Posts Tagged ‘bearings’

Methods to Properly Mount Bearings

Friday, September 22nd, 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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Overview of the SKF Bearing Company

Friday, September 8th, 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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Understanding the ABEC Scale for Ball Bearing Ratings

Friday, September 9th, 2016

Every industry has its own standards that help individuals who are both in and outside of the business to understand the quality controls that are in place.

Even for something made out of hard metal like ball bearings, they have various degrees of strength and can handle different levels of pressure. Depending on what exactly is needed, different types of ball bearings might work or might not.

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The Different Types of Skateboard Bearings

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Bearings are the small innovations on which the whole skateboard adventure rolls. Proper bearings that suit the demands of your skating skills can change the entire experience. Following is a short compendium of information on the major bearing types and their specifics:

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A Look At Greaseless Bearings

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Ball bearings are used almost everywhere, including in your car, bike, skateboards, and all other machines that have moving parts.

These devices have been around for centuries now. Ball bearings use the magic of physics to reduce friction among two metal parts in a machine.

Throughout history, the design of the ball bearing has remained almost unchanged. But the latest technology allows them to last longer and spin better. All this is without grease.

Welcome to the greaseless bearings…

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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.

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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.

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