Archive for December, 2015

The “Green” Side of Bearings

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

With all the mounting scientific evidence that humanity and its industry is having a negative impact on the planet, many are wondering about the future of human civilization.

Obviously, humans can not hope to live in a toxic cesspool. Of course, the exact causes and effects of this damage remain in some debate from everywhere from hole in the wall drinking establishments to the halls of power in many industrialized nations.

With all this in mind, it is perhaps finally time to consider ways that human industry can lessen its impact on the environment.


The Global Bearings Market Hints At Economic Recovery

Friday, December 18th, 2015

The world economy may be rocky at the moment but steady recovery is expected in the coming three years. This is the forecast based on the projections for the sale of bearings and bearing related products until 2018.


Counterfeit Bearings Production – Watch the Raid

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Counterfeit bearings are a problem. You rely on bearings to keep your machinery running properly. When the bearings fail, you have down time.

Here’s an interesting video showing Chinese authorities performing a raid at a counterfeit bearings workshop. Low cost bearings are being branded to look like much higher quality bearings.


Myths Regarding Bearing Lubrication

Friday, December 4th, 2015

This is part 3 in a 3 part series. The first part was Myths About Bearing Installation. The second part was Myths Surrounding Bearing Applications.

If your bearings aren’t properly lubricated, then disaster is sure to follow. Unfortunately, not everyone understands how or when to lubricate their bearings.

Here are a few common misconceptions on the subject you should make a point of avoiding.