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Mechanical Components Features

Let’s talk Brexit with Bowman International

Investment by Britain’s manufacturers has seen a reality check in response to the continued political uncertainty surrounding Brexit, according to a study by EEF and Santander.

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High performance bearings for Winter Olympic bobsleds

In the sport of bobsledding, everything must come together perfectly at the crucial moment: the talent of the athletes, the technology of the bobsleds, and a little bit of luck.

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A guide to ball bearing materials

Ball bearings can be used in a range of applications, from medical and packaging technology to electronics and office technology.

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Can plain bearings replace rolling element bearings in all applications?

Traditionally, there were very clear “battle lines” drawn between what applications rolling element bearings were suitable for and what applications plain (or journal) bearings could be used for.

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    New challenges for high performance spring in critical aerospace application(18/12/2017)

    William Hughes has been manufacturing precision, high specification springs for many years, and is well equipped to meet the exacting demands of the aerospace industry including its special requirements for materials, specifications, manufacturing tolerances, cleanliness and packaging.

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    Optimising industrial spring life – material selection a critical factor(18/12/2017)

    It is taken for granted that both customer and manufacturer want the maximum life for the product. A spring manufacturer like Goss has to consider the sheer extremes of the demands on the application which in turn will influence design of the component, the material selected and the manufacturing process.

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    ContiTech ensures more comfort in American public transport(18/12/2017)

    Congested roads and packed city centres, and crammed subway trains and buses that cleave their way through the city: Rush hour in the cities of the US is a huge day-to-day challenge for all road users. However, whereas private transport increased significantly in American metropolises in recent years, now public transport is becoming increasingly important.

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    The fast and the ferrous(01/12/2017)

    The glamorous and rarefied world of Formula 1 racing can seem a long way away from the everyday challenges faced by design engineers in other industries. In fact, says Jeroen Wensing, Racing Innovation Manager, Automotive & Aerospace at SKF, transfer between high performance motorsport and other sectors is a real, ongoing and two-way process.

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    Eliminating moisture damage in steam turbines(01/12/2017)

    Moisture contamination is one of the most common and costly causes of premature bearing failures on steam turbines.

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