Gears and Bearings
Gears and Bearings November 3, 2017

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, October 30-November 5: IoT for predictive maintenance, preventive maintenance shortcomings, spare parts management best practices, and more

Articles about IoT for predictive maintenance, preventive maintenance shortcomings, spare parts management best practices, why “Five Whys” may not be enough, and managing compressed air efficiency were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, October 30-November 5. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media
Gears and Bearings October 24, 2017

Knowing the causes and solutions for bearing issues

Improving the performance and longevity of bearings begins with understanding the most common causes of bearing failure and malfunction.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
Gears and Bearings September 27, 2017

Coal-fired power plant slashes maintenance time

Damper bearing upgrade solves lock up issue at a North American plant.

By Eric Ford, Graphite Metallizing Corp.
Gears and Bearings September 18, 2017

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, September 11-17: motor repair, causes of bearing failure, 2017 Engineering Leaders Under 40, and more

Articles about motor repair, causes of bearing failure, 2017 Engineering Leaders Under 40, unleashing captive data, and reducing energy waste were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, September 11-17. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Sierra Grayson, Production Coordinator, CFE Media
Gears and Bearings August 17, 2017

Seven tips for proper bearing maintenance

Bearings are important mechanical components that help in maintaining the liner and rotational movements of a machine and it is important they are maintained properly to ensure long operational life.

By Nancy Ross, Bearing Boys Ltd.
Gears and Bearings July 10, 2017

Spring cotter pins for axial mounting

The GN 1024 cotter pins can be used for the axial mounting of bolts and axles.

By J.W. Winco Inc.
Gears and Bearings June 21, 2017

Gear drive specification Webcast: Your questions answered

Robin Olson, director of applications engineering, Rexnord Industries, answered additional questions on gear drive specification from the Jun. 15 webcast.

By Robin Olson, Rexnord
The World Bearing Association (WBA) is a non-profit industrial organization that promotes the common, lawful interests of the world bearing industry, such as open economic engagement, sustainable development and the protection of legal rights of companies
Gears and Bearings June 13, 2017

The dangers of counterfeit bearings on a facility

Counterfeit bearings are becoming a major problem for companies and they pose dangers to machines as well as workers and there are steps and organizations out there looking to stem the tide.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
A full line of gear motors and gearheads has been designed to pair with every servo motor, creating complete gear motor solutions rated from a low of 50 W to as high as 15 kW. Courtesy: Yaskawa
Gears and Bearings June 6, 2017

Gear motor and gearhead line

A full line of gear motors and gearheads has been designed to pair with every servo motor, creating complete gear motor solutions rated from a low of 50 W to as high as 15 kW.

By Yaskawa
The NS-Series National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) certified potable water solenoid valves can be mounted in any position and a spring-loaded plunger assures positive shutoff. Courtesy: AutomationDirect
Gears and Bearings May 31, 2017

Potable water solenoid valves

The NS-Series National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) certified potable water solenoid valves can be mounted in any position and a spring-loaded plunger assures positive shutoff.

By AutomationDirect