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Keep up-to-date on the latest product and company news, along with useful information for the maintenance, repair and overhaul industry.

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Brands in the spotlight: Freudenberg Sealing Technologies

In this article, we’re going to shine a light on Freudenberg to uncover the truth about this company. From where the company originally came from to the various different types of seal available from Freudenberg, here is everything you need to know about Freudenberg.

The history of roller chain

Roller chain is the most common type of industrial chain and is used across many industries. But, how did this type of power transmission become so popular?

Brands in the spotlight: Ruland

Ruland manufactures a wide range of premium quality couplings & shaft collars, including beam, bellows, jaw and disc couplings which are used in applications across the globe.

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Top 5 Maintenance Products to save time & money

It is important to consider the possible implications of poor maintenance. Here's our top 5 maintenance products that will save you precious time & money.

How to fit a bearing

With around one in six premature bearing failures occurring as a result of poor fitting practices, it’s easy to see why it’s so important that bearings are fitted properly. But there are so many different ways to fit a bearing – how do you know which is right for your machinery?

How to use the SKF QuickCollect sensor & app

Follow Bearing Product Manager, Andy Fletcher, as he shows you how to measure your machine health witht he SKF Quickcollect sensor & app.

SKF Bearing Review: Spherical Roller Bearing

Read ACORN'S honest review of the SKF Explorer spherical roller bearings and it's real-world performance.

Black oxide bearings - improving operational reliability in the wind industry

We look at how black oxide bearings could help to improve operational reliability in wind turbines, by driving downtime requirements and minimising machine breakdowns.

How to lubricate inaccessible chain

In chain driven applications, it can be difficult and dangerous trying to ensure that the chain stays lubricated, find out how you can keep chain running longer, even in inaccessible applications.

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