Articles for Automotive

White Etching Cracks, what is it?

09 Feb 2022

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...

“Stop-Start” engines, how do they work?

12 Jan 2022

Faced with ever increasingly demanding environmental standards, vehicle manufacturers have been forced into finding new ways of reducing vehicle CO2 emissions produced by... See more...

How many bearings are there in a car?

29 Dec 2021

This obviously depends on the model! We’ve nevertheless undertaken to give a rough count of the minimum number of bearings in a car. We counted 36. Here’s how we came up... See more...