Designing with hybrid bearings

If extreme speeds, temperatures and lifetimes interest you, then you’re at the right place. Erick Sloan writes an engineer’s guide to designing with hybrid bearings

Boosting log saw accumulator availability

Tsubaki provided a solution that increased availability, improved product quality, reduced maintenance costs and increased productivity

Global bearing demand to exceed $104bn in 2020

China will remain the largest bearing market in the world and will account for more than a third of total industry demand in 2020

Ensuring reliability of high speed trains

Schaeffler axlebox and gearbox bearings continue to ensure reliability of Hitachi Javelin high-speed trains

Gear range designed for ultimate gear integration

Precision gearing specialist Harmonic Drive UK has launched IridiumLine, a series of lightweight gears with an extremely large hollow shaft

Dispelling the myths surrounding linear guidance systems

While many engineers are comfortable with rotary bearing technology, they view linear motion systems as complicated and over-engineered with complex maintenance requirements. Bob Love dispels some of the common myths about linear bearing technology

Super precision ball bearings ensure long life of marine gyroscopes

Marine gyroscopes are critical navigational aids that run continuously around the clock. Barney Eley outlines the important factors to consider when selecting the right bearing for a marine gyroscope application

A question of balance

Andrea Masala reports on efficient balancing of active magnetic bearing–supported rotors

Improving car fuel efficiency by 25%

Second-generation Gasoline Technology Car is a 48-volt mild hybrid car

Vibration monitoring of rolling bearings to maximise asset reliability

The results from a series of in-depth studies on the vibration monitoring of rolling bearings in wind turbine gearboxes and generators, have been published in a report by Dr Steve Lacey

Rolling bearing research project

Aims to cut fuel and energy consumption in vehicles and machines

Two-stage helical bevel gearboxes with output torques up to 50Nm

The NORD helical bevel gearbox series ensures highly efficient speed adjustment in various applications

Bearings designed for food industry

SKF has introduced a new series of food industry compliant bearings that help to minimise the risk of food adulteration and contamination

How to specify simple, reliable and adaptable screw jacks

Without proper consideration during the specification stage, it’s possible to miss some of the design advantages that the latest technology offers. Ian Car explains the key considerations

Bearing design calculation software

Schaeffler has released a revised and updated version of its bearing design calculation software, BEARINX

How to specify simple, reliable and adaptable screw jacks

Ian Carr explains the key considerations that should be made when specifying screw jacks

The new driving force

Breaking the buying cycle in precision power transmission component specification



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