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Optimise bearings to avoid production downtime

Bearings are highly-stressed drive components which, over a period of time, become susceptible to wear. With this in mind, it is particularly important to include bearings when developing a ... more

New thinking is breaking the gearbox repair cycle

Failing industrial gearboxes can be a real problem in any industry, but particularly so wherever there is ageing plant, older equipment, arduous ... more

Bearing up to modern robotic challenges

Thin section bearings are being specified for the latest generation of robots. Chris Johnson, managing director of SMB Bearings, examines what design engineers, as well as end users specifying a ... more

When airline efficiency hinges on aircraft weight reductions

When it needed to find a new headrest hinge which would help to reduce the overall weight of its aircraft seating, Geven turned to Southco for a solution... more

The science of skateboarding - it’s not just a simple case of a board and wheels

Skateboarding was first developed in the 1950s in California and Hawaii by surfers who wanted something to do when the ocean waves were flat. Since then, the art of skateboarding has grown ... more

5-axis clamping fixture and further additions

Standardising automation for more effective design efficiency

norelem showcases 5-axis clamping fixture and further additions to standard component range at EMO 2017. Visitors to EMO Hannover 2017 will be given an exclusive chance to learn more about the latest additions to the norelem product range more
For more than 50 years the UK manufacturing industry has been embracing automation in an attempt to improve productivity and efficiency more

Renold Couplings to launch new addition to RB product range

Designed for industrial applications, the RBI is the next phase in rubber-in-compression couplings.

Rubber-in-compression couplings, such as the new RBI range from Renold Couplings, provide ... more

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