Articles for Industry

The hidden side of needle roller bearings

There are many types of bearings, the most common being ball bearings, or tapered roller bearings, cylindrical or spherical roller bearings. Their design meets specific t... See more...

How many bearings are there on a hydraulic excavator?

A tracked hydraulic excavator requires about fifty bearings for its basic operation (travel and rotation). Irrespective of its size and its use (earthwork, mining, demoli... See more...

White Etching Cracks, what is it?

WEC is an unusual failure of the bearing surface characterized by a network of branched white cracks (White Etching Cracks). The material is weakened, specifically by the... See more...

Towed agricultural machinery: bearings developed to withstand harsh environments

There’s an old saying: “no crops without fields, no wheat without manure”. But what is the real nature of this cultivated earth that towed agricultural machines turn, loo... See more...