Tag: SMB Bearings

Bearing obsolescence management: sourcing replacement components in pharmaceutical manufacturing

 While the origin of the first bearing is unknown, Ancient Egyptian drawings depict tree trunks under sleds with liquid-lubricated runners used to move massive...

Making the most of downtime

  When a factory is in shutdown, sitting still shouldn’t be the first optionInjuries in sport are inevitable, but the greatest sporting comebacks haven’t been...

SMB Bearings COVID-19 Measures

 Chris Johnson, Managing Director at SMB Bearings explaines the preventive measures that they have implemented in the company to ensure business continuity during pandemic...

Bearings for Robotics

 The bearings used in robotic applications must be high precision with good rotational accuracy and reliability. Articulated robotic arms, for example, require bearings in...

The rise of recycled bearings

 Bearings are circular, much like the economy they are used in. As more customers avoid disposing of bearings needlessly, Chris Johnson, managing director of...

What makes a quiet bearing?

Noise in a bearing can be caused by a number of factors, but almost all are related to vibration. Here, Chris Johnson managing director...

Bearing Brexit in mind

Amid Brexit negotiations, SMB Bearings welcomed Member of Parliament (MP) for Witney, Robert Courts, to its Oxfordshire warehouse. The specialist bearing distributor, which exports...

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