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Thin section bearings boost medical device performance

When a major manufacturer of medical machinery needed to minimise the size of its equipment it turned to Oxford-based Carter Bearings for some solutions. With hospital space at a premium even before ... more

Lubrication of bearings: Schaeffler introduces CONCEPT1 single-point automatic lubricator

Schaeffler has launched its new CONCEPT1 single-point automatic lubricator to the UK market. Engineered to ensure optimal lubrication in a broad range of industrial machines and devices – including ... more

Large bearings from NKE up to 800mm for industrial and wind turbine gearboxes, generators and railway applications

NKE Austria produces large bearings at its plant in Steyr. The Austrian bearing specialist follows a flexible production strategy, allowing to produce large bearings in batches of as little as 10 and ... more

Gerromatic radial shaft seal minimises wear and maximises service life

The Gerromatic radial shaft seal from Freudenberg Sealing Technologies comprises a stainless steel retaining element and a high-performance PTFE wave-shaped sealing lip that runs in a novel ... more

Smooth material transport in adverse operating conditions: Bearing system for conveyor belt rollers

Roller bearings are some of the most important components of support and tensioning rollers in conveyor belts. To enable conveyor belt rollers to operate in extreme conditions such as transporting ... more

The fight against fake bearings – unique data matrix codes make investigations easier

Fit and forget these bearings - for months or even years

Counterfeit bearings are a frequent cause of personal injury and material damage to vehicles and industrial machines. The best way for buyers to protect themselves and their customers is to purchase ... more
There is one less thing for hydro engineers to worry about when designing dams. This is if they choose Vesconite Hilube speciality polymer bearings - which can be fitted and forgotten about for ... more

Bearing obsolescence management

While the origin of the first bearing is unknown, Ancient Egyptian drawings depict tree trunks under sleds with liquid-lubricated runners used to move massive stone blocks. While not as old as ... more

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