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Bearings and e-mobility

  Smart bearings provide critical data for predictive maintenance of EV components It’s clear that the shift to e-mobility is happening now, rather than in three-to-five...

Lowering vehicle emissions with specialist bearings

    Thin section and stainless steel bearings for weight and cost-savings in vehicles   According to McKinsey & Company’s Lightweight, heavy impact report, the use of...

It starts with material selection

  Five considerations to ensure superior performance of steel bearings under harsh conditions  In hazardous environments such as those found in the oil and gas industry,...

How is bearing technology changing?

  How is bearing technology changing? Simple yet sophisticated, the humble ball bearing is arguably one of the greatest technological developments of all time. However, the story...

Ball Bearing Relubrication Services

  SMB Bearings provides a specialised bearing relubrication service. Using our bespoke relubrication facility, we clean and relubricate bearings from our own stock as well as customer-supplied...

Bearings in smaller robots

  Thin section bearings help industrial robots fit into smaller spaces “Great things,” said Vincent Van Gogh, “Are done by a series of small things brought...

From farm to fork: The role of bearings in the food...

  From the London Beer Flood of 1814 to the Tapioca Tanker Disaster of 1972, there has been a host of high-profile food and beverage...

Can ball bearings conduct electricity?

  While full and hybrid ceramic bearings and plastic bearings are non-conductive, steel ball bearings can conduct electricity. In settings where a build-up of static electricity...

Bearings for vacuum and clean environments

  Vacuum and cleanroom environments present difficulties when specifying bearings due to the risk of contamination. Materials can give off a vapour, a process known...

How many bearings are in your car?

  How the right bearings can drive performance for automotive A single car has about 30,000 components, from major body structures down to individual bolts and...