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Tag: SMB Bearings

How can Blockchain Transform the Bearing Supply Chain?

 In 2019, NSK reported the seizure of counterfeit NSK packaging and labels in Hebei Province, China. During the seizure, more than 23,000 fake boxes...

Resolving the Global Semiconductor Shortage

 According to Deloitte, we can expect the global shortage of semiconductor chips to continue as supply catches up with rising demand. Manufacturing these chips...

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 is far from...

What Makes a High-Quality Underwater Bearing?

 There is a common misconception that all corrosion resistant bearings are suitable for underwater use, but this is not the case. Underwater robots, drones,...

Navigating the Global Bearing Shortage

  Awareness is the first step to preparedness for supply chain management In March 2021, a huge container ship wedged across the Suez Canal caused severe...

Are Counterfeit Bearings on the Rise?

 A petrochemical processor was recently forced to make an emergency shutdown to reveal that it was being supplied with counterfeit SKF bearings. Most people...

Unexpected applications for ceramic bearings

 Bearings may be ubiquitous, but these simple mechanical components are integral to some of the most exciting technological innovations taking place today. Here, Chris...

Trust in the thrust

 You might be sat on an office chair right now. Or even better, you may be sat on a swivelling bar stool. Both chairs...

Five steps to avoid common causes of bearing failure

  Bearings may be small, but they play an invaluable role in keeping industrial machinery running smoothly. Improper lubrication, contamination, corrosion, overload, along with improper...

Aerospace bearings: where did it all begin?

  The evolution of bearings in aerospace According to Report Linker, the aerospace market is expected to grow from USD 9.6 billion in 2021 to USD...