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

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

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

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,
Engineering Competence

Contamination and bearing life

The influence of particulate contamination present in bearing lubricants and on the surfaces of machine elements has been studied for the last 25 to [...]
Bearing life,Lubrication Solutions,