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SKF has launched the new TWIM 15 portable induction heater, in replacement of the former TMBH 1 heater.
Poor bearing fitting practices are responsible for around 16% of premature bearing failures, so it’s easy to see why the choice of method for bearing mounting is so important.
There are many possible reasons why your bearing has failed, but the only true way of finding out the cause is by performing root cause analysis.
ACORN help one of Europe’s largest steel producers become more proactive thanks to the expert knowledge provided by ACORN’s own bearing & maintenance product expert.
From costly downtime to catastrophic machine failure: everyone knows the potential consequences of premature bearing failure. At ACORN, we want to help you avoid this.
Clive Simkins, our Bearings and Maintenance Product Manager, has put together his top five steps to effective lubrication, to help you to reduce your risk of premature bearing failure due to lubrication issues.
The majority of wind turbines are expected to have a service life of over 20 years, meaning that breakdown is almost inevitable at some point during a turbine’s lifetime. The question is: how big an impact will any breakdown have on the business?
Lubrication is an important aspect of any moving component, reducing friction and wear between parts, and helping to seal against contamination. However, that doesn’t mean it can’t feel like a chore sometimes, especially if the parts needing lubrication are difficult to access.
Premature bearing failure, which is when a bearing fails before reaching its expected service life, is a common occurrence. But that doesn’t mean you have to accept it.
There is no denying that bearings are under a lot of stress. This stress causes wear, eventually leading to bearing failure. But is this inevitable? Or is there a way to make bearings last longer?