Category Archives: Bearings

Split Spherical Roller Bearings from Schaeffler Increase Uptime and Reduce Costs

If your machines aren’t running, you’re not making money. This is especially true when it comes time to repair or overhaul your machinery, as these tasks often result in costly production downtime while your equipment is offline. Bearing replacement is typically an integral part of... Read More

Supplier Overview: Kaydon

Kaydon Since 1941, Kaydon engineering experience and expertise has helped us solve some of the world's most demanding bearing challenges. Kaydon's exceptional engineering support provides our customers with problem-solving, application-specific custom and standard thin section ball bearings and slewing ring bearings. High Quality Solutions Kaydon solutions... Read More

Supplier Overview: Nachi

Nachi Technology Inc. Nachi is a worldwide manufacturer of innovative products: bearings, precision cutting tools, hydraulic equipment, machine tools, robots and high-speed steel. We are proud to deliver products manufactured to the highest possible standards and maintain an ongoing commitment to quality. Choose from a... Read More

New Metal Detectable Mounted Bearing Covers – Safer for Food Industry

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Good news for food and beverage processors:  there is a brand-new technology available that makes bearing covers safer—and naturally more sanitary. Seen by X-Ray or Metal Detector The new patent pending metal detectable mounted bearing covers use a polymer material developed for ABB-Baldor specifically for... Read More

5 Reasons to Buy Koyo Heavy Stud Track Rollers

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Could heavy stud track rollers improve your plant efficiency—and save you money in the long run?  Here are 5 reasons your plant might need Koyo’s heavy stud track rollers: #1—You move lots of product from one area of the plant to another. Heavy stud track... Read More

Timken Split Bearing Technology | Less Downtime = Greater Efficiency

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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

Rexnord Klean-Gard Bearings Help Prevent Failure in Food and Beverage Processing

If you’re processing food or beverage at your facility, you know that harsh washdown can cause corrosion.  But did you also know that it can lead to bearing failure? “Unplanned downtime is very expensive,” said Aaron Loomer, a Product Manager at Rexnord. “The corrosion caused... Read More

4 Benefits of Using Koyo Bearings with Higher Load Ratings

Koyo recently increased their bearings dynamic load ratings by 25% due to continuous improvements in manufacturing processes and the cleanliness of steel over the past 20 years. Here’s how that benefits you. More: Why Aligning Motors Saves you Money Benefit #1 - Longer Bearing Life Load... Read More

Garlock Bearing Isolator — What Exactly it is and Why You Need One

“A bearing isolator is an advanced sealing solution that is used to protect bearings on rotating equipment,” said James Wong, the Product Manager for Bearing Isolators at Garlock. “They are ideal for industries that are wet, dirty, dusty, or have lots of airborne contaminants—like sugar... Read More

Baldor-Dodge Ball Bearings Help Sugar Beet Harvester Save Over $30,000/Year

Sugar beets are an important plant grown for the production of sugar. In fact, 54% of all of the U.S.’s sugar comes from sugar beets. The white, bulbous root is planted in large fields before it is seasonally harvested using large machines. The goal of... Read More