Gears and Bearings
Interact Analysis is projecting the global machinery market will rise by 6% in 2021 to more than $2 trillion with heavy machinery and materials handling leading the way.
Texas A&M University researchers are working to improve the rotation in turbomachinery rotors with advances in process fluid-lubricated bearings.
Original equipment effectiveness (OEE) can be used as a gauge to determine how effective and productive a manufacturing plant is.
Mercury Marine commissioned Albert Kahn Associates to design and engineer a new noise, vibration and harshness test facility
Discover the manufacturing potential of 3-D printed bearings
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Cutting tool orders dropped a little over 4% in May 2020 compared to the prior month and is down by over a third compared to the same time period in 2019 due to COVID-19.
With more advanced predictive maintenance tools at their disposal, today’s maintenance and operations teams can improve efficiencies and minimize unplanned downtime.
The purchasing manufacturers' index (PMI) slid to 50.1 in February, which shows overall growth, but there are major concerns about the coronavirus and what it will mean for the manufacturing industry.
U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled dropped 1% compared to 2018, but optimism remains for 2020