Engineering Competence

The sound of noise

Designers of domestic appliances are committed to reducing the level of sound which machines contribute to the background cacophony of daily [...]
Asset management,Bearings,Maintenance,
Engineering Competence

Green bearings

More stringent laws on emissions and waste, greater customer environmental awareness and interest in environmentally-sound products, have forced [...]
Bearing life,Bearings,Sustainability,
Engineering Competence

Maintenance-friendly designs

New oil injection reduces down time and improves safetyIntroduced in the 40s, the use of the oil injection method to make equipment [...]
Design,Lubrication Solutions,Maintenance,
Engineering Competence

Seal analysis pays

In today’s bearing systems, the seal is often the weakest link – the easiest point of exit for vital lubricants and the first point of attack for [...]
Design,Lubrication Solutions,Seals,
Engineering Competence

Centerless grinding of cam and crankshafts

The automotive industry benefits from new grinding technology.Traditionally, bearing journals (and diameters concentric to them) of cam and [...]
Cars,Engineering consultancy,Engineering tools,
Engineering Competence

Industrial gearbox design has come a long way

Gearbox design often involves conflicting requirements from the main components – housing, shafts, gears and bearings – and all influences on these [...]
Design,Engineering tools,Research and development,
Engineering Competence

Grease with a longer life

The steel industry is a major consumer of lubricating oil and grease. For many years the greases used have been to an extremely low specification. In [...]
Lubrication Solutions,Maintenance,Research and development,