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25 January 2023

IGUS IS accepting submissions for 'the manus award 2023', which the motion plastics specialist has hosted biannually for 20 years. The award honours the most creative, economical and sustainable applications of plastic plain bearings in industrial applications.

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19 January 2023

The R26HT high torque gearhead is the latest addition to Portescap’s robust motor accessory portfolio and pairs perfectly with the company's existing 22mm brushless slotless motor technologies.

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02 November 2022

DAVALL IS highlighting how its Spiradrive precision spiroid gear assembly can help users enable business growth.

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21 October 2022

DESIGNED FOR applications that require long e-chain travels, igus has launched a new drive-chain that offers almost limitless long travel distances, with high dynamics and long running times. Reported to be world’s first energy chain with its own drive, it helps ensure significantly higher running times on extremely long travel distances because hardly any tensile loads or thrust forces act on the e-chain.

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01 September 2022

THE RECENT discovery of a large number of counterfeit NSK bearings in Johannesburg, South Africa, highlights the need to remain vigilant in the face of criminals who look to put the safety and integrity of industrial machinery and humans at risk.

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03 August 2022

MEETING Growing demand for miniaturisation, igus has further developed its PRT-04 slewing ring bearing series for tight space applications while keeping high load bearing properties.

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18 August 2022

IGLIDUR M210 and M260 from igus enable heavy machinery, such as construction equipment, to switch from thick-walled metal bearings to plastic bearings with no structural modifications.

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30 August 2022

LEADING UK and European specialised industrial service provider, ERIKS, has been appointed by SKF as a Certified Gearbox Rebuilder. The new certification represents an important element in ERIKS’ long term programme to develop a wide range of high value, fully accredited engineering services to support its OEM and end-user customers throughout the manufacturing sectors.

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09 July 2022

RULAND OFFERS beam couplings for robotic applications. The beam couplings are machined from a single piece of aluminium or stainless steel with several spiral cuts for higher torsional stiffness and torque capabilities than single beam couplings.

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13 July 2022

NEW FROM Delta Line is the GPW56 Wheel Hub Gearbox, a planetary gearbox designed specifically for Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) and Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs).

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10 July 2022

THANKS TO the adoption of NSK's linear guides with K1 lubrication units, a timber manufacturer managed to reduce conveyor downtime by a factor of more than 12, prompting annual cost savings of more than €77,000.

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09 July 2022

A MANUFACTURER of PET bottles frequently had to replace the linear guides on its blow moulding machines. However, after switching to NSK’s RA series roller guides, there have been no failures for over a year, producing annual cost savings in maintenance, spare parts and downtime of €60,000.

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09 July 2022

THE K900 industrial robot from KEMARO cleans floors wherever it needs to, autonomously and without programming, even in places where it is potentially dangerous or even impossible for people to clean. Lubrication-free linear guides, shafts, plain and fixed flange bearings from igus all play a crucial role in the robot’s mechanics.

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26 May 2022

FARNELL HAS announced its participation at this year’s Manufacturing Expo, taking place at the NEC in Birmingham on June 8-9. As a major sponsor, Farnell will showcase its growing industrial automation and control product range of more than 80,000 competitively priced solutions, and broad electronics portfolio, to support design and maintenance engineers.

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16 May 2022

THE ENTIRE team at Tom Parker, including staff across the Preston Northwest HQ, those based in the Basingstoke branch and the network of Area Sales Managers covering the UK, are "immensely proud" to be celebrating the company's 50th anniversary.

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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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11 May 2022

FOR ANY company looking to improve the life and energy efficiency of its compressed air system, Hi-line Industries now offers its range of class-leading Vertical Air Receivers from stock at competitive prices.

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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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FEATURES

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28 July 2022

TO SUPPORT continued reliability at one of the six gas terminals making up Bacton Gas Terminal, Bibby Turboflex recently refurbished a critical gas compressor coupling which had been operational for two decades.

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20 June 2022

When it comes to selecting linear actuators for motion applications, some confusion remains on whether an electric or pneumatic solution is most suitable. Simon Gass, Product Marketing Manager, Actuators, from Norgren looks at the key considerations

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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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19 November 2020

With such a wide variety of products capable of fulfilling diverse requirements, selecting a gearbox can be quite a conundrum. This article from Stober offers some guidance

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05 May 2020

Although most conveyor chain these days is wedge riveted as standard, the option to specify spin riveting is an important one, and should be considered for critical applications both by designers of original equipment and maintenance engineers alike

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22 April 2020

When a group of engineering faculty and students from Virginia Tech University wanted to address inherent inefficiencies associated with traditional residential construction, electronic linear motion systems from Thomson Industries provided part of the solution

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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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07 April 2020

Located in areas of high tidal energy, tidal turbines require reliable and robust braking systems to handle challenging environmental conditions, avoid shock loads in the drivetrain and protect all the various components. Svendborg Brakes addressed these needs and delivered an ideal tidal turbine setup for installation at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC)’s test site

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10 March 2020

With multiple OEMs testing or delivering autonomous agricultural vehicles to market, new powertrain solutions are required to provide optimal application performance for the many classes of new vehicles. Altra Industrial Motion offers a suite of innovative solutions designed to meet the needs of each vehicle requirement

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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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18 February 2020

While there no shortage of options when it comes to choosing shaft couplings, the devil is in the detail, so it is worthwhile taking a critical look at the technical product details and the range of services offered by the manufacturer

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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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23 January 2020

Keeping a servo driven system running at peak efficiency is no simple feat. Misunderstanding performance criteria such as misalignment, torque, or RPM can be all it takes to cause a critical and costly failure says Robert Watkins

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21 June 2019

Prototype parts have been developed by the University of Sheffield AMRC for a company aiming to disrupt the mechanical power transmission market with its redesign of the roller chain – producing one that promises to be more durable, lightweight and low maintenance.

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10 June 2019

David Proud explains how to overcome the potentially damaging effects of vibration using drive couplings with a high torsional flexibility

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06 December 2018

Team BRIT and MME Motorsport have developed a new hand control technology that enables disabled and able-bodied drivers to use the same car

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08 January 2019

Introduced at last year's SPS IPC Drives, ROBA-brake-checker and ROBA-torqcontrol intelligent modules from mayr easily and quickly monitor safety brakes or facilitate the even and smooth deceleration of machines – even with varying load

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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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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18 April 2017

Helping you meet your production needs Unlike conventional service and support offerings, FANUC works on the premise that because every customer’s needs are different

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12 January 2017

The original Autogard Torque Limiter with a trusted design that will disengage at a pre-set torque value.

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24 June 2016

Handles and knobs in RAL 9002 white colour with a smooth surface to make cleaning operations easier.

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05 August 2014

B56 res mounted electric motors. Often used in chip shop ranges as well as many other applications such as lathes and drills.

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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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09 May 2016

The PNOZ m B0 base unit is an energy efficient safety controller that uses up to 80 % less energy than comparable products.

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28 September 2015

Bearings are essential in most industries and at times operating under demanding and extreme conditions.

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28 July 2015

If you are lost for a solution and can’t find what you are looking for don't worry, TFC will have the solution for you, offering a diverse range of fasteners and fully bespoke products to suit our customers individual needs;

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05 December 2022

TFC Offers a multitude of services, including: Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Direct Line Feed (DLF) Just In Time (JIT) KanBan VMI Smart Solutions (Vending) Kitting

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27 October 2021

The compact LEO2 digital manometers are budget-friendly and provide high accuracy.

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12 January 2017

Mechanical-flexing couplings with triple-crowned teeth. High-speed and high-torque applications.

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27 October 2021

The pressure transducers of the 10L series have a robust housing made of stainless steel, giving them optimum long-term stability for a range of OEM applications.

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24 June 2016

Handwheels, knobs, lever handles, adjustable levers and handles conceived for a broad spectrum of applications, typical of new market segments, Ergostyle® elements are destined to hospital and medical equipment, scientific instruments, laboratory fittings, office furniture, leisure and sporting equipment, and, generally, whenever aesthetics and user-friendliness are key requirements for the market success of the product.

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07 April 2016

The ARCUSAFLEX coupling is a highly flexible flywheel coupling with an axial plug-in facility, providing a torsionally soft connection between an internal combustion engine and a driven machine.

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