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News Manufacturing General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
October 6, 2020  

Venables to distribute Thordon’s industrial bearings

Will focus on Thordon’s SXL and XL polymer bearings and engineered thermoplastics.

Tech Centre Manufacturing Technology
March 19, 2020  

SKF Pulse goes Android

Application monitors rotating equipment.

Tech Centre Manufacturing General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
December 16, 2019  

Rolling mill innovation from NSK

Four-row, sealed tapered bearing increases service life.

News Manufacturing General
October 24, 2019  

Sheridan works with partners to launch Industrial Distribution Program

Will focus on the distribution of bearings, power transmission products and other industrial parts.

Tech Centre Manufacturing General Technology
June 11, 2019  

Smart sense your bearing problems

Tune in wirelessly with a smartphone.

Tech Centre Manufacturing Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
February 25, 2019  

Extending seal life: Mining dump wagons go with Thor-Flex

Thor-Flex seals installed in a refurbished pneumatic cylinder.

Biz Intelligence Manufacturing General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
February 1, 2019  

Prevent VFD-induced damage in electric motors

Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: eMotors Direct suggests

Tech Centre Manufacturing General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
April 13, 2018  

Bearing advances add to lifespan and performance

Test improvements to ensure your applications will benefit.

Feature Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General Operations Production
August 22, 2017  

Smart data modelling

Use it to better predict bearing failure.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
October 15, 2015  

Thordon Bearings lands major container ship deal

Burlington manufacturer to make sea-water lubricated bearings for Matson Navigation.

Tech Centre Manufacturing General Technology
March 5, 2015  

Bearings take steel mill heat

Self-guiding rollers.

Event Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General
February 4, 2015  

2015 BSA Convention

The BSA convention theme is “Relationships Matter,” which will

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
October 2, 2014  

Troubleshooting air-oil systems

Air-oil systems are a simple alternative to oil-mist lubrication for rolling element bearings, especially in high-speed applications.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
August 19, 2014  

China fines NSK $28.2M in anti-monopoly case

Another in a series of investigations against global automakers, tech suppliers.

Feature Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General
June 18, 2014  

11 bearing myths debunked

How to avoid the easily avoidable problems.

Tech Centre Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
May 20, 2014  

What’s new in bearings

New bearing technologies from CIEN, PLANT’s technology section.

News Automotive Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
July 15, 2013  

Japanese bearings manufacturer fined $5M for bid-rigging

International cartel involves wheel hub unit bearings supplied to Toyota.

Tech Centre Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
April 16, 2013  

Creating industrial friction

Tribogyr puts bearing contacts and lubricant film to the test.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
August 1, 2012  

Applied Industrial completes SKF distribution acquisition

Expands industrial supply network to Australia, New Zealand.

News Energy Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability
March 30, 2012  

Wind power’s weakest link

How to maximize the performance of turbine gearboxes.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations
March 14, 2012  

Extending bearing life

Focus on specifications, proper lubrication and diligent on-site management.

News Production
November 4, 2011  

Sea-faring bearings

Thordon Bearings builds its global business making rudder and shaftline products that use seawater for lubrication.

Tech Centre General
August 8, 2011  

Go with the low flow

Moyno Inc. has designed its 2000 close-coupled WA and WB pumps for lower pressure and lower flow applications that require the transfer of highly viscous fluids and solids with the robustness of a gear joint.

Tech Centre General
June 30, 2011  

ADAPT rolls past 1M ton test

ADAPT bearings have passed a rigorous road test, surpassing a critical mark in caster application.

News Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability
December 10, 2010  

Wind energy

At least some of our energy future is blowing in the wind. The industry is growing at a quick 25% annually, and net sales have doubled in the last three years for most manufacturers of turbines and components such as gearboxes and bearings.

News Facilities Maintenance Operations
October 14, 2009  

Upgrading industrial fans extends service life

Reducing the operating temperature of bearings leads to increased

News Facilities Maintenance Operations
August 11, 2009  

Self-aligning spherical bearings provide versatility

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