Archive for March, 2016

Bearing Innovation Contest Winners

Friday, March 25th, 2016

Here’s a look at recent Boca Bearings Innovation Competition winners.

October 2015

October’s winner created “Up-Ride,” an ingenious conversion kit that converts a regular bicycle into an elliptical bicycle.


What Are Tapered Roller Bearings?

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Tapered roller bearings comprise of an outer ring, an inner ring, rollers, and a cage profiled to ensure even distribution of the load. At low to intermediate speeds, they have high axial and radial load capacities.


Bearing Repair At Timken Bearing Repair Facility

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Timken’s state-of-the-art bearing repair facility in Union, South Carolina, remanufactures and repairs all bearing types and sizes from any bearing manufacturer.

Bearing repair can save you up to 60% compared to purchasing a new bearing and offers shorter lead times.

The video below provides an overview of the Timken bearing repair facility and the process used by the facility, from receiving a bearing to final inspection and shipping it back to the customer.


A Look At Pillow Block Bearings

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Bearings are an essential part of machinery design. They make movement possible and keep different parts from damaging each other.

The pillow block bearing is a particularly useful piece of equipment that makes it possible to join rotating and stationary parts together.