Posts by IBT Inc

Schaeffler’s Corrotect Coating Systems – Preventing Corrosion & Increasing Bearing Life

Are you tired of battling corrosion with your rolling bearings?  Corrosion is a common issue with rolling bearings…. That’s right, you’re not alone in this issue.  Not only is corrosion common, but it is actually one of the most frequent causes of rolling bearing failure.... Read More

STAMPED – A Simple Acronym That Can Make a BIG Impact On Your Hose Purchases

Industrial hose

Nothing is more irritating than ordering the wrong part or tool. It’s frustrating and ultimately, at best, a waste of time. Thankfully, ordering the right hose with IBT never needs to be complicated.  At IBT we simplify the ordering process  While we may stock a... Read More

PT Coupling’s Abrasion Resistant Fittings – Streamlining Flow and Improving Fitting Life

abrasion resistant fittings

If you are in the abrasive materials transfer industry, you’ve likely seen first hand the wear and tear that your industrial hose fittings endure. Whether you’re hauling sand, grain, or other abrasive material, you’ve seen the beating that your hose fittings endure day in and... Read More

Solving Bearing Failure—When Unique Specifications Call for Creative Solutions

Koyo Sealed, Closed One End, High Capacity Bearing

[CASE STUDY] – When a U.S. industrial motion control manufacturer wasn’t getting the maximum life they desired out of their bearings, they began their search for an integral component to add to their existing lineup of products that would eliminate premature bearing failure. The primary... Read More

Prevent Contamination with a Reliable Bearing Seal

In harsh operating environments, bearings are constantly under attack from contaminants such as dirt, abrasive materials, caustic chemicals, extreme heat and heavy shock loads.  Determine whether you need a bearing seal or shield. Selecting the right bearing seal to protect against contamination is often the... Read More

Reduce Bearing Installation Time By Up to 75% with Safety Mount Bearings

ABB Safety Mount Bearings

Safety Mount Spherical Roller Bearings’ Patented Built-in Mounting System Substantially Cuts Installation Time and Improves Safety and Productivity ABB introduced the Dodge Safety Mount, a line of mounted spherical roller bearings designed to reduce bearing installation time by up to 75 percent, compared to traditional products.... Read More

Shank Guide for Hose Retention

A hose assembly is more than just the fitting and hose retention method; It’s also crucial to know the application requirements. That’s why, PT created a “Hose Shank Guide” to help you narrow down which shanks are best for your application, provide more information on... Read More

Now Mounted Bearings Are Even Easier to Install or Replace

Timken's Double-Nut Design Saves Time, Eliminates Difficult Measuring Timken’s expanded line of mounted bearings now includes spherical roller bearing solid-block housed units in sizes up to 15 inches (380 mm) and each TAA Series unit now has an improved adapter sleeve, designed to simplify bearing... Read More

DUST TRAP—The Drilling Shroud That Makes Overhead Drilling Safer, Simpler

Milwaukee Tool announced the industry’s first OSHA-compliant, overhead drilling solution that doesn’t require the use of a vacuum Dedicated to developing productivity-focused, dust collection solutions for compliance with the OSHA regulation on respirable crystalline silica dust, Milwaukee introduced the SDS Plus DUST TRAP™ Drilling Shroud.... Read More

IBT Named Hytrol Top 6 Integration Partner for 2018

IBT accepts Hytrol Top 6 Award

For the second time, IBT Industrial Solutions was selected as a Top 6 Integration Partner by Hytrol Conveyor Company Every year, Hytrol names their top six most impactful distribution, or integration, partners based on annual sales figures. For IBT Industrial Solutions, 2018 was a record... Read More

You Get What You Pay For━Investing In The Right Power Drill For The Job

DeWalt Power Drill

Before You Buy Your Next Power Drill, Learn The Major Design Distinctions Associated With Different Price Points To Ensure You’re Investing In The Right Tool For The Job As the saying goes, “you get what you pay for.” This is especially true when it comes... Read More

How To Measure Chain Stretch

When it comes to routine maintenance, roller chain is one of the most neglected system components due to its inexpensive cost value. Because they are commonly covered by guards, too, they often fall ‘out-of-sight, out-of-mind,’ only becoming a priority once the chain starts acting up... Read More

IBT Celebrates Stuttgart Customers with Appreciation Luncheon

Stuggart-Customer-Appreciation

IBT Industrial Solutions celebrated its customers in the Eastern Arkansas region with customer appreciation luncheon at its Stuttgart location, complete with product specialists, lunch, and over 100 door prizes. “We wanted to thank our customers for their business and show them what IBT has to... Read More

Timken Split Bearing Technology | Less Downtime = Greater Efficiency

Split-Bearing

Replacing bearings can be a chore—but it is an inevitable one. With all the money and energy expended into work place maintenance each year, efficiency has become a top priority. We asked Timken professionals what the best way to ease the hassle of bearing replacement is. Timken Housed Units... Read More

Do You Need Intrinsically Safe Lighting from Bayco?

What Is Intrinsically Safe Lighting? When a light source is intrinsically safe, it means that it is safety rated for use in a hazardous work environment, and will not cause a fire or explosion—as long as the light is used properly, and is not tampered... Read More