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Timken and the Tapered Roller Bearing: The Full Story

Since its invention in 1898 by Henry Timken, the tapered roller bearing has become a staple in many industries, with applications across the globe relying on the tapered roller bearing for reliable operation. But where did this bearing come from, and how has it evolved over time?

The History of the Bearing

Bearings are the most common machine component, found in almost every industrial application in the world. The history of the bearing dates all the way back to 2,600BC; find out how we got to the bearings we know today.

Brands in the spotlight: TIMKEN

Timken is renowned for its high-quality products and pioneering designs, but do you know everything about Timken?

One simple secret for boosting your uptime

The one main enemy of productivity that everyone s looking to avoid: downtime. If only there were a way to accurately predict when something was about to go wrong.

CASE STUDY: Cutting lead times and providing cost saving alternatives for local asphalt plant

A local asphalt plant were able to cut their downtime significantly by switching to Timken Type-E TRB Units

The solid solution for a sustainable future

The recycling industry puts a key focus on sustainability, as it works tirelessly to build a sustainable future for the world. However, the industry is notorious for its harsh operating environment, including high levels of vibration, extreme shock loads, endless contamination and unforgiving weather conditions.

5 reasons to choose Timken Type-E housed units

Timken is renowned for its superior tapered roller bearings, delivering longer life and better performance in even the harshest of conditions. But wouldn’t it be great if these bearings were available as housed units?

Bearing recycling in mind

Conditions in the recycling industry are tough, bearing failure doesn't have to be the norm, here's our top three bearing solutions.

Top 3 sealing solutions for challenging environments

Acorn recommends the top seals for harsh operating conditions.

ACORN becomes UK stockist for Timken Type-E Tapered Roller Bearing Housed Units

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd has increased its range of Timken products by investing in a large stockholding of Timken Type E tapered roller bearing housed units. The new range will enable customers to slash their downtime by receiving and fitting the units to their machinery the same day.