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Condition monitoring for critical times
1 May 2020, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG
BMG, which provides engineering support to essential service providers during the COVID-19 crisis, encourages operating companies not to neglect condition monitoring at this critical time. “It is very ...

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Successful elevator chain solution
1 April 2020, SKF South Africa
Machines and equipment utilised in the cement industry operate in highly corrosive environments. When a leading cement producer faced constant downtime due to frequent unforeseen failures of its elevator ...

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Turning up the heat with a portable bearing heating solution
1 February 2020, SKF South Africa
The new portable induction heater TWIM 15 from SKF uses medium-frequency technology to heat up roller bearings as well as other ring-shaped, metallic components. This innovative device heats the bearing ...

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Focusing on bearings
1 February 2020, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG
BMG’s comprehensive range of bearings extends from precision miniature bearings used in machine tools and electronics applications, to giant size bearings that meet the demands of steel and mining industries. “To ...

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Bearings have savings for steelworks
1 February 2020
NSK’s expertise in solving issues for the steel industry worldwide is helping achieve savings of €372 555 per annum on a continuous annealing line, thanks to the elimination of unplanned downtime resulting ...

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Butterfly valves for demanding applications
First Quarter 2020
Compact butterfly valves, with good flow characteristics and low maintenance requirements, are extremely versatile and ensure dependable operation, even in the toughest environments.

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Food grade belts for pristine hygiene applications
First Quarter 2020, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG
Ammeraal Beltech’s Rapplon folder gluer belts, which meet FDA and EC standards for contact with dry foodstuffs, form part of BMG’s extensive range of food grade belts for pristine hygiene applications. ...

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Chain for bakery ovens and provers
First Quarter 2020
Bearings International (BI) offers KOBO prover chain for specific applications such as bakery ovens and provers. In South Africa, standard prover chain is a 100 mm pitch chain with custom-dimensioned ...

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Bearing speeds up product development
First Quarter 2020, SKF South Africa
SKF has released the world’s first commercial load sensing bearing based on its proprietary fibre optic sensing technology. This streamlines the creation of rotating products such as pumps, using angular ...

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Bearings result in huge savings
First Quarter 2020
After experiencing ongoing problems with the bearings on a vital milling machine at a steel plant, the management team turned to NSK for a solution. This decision proved to be extremely beneficial, with ...

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Expect more than 50 billion IoT devices in the next decade
29 January 2020
IoT is expected to drive the proliferation of connected devices from about a billion plus today to over 50 billion in the next decade.

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Easy on/off control with BLE-Switchbox
29 January 2020, Communica
BLE-Switchbox is a Wi-Fi enabled device capable of remote switching any 220 V a.c. appliances wirelessly using a PC or mobile device.

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Root cause analysis of bearing damage in wind turbines
Fourth Quarter 2019
The causes have long remained unknown, but now, new findings are being made available by bearing specialist NSK, the results of which have led to the development of a new bearing material that offers ...

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Garlock seals and sealing systems
Fourth Quarter 2019, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG
BMG supplies and supports the full range of Garlock seals and sealing systems, including specialist fluid sealing products for the oil and gas industry. “BMG’s Garlock seals and sealing systems, which ...

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A chain reaction of quality and reliability
Fourth Quarter 2019, Powermite - Div. of Hudaco Trading
Powermite has been a leading supplier of EKD Kolibri energy chain to the southern African market for more than three decades. The company shares a combined knowledge of over 50 years in drag chain applications ...

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Belting products for food processing
Fourth Quarter 2019, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG
BMG supplies and supports a com-prehensive range of belting products suitable for the food processing, bottling and packaging sectors. New to its range of belting certified for safe food handling is the ...

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Split elastic couplings for low speed, high torque applications
Fourth Quarter 2019
The Ringfeder-Henfel-Henflex HDFB split elastic couplings, available from Bearings International (BI), are ideal for the most demanding applications and aggressive environments in mining, ports and steel ...

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Bearings for the automotive industry
1 October 2019
Bearings International (BI) attaches great importance to the automotive industry as a growth area. General Manager, Shenton Botes says that on-highway and certain light duty off-highway automotive applications ...

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Multi-mount cast iron electric motor range
Third Quarter 2019
In an industry first, Bearings International (BI) is introducing a multi-mount cast iron Bauer electric motor range onto the market that can accommodate the terminal box on the top, left-hand or right-hand ...

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New bolting solutions
Third Quarter 2019, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG
BMG’s Nord-Lock bolting solutions now include Boltight hydraulic bolt tensioning tools, which are used to tighten bolts simultaneously, ensuring even preload in industrial applications and extreme environments, ...

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