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New Range Of Non-magnetic, Highly Corrosion Resistant Ceramic Bearings

May 26, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

SMB Bearings launch ceramic bearings for extreme applications Specialist supplier of miniature bearings, SMB Bearings, has launched its new range of non-magnetic, highly corrosion resistant ceramic ...

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Replacing Large Rolling Bearings Used In Steelmaking Equipment

May 20, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Replacing the extremely large rolling bearings used in steelmaking equipment poses significant challenges with regard to the tools, team and strategy deployed. However, this task is not ...

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Japanese Bearing Manufacturer Appoints UK Distributor

May 03, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII
UK distributor EZO bearings

British bearing supplier appointed to manage Sapporo UK distribution Oxfordshire-based specialist bearings supplier, SMB bearings, has been appointed as the UK’s official distributor of Sapporo ...

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What Are The Damaging Effects Of Counterfeit Rolling Bearings?

Mar 20, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Counterfeit rolling bearings are a growing industry issue. To the untrained eye, replica products are increasingly difficult to distinguish from genuine OEM bearings, which means that ever-more users ...

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Deep Groove Ball Bearings Strengthens Standard Bearing Range

Mar 17, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Schaeffler is significantly expanding its standard rolling bearing business by investing in new production capacity for its FAG Generation C deep groove ball bearings. Improved product features, a ...

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Marine Grade 316 Stainless Steel Bearings Introduced

Mar 14, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Specialist supplier of miniature bearings, SMB Bearings, has introduced a new range of 316 grade stainless steel ball bearings to its catalogue. The 316 bearing variety has been specially selected ...

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Essential Guide to Rolling Bearing Total Cost of Ownership

Mar 02, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

When selecting rolling bearings for industrial plant, machines and equipment, it is important to analyse the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) not just the purchase price of the bearings, says Dr Steve ...

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Counterfeit Bearings Raid in West Yorkshire

Feb 27, 2017

SKF has participated in a raid against a company trading counterfeit bearings in the West Yorkshire area. A raid, led by members of the West Yorkshire Trading Standards authority alongside staff ...

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Collaboration Agreement Aims To Develop Use Of Active Magnetic Bearing Applications

Jan 19, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Collaboration agreement widens scope of use for active magnetic bearings for turbomachinery within the oil and gas sector ...

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Spindle Bearings Saves Machine Shop €24,000 PA

Aug 26, 2016 | by NSK EUROPE LTD

When a manufacturer of heat exchangers was experiencing frequent production stoppages due to bearing damage on the spindles of its horizontal machining centres, the company turned to NSK for a ...

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