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10 May 2022

Wind turbines cannot be serviced easily. This is why the components of the gearbox, especially the bearings, must be exceptionally reliable.

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18 May 2022

NSK'S GROUND ball screws, linear roller guides and super-precision ball bearings are helping IMSA to consolidate its position of excellence in the field of specialised deep-hole drilling machines, which are particularly popular for mould-making applications in the automotive sector.

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26 May 2022

FOLLOWING ITS 2021 development of what is reported to be the world’s first bioplastic cage for rolling bearings, NSK can now reveal its initial product line-up. The new heat-resistant cage will be available on its 60 and 62 series of deep groove ball bearings, which are ideal for fan motors in air conditioners.

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12 May 2022

A NEW training module for pulp and paper applications is now available via the NSK academy online platform. Focussing on the dryer section of papermaking machinery, the course will benefit all those who specify or work with bearings for this demanding application. Participants achieving an 80% pass mark will receive a certificate.

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12 April 2022

AT THIS year's Hannover Messe, Schaeffler will focus on sustainable solutions for the food and packaging and robotics sectors.

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17 January 2022

ROBOTICS AND automated machinery applications require highly versatile bearings; not only must bearings carry diverse loads with high precision, robotic motion is also becoming more complex. Machine designers must also fit bearings into shrinking mechanisms such as articulating arms that position and rotate objects.

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01 November 2021

THE RECENT MRO Europe exhibition provided precision bearings specialist, Carter Bearings, with the perfect opportunity to meet leading contacts in the commercial air transport maintenance and repair industries, face-to-face.

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01 November 2021

WHEN MOTION equipment is used in harsh environments, it needs to be of resilient design and manufactured from highly durable materials. Matara UK, specialist in automation, pneumatics and linear motion products, provides Armoloy TDC coated linear rail and ballscrews for maximum longevity in demanding applications and locations.

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14 September 2021

SCHAEFFLER HAS acquired BEGA International B.V. (Bega), a leading manufacturer of special tools for mounting and dismounting rolling bearings. The acquisition marks another step in the expansion of Schaeffler’s lifecycle service portfolio.

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20 May 2021

BEARING DIAGNOSTICS provide a crucial indicator of the overall condition and reliability of a motor. In addition to developing a portfolio of condition monitoring solutions for operators, Schaeffler is also working with OEM customers such as Siemens on joint offerings to increase the availability of machinery and equipment.

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04 March 2021

BUILDING ON a long history of success in the rail industry, NSK has developed a new series of gearbox bearings that increases even further the reliability levels achieved by previous-generation products. The bearings, which can be used to support large and small gears in rolling stock gearboxes, are ideal for both high-speed and low-speed applications.

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07 September 2020

A RECYCLING plant that was experiencing regular failures of mounted bearings on the conveyor of an optical sorting machine is enjoying major gains following the switch to NSK SNN series plummer blocks fitted with NSKHPS spherical roller bearings.

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06 July 2020

Today’s advanced automation and production facilities need lightweight robots (LWRs) and collaborative robots (cobots) that are highly dynamic and accurate. Drawing on its many years of experience in industrial automation, Schaeffler has developed two new and highly innovative components for LWRs and cobots, with which it is opening up new opportunities in a fast-growing market segment.

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04 June 2020

A leading UK manufacturer of soft drinks that was experiencing premature bearing failures on its automatic bottle sleeving machine, resolved the issue by adopting non-contact, shielded, greased-for-life deep groove ball bearings from NSK. The move has increased the operational life of the bearings by a factor of 52, which in turn is generating annual savings of 10,874 Euros.

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06 July 2020

The latest technology from FOBA Laser delivers a single step solution for both bearing and laser mark inspection, ensuring that only good parts are marked and that the laser mark content is also correct.

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16 October 2019

Among the innovations being presented by NSK at EMO 2019 is a new series of ball screws which, among other things, achieves a service life that is around three times longer when subjected to high loads. Of benefit to machine tool builders and users, this longevity is made possible by a specially devised surface texture that promotes improved oil film formation.

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18 September 2019

The main spindle is crucial to the performance capability of the complete machine tool. It is at the heart of the machine and largely defines the achievable cutting capacity, surface quality, and precision.

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09 September 2019

Schaeffler has produced the largest spherical plain bearing in the company’s history to date. This special bearing weighs in at around 4.7 tonnes and has an outside diameter of 1900mm, a bore diameter of 1500mm, and a height of 600mm.

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23 July 2019

A drinking water treatment company in Asia is preventing unplanned downtime of critical equipment across its pumping stations following the successful installation of a condition monitoring solution from Schaeffler.

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12 August 2019

ABB has launched Dodge Safety Mount spherical roller bearings with a built-in patented locking mechanism that reduces installation time by up to 75% compared to traditional products.

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FEATURES

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17 February 2022

Karl Brundell looks at thin section bearings, the types of applications they are used in, and how to select the most appropriate option for your needs

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21 October 2021

For the four million inhabitants of the Arctic, it is crucial that machinery operates effectively – particularly in the depths of winter. Chris Johnson explains the lubrication requirements for bearings operating in such extreme temperatures

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23 February 2021

To improve rotating equipment performance, it pays to address both the component level – such as bearing management – and the ‘bigger picture’ of increased digitalisation

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12 May 2021

R.A. Rodriguez is supplying large turntable bearings and steel spur gears for use in a new generation of slitter-rewinder machines being built by Atlas Converting Equipment

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20 April 2020

How can you tell in advance whether a hybrid bearing will outperform a steel one in your application and whether its extra cost can be justified? This difficult, recurring question can now be answered by a newly developed bearing life model, as Guillermo Morales-Espejel explains

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18 February 2020

When a leading UK manufacturer of soft drinks experienced premature bearing failures on its automatic bottle sleeving machine, it solved the problem by adopting non-contact, shielded, greased-for-life deep groove ball bearings from NSK. The move has increased the operational life of the bearings by a factor of 52, which in turn is generating annual savings of €10,874

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08 January 2020

Many engineers have at least a basic understanding of rotating bearing technology, and in some cases are experts in the field, but what do they need to consider when specifying bearings for extreme environments? Mike Page looks at the issues

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12 December 2018

Phil Burge describes how a new design of single-row angular contact ball bearings is enabling pump and compressor manufacturers to boost the output of their machines economically without compromising reliability and efficiency

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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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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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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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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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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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05 October 2015

Acceleration enveloping is a signal processing technique that can improve condition based monitoring by detecting the first faint signs of bearing failure, explains Chris Hansford, managing director at Hansford Sensors.

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05 May 2015

Precision bearing manufacturer Schaeffler UK has extended its X-life range of high performance rolling bearings, plain bearings and linear guidance systems with a toroidal rolling bearing with angular adjustment capability, as well as radial insert ball bearings and housing units.

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28 November 2014

As the development of more efficient electric motors continues to keep pace with upcoming regulations, it is important to ensure that all the components are engineered to the latest specifications, including the bearings. Tony Synnott, UK Engineering Manager for NSK Europe, explains how bearing design is affecting electric motor performance and reliability.

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09 May 2017

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08 May 2017

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09 May 2017

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09 May 2017

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09 May 2017

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09 May 2017

H-Fang Brand Slewing Solutions. Cone Drive’s slewing drives employ precision motion technology that provides a large ratio in a single stage of gearing.

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