Archive for February, 2016

Rod End Bearings

Friday, February 26th, 2016

With all the rush towards digitization in the modern technological scene, and the massive profits to be made in computers and software, it none-the-less remains true that plain old mechanical engineering is as important as it ever was, if not more so.

The wonders of mass communication are nothing without mass transportation, which relies heavily on mechanical devices.

There are many moving parts in every essential mechanical device, but one particular moving part is incredibly versatile and essential to many modern devices. That is the rod end bearing.


Bearings And Wind Turbines

Friday, February 19th, 2016

A combination of factors have come together forcing many in the industrialized world to search for new ways to power their industry. These factors incluce:

  • The surprisingly long short-term economic crunch dubbed “the Great Recession”
  • Improvements in manufacturing technology
  • The long-term realization that the world’s supply of fossil fuels will not last forever

Biofuels, electric cars, and solar panels are spreading across the industrialized world. These are an attempt to look toward the future.

One particular form of power, ancient, yet still in its infancy as a serious competitor to fossil fuels, is wind power.


Understanding The Parts And Types Of Elastomeric Couplings

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Elastomeric couplings are a kind of coupling that transmits the torque or rotation of one shaft to another using an elastic material.

Couplings are tools used in industrial projects to make sure that power will be transmitted. The elastomeric couplings are considered as “savers” by most industries since, unlike other kinds of couplings which normally need lubricants, they can work on their own using just the flexible material attached to it.


Bearings in Items You Use Every Day

Friday, February 5th, 2016

When it comes to the way things are made, it makes sense to have an understanding of some basic elements. Not only does this give you an idea of how different industries operate, but you might also acquire some scientific knowledge that you can apply in areas of life.

With this in mind, one of the significant product components that you should have an understanding of is the bearing! (Okay, we might be a little biased.)