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Are counterfeit bearings a growing concern in South Africa?
Second Quarter 2022, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG
The incidence of counterfeit bearings is definitely on the increase in South Africa. In fact, the Hawks team recently discovered a large quantity of fake bearings valued at over R5 million stored in a ...

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Ball screws with nut cooling
Second Quarter 2022, Editor's Choice
The machine tool industry uses ball screws to convert the rotary motion of an electric motor into linear motion. Very often, the positioning accuracy, as well as the travel speed and acceleration, have ...

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Match and Tag for high accuracy in paired chain
Second Quarter 2022, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG
Modern machinery often requires chains of precisely the same length to be used in pairs or other multiples. For these applications, BMG specialists recommend Tsubaki Match & Tag chains, which guarantee ...

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Draw-wire mechanisms for encoders
Second Quarter 2022, ifm - South Africa
Draw-wire mechanisms for encoders are the ideal choice when positions must be accurately determined over straight lines. Examples of their use range from short distances, for example with scissor lifts ...

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New series of metric roller bearings
First Quarter 2022, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG
BMG’s bearings portfolio extends from precision miniature bearings used in machine tools and electronics applications to giant-size bearings that meet high demands in steel and mining. This range has ...

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Coupling considerations for designers
First Quarter 2022
For designers, spending time selecting the perfect coupling may be low on the priority list. However, ensuring an efficient and reliable connection between two shafts is paramount for system reliability ...

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Bearings drive cost-saving in food plants
First Quarter 2022
NSK’s Life-Lube bearing units are proving increasingly popular in the food and beverage industry and with good reason. These advanced bearings combine the corrosion-resistant properties of Silver-Lube ...

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High strength friction transmission belts
First Quarter 2022, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG
BMG supplies a wide range of power transmission components designed to enhance efficiency and safety in the food and beverage sector. Included in this portfolio are Fenner high strength friction transmission ...

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Power transmission solutions for the sugar sector
First Quarter 2022, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG
BMG plays a critical role in the sugar sector, not only during the operational period of sugar production, but also in off-crop seasons, when maintenance and refurbishment on sugar farms and at mills ...

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New optimised quick coupling series
First Quarter 2022, Parker Hannifin - Sales Company South Africa
Parker Hannifin has launched the new optimised FEM Quick Coupling Series which offers an increased working pressure up to 350 bar and a decreased pressure drop for better flow properties. The revised ...

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Spherical roller bearings for tough environments
First Quarter 2022
Unforeseen bearing failures in production-critical machines and equipment can prove extremely costly in replacement parts, labour and downtime. This problem becomes worse in contaminated environments ...

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Bearing solution for demanding applications
First Quarter 2022
The latest bearing solution for arduous and demanding industries has been launched by Bearings International (BI). The new Rexnord RN series of metric bearings offers cutting edge design with unmatched ...

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Power transmission components
Fourth Quarter 2021, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG
BMG’s comprehensive range of Tsubaki encompasses pin gear drive units that replace conventional gear rack systems. Tsubaki standard series (steel) and the S series (stainless steel) pin gear drive units ...

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Spherical roller bearings for continuous casting
Fourth Quarter 2021
The bearings used in continuous casting machines have to endure arduous operating conditions that include high temperatures, heavy loads, ultra-low speeds, water/water vapour and scale. As a result, bearing ...

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Energy from the power of the moon
Third Quarter 2021, SKF South Africa, Editor's Choice
It is intended to help reduce climate-damaging CO2 emissions, slow down global warming and thus build a more sustainable future for generations to come. With the help of modern technology from SKF, ...

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Spindle screw pumps
Third Quarter 2021, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG
BMG supplies and supports the full range of SEIM spindle screw pumps, flow meters and in-line relief valves. “These robust pumps and related products – which are manufactured to stringent quality specifications ...

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Complete solutions for the mining value chain
Third Quarter 2021
Bearings International (BI) has products for the entire mining value chain, from the beginning of mining operations to their end of life. This encompasses all types of mining operations, from opencast ...

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Common gear problems to look out for
Third Quarter 2021
Like any mechanical element, gears are subject to wear and if this is not addressed, even failure. Callum Ford, national marketing manager at Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa, says that during ...

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Components for submerged chain conveyors
Third Quarter 2021, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG
BMG’s extensive power transmission range encompasses HEKO conveyor components, including round link chains which have been designed for dependable use in many harsh environments. “High wear-resistant ...

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The unforeseen costs of counterfeit bearings
Second Quarter 2021
Downtime, consequential damage, reduced lifespan, poor performance and safety are just some of the dangers of using counterfeit bearings, which are increasingly prevalent across South African industry, ...

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