Bearings In The News – October 2017

Posted by Bradley Irwin on October 20, 2017

This month we are featuring three articles, including one about laid-off bearings factory workers, one about the valuation of the automotive bearings market, and one about the latest financials from Menon Bearings.

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Bearings in Mining Equipment

Posted by Bradley Irwin on October 13, 2017

A recent article in one of the more well-known mining magazines mentioned that the global mining market continues to grow and, in fact, it is blooming. This article stated that both underground and above ground mining equipment is expected to be sold for more than $30 billion by 2022.

What was very interesting however, about this article, was the fact that mining companies are continually eliminating outdated mining machines and replacing them with more modern up-to-date machinery. Even if they decide to keep the older machinery, most mining companies realize the benefits of using newer, more efficient solutions for the overhauling and replacing of parts.

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The MM4T From Aurora Bearing Company

Posted by Bradley Irwin on October 6, 2017

High-end precision components are becoming more difficult to locate. Companies are focused on manufacturing components faster, cheaper, and with less expensive materials. While that may save everyone a few bucks in the short-term, it can actually cost more in the long run. There is still no substitute for a high-quality, high-precision component. The MM4T from the Aurora Bearing company is a perfect example of this.

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Overview Of Baldor Electric Company

Posted by Bradley Irwin on September 29, 2017

The Baldor Electric Company has been around for almost a century now, founded in 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri. However, its history dates back even longer. If you want to find a complete and accurate overview of Baldor Electric Company, you should visit their website at baldor.com. They offer this information, as well as their mission statement and the most important values that helped them make this company as successful as it is today.

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Methods to Properly Mount Bearings

Posted by Bradley Irwin on September 22, 2017

Although there are many different components that go into a piece of machinery, one of the key components, if present, is going to be the bearings. They help to keep things moving, and when they are operating properly, they can add to the smooth operation and productivity of the task at hand.

Unfortunately, bearings can also be a source of problems. And when problems occur, there can be issues with the machinery as well as the possibility of a catastrophic failure. Often when thinking about problems with bearings the topic goes to lubrication. But that’s not the only concern…

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Bearings In The News – September 2017

Posted by Bradley Irwin on September 15, 2017

This month we are featuring two articles: “Vancouver Island Bridges Getting Seismic Upgrades” and “Timken Co. Seeks Growth Through Acquisitions.”

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Overview of the SKF Bearing Company

Posted by Bradley Irwin on September 8, 2017

SKF, short for Svenska Kullagerfabriken, is one of the world’s leading seal and bearing manufacturing businesses. It was first founded in 1907 in Gothenburg, Sweden.

This company supplies and manufactures power-transmission products, mechatronics products, maintenance products, condition-monitoring systems, lubrication as well as lubrication systems, seals, bearings and related services on a global level in 130 countries.

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