Australian machinery is pushed to the limit in the cotton industry, which is why selecting the right products to keep that machinery in good working condition is critical. In sport, Australia often has a reputation for punching above its weight, and this is something the nation is often proud of. Less commonly recognised, however, are … Continue reading Keeping Australia’s cotton gins spinning
Australia’s biggest distributor of industrial components is now partnered with the US’s largest. Manufacturers’ Monthly finds out how you can’t go wrong with Inenco Industrial Solutions. There are not many businesses that can successfully grow from a family-owned operation into the leading company in its field. But that is exactly what Inenco Group have done. … Continue reading Putting together the puzzle
Australia produces about 35 million tonnes of raw sugar every year, with 80 per cent of it exported. Sugar cane farms run from the north of New South Wales through to northern Queensland, mainly on the east coast. Sugar cane came to Australia via South Africa on the first fleet in 1788. It is a … Continue reading Refining the sugar cane production process
The manufacturing industry requires reliable machinery and adequate maintenance systems that ensure a constant workflow in all type of operations. John Sample Group, through its JSG Industrial Systems business, holds the distribution rights to Lincoln Industrial Lubrication Systems across the Asia Pacific. It became affiliated with one of the world’s largest bearing manufacturers, SKF, and … Continue reading JSG Industrial Systems introduces SKF single-line lubrication system for oil and fluid grease
Swedish bearing and seal manufacturer SKF has selected Australian conveyor components manufacturer PROK for a long-term strategic supply partnership. The contract covers deep groove ball bearings for PROK’s conveyor idler units, Explorer Class spherical roller bearings in sealed and non-sealed versions, as well as various sleeves and housings for PROKs conveyor pulley offering. The program … Continue reading Strategic supply partnership signed between bearing and conveyor manufacturers
Recent testing has confirmed that igus’s iglidur Q2E can withstand up to 130 MPa. The bearings, designed to be used in construction machines, agricultural machines, utility vehicles and offshore installations, are made from high-performance plastics. Distributed by Treotham in Australia, these bearings are lubrication and corrosion free. Due to not needing lubrication, maintenance requirements are … Continue reading No lubricant bearings developed for heavy industry
FAG self-aligning cylindrical roller (SACR) bearing installations by Schaeffler Australia have increased production time and reduced downtime by solving a lubrication and premature failure issue for one of the world’s leading packaging, paper and recycling companies, Visy Pulp and Paper.
With technology evolving at such a pace in the manufacturing industry, even established processes such as grinding can be revolutionised, says Ulf Sjöblom, Director of Research and Development at SKF.
Maintaining the factory machinery in is the most important thing a large manufacturing company can do for itself, its workers and its bank account.
The behaviour of a nonlinear rolling-element bearing often demonstrates unexpected patterns that are extremely sensitive to initial parameters and conditions. The effect of rolling-element bearing parameters (such as the internal radial clearance and the preload) on the machinery vibrations is investigated in this article.
Bearings, seals and mechatronics supplier SKF has opened a new factory in Perth.