metal are numerous; Robert Dumayne, dry-tech director, igus highlights some of the key drivers

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16 August 2017

For some magnetic gears are a curious novel new technology. For others, such as the innovative artificial lift company ZiLift, magnetic gears are proving to be the solution for some very demanding applications in the oil and gas sector

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26 June 2017

Engineered precision motion systems nearly all rely in one way or another on the accuracy of high-precision couplings. These couplings must deliver smooth, rotation, often at high speeds. These needs are met by R+W's ‘White’ range of precision couplings

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04 May 2017

Key spokespeople from British Fluid Power Association member companies Parker Hannifin, Bosch Rexroth and Eaton Hydraulics, discuss some of the latest technology trends within the construction sector, and the benefits these developments afford OEMs and end users

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04 January 2017

When selecting a gear drive solution, the obvious choice is not necessarily the most appropriate. Here, we offer an overview of typical gearbox arrangements together with a recent case study from Brevini UK whose engineering expertise helped solve a long-term odour problem

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26 October 2016

Robert Dumayne, director, igus, discusses how the choice of bearing material can affect the performance and service life of plain linear bearings

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22 August 2016

The market for flexible couplings is diverse: At one end are simple, low cost couplings connecting shafts of 4 or 5mm diameter; at the other large, expensive multi-part couplings with shaft sizes of 150 to 500mm. What unifies them is the basic need to accept shaft misalignment, together with meeting machine specific backlash and rigidity conditions

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06 July 2016

Many engineers are comfortable with rotary bearing technology but view linear as complicated and over-engineered with complex maintenance requirements. Bob Love, business development manager at Schaeffler UK dispels the common myths about linear bearing technology

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23 June 2016

The gear industry is able to provide more innovative technology and services than ever before to help plant operators minimise downtime and get optimum performance. Roger Godson of Renold Gears recommends 10 simple steps for best practice in industrial gearbox maintenance

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29 April 2016

Surface hardened stainless steels and tribopolymer bearings make an ideal material combination that is unbeatable in the areas of wear values and corrosion resistance. In this article, Robert Dumayne, director at igus explains why they work particularly well together in packaging and filling machines for the food and beverage industry

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15 April 2016

Adding new design features or applying special techniques and coatings to bearing components can optimise the performance of bearings for challenging applications, providing unique bearing solutions to clients’ problems, says Nick Dowding from The Barden Corporation.

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20 April 2016

Bearing failures can be costly, disruptive and in some cases dangerous. Paul Mitchell, managing director of Bowman International, considers three of the main reasons for failure – and explores why it is so important to make the right decision first time

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11 January 2016

Permanent magnet brakes offer a safe, lower cost option for servo motors

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16 February 2016

Do you know when and why to use ceramic bearings? Erick Sloan from Carter Manufacturing writes an Engineer’s guide to design using ceramic bearings.

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20 October 2015

Monitoring electromagnetic safety brakes is increasingly important. The Mayr Roba-Brake-Checker is not only able to energise brakes, but can also monitor them without the use of sensors. Hermann Bestle explains how.

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17 November 2015

Franck Roussillon, product manager for actuators at Parker Hannifin, has some best practice advice on how engineers and specifiers can convert necessary outlays into returned investments

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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27 July 2015

The new Nanotec catalogue has been published.

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28 September 2015

We have the sole UK distributorship for the old ‘Powerdrive’ & ‘PIX’ designed shaft mounted gearbox, covered by our brand name of HIS. It remains a popular gearbox in heavy plant machinery.

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10 January 2017

Compact OEM Drive for all motor types – Induction, Brushless DC, Permanent Magnet & Synchronous Reluctance.

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31 January 2018

WITTENSTEIN’s servo actuator TPM+, precision planetary gearboxes and synchronous servo motors are integrated without a clutch for a unit that is flexible in its application.

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13 October 2014

Our industrial accelerometers or vibration sensors play a key role in predictive maintenance programmes, helping you improve machine reliability, uptime and operating margins.

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24 June 2016

Knobs,handles and latches made out of self-extinguishing special technopolymer certified "V0" according to UL-94 V (Underwriters Laboratories) for use in public environments where flame-proof materials are required. 

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16 July 2015

The POSITILT® range of PTAM (Analogue) and PTDM (Digital) inclinometers use MEMS technology as the operating principle for the Tilt Sensors which are available in a wide range of housings offering either single or dual axis outputs.

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31 January 2018

Cymex Sizing Software allows you to design the entire drive train (application + transformation + gearbox + motor) easily and more reliably than ever before.

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18 March 2013

Closed-loop drive controller for synchronous and asynchronous motors up to 900 kW with modular pluggable sensor systems.

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05 August 2014

Fans. Bifurcated fans, long cased axial fans, and centrifugal fans built to customer specification.

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18 April 2017

Boost productivity with your own personal maintenance strategy Regardless of what you manufacture, ensuring your machines exhibit maximum reliability is essential to your bottom line.

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18 April 2017

Every part. When you need it. Where you need it. Outstanding quality and constant availability during the complete lifetime of your FANUC product make us a very reliable partner.

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28 July 2015

With the acquisition of Specialised Fasteners Products Ltd, TFC have extended its range of sheet metal and threaded fasteners.

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24 June 2016

Knobs, handles and adjustable feet in the special conductive technopolymer prevent the accumulation of electrostatic charge between bodies with different electric potential.

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12 January 2017

The 820 Series has been designed using the modular principle to accommodate high-torque, high- and low-speed applications with the flexibility to accommodate a wide range of torque settings.

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