The Safe Operation of Hydraulic Tools | SLS Bearings

October 15, 2020 by SLS

At SLS Bearings, we take safety very seriously and always encourage our customers to read the user manual to their hydraulic tools carefully before operation. In addition, we have compiled this easy-to-read guide on how you can safely operate hydraulic tools.

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Types of Bearings and How They Work | SLS Bearings

September 30, 2020 by SLS

  Bearings are fundamental to the machine industry and make up one of the most important aspects of machinery, making understanding them crucial. They are used in all sorts of equipment, but since they operate in the darkness, many consumers who are not familiar with the machine business usually hear the term and wonder, 'What's that?" In fact, bearings are most commonly used to facilitate rotating or linear movement and to minimize friction between two objects. The ease of moving (rotary or[...]

categories: Product- Bearings

Maintenance Tips to Reduce Wear and Extend Conveyor Chain Life

September 23, 2020 by SLS

Conveyor chain systems have been improving efficiency for production companies for over 100 years. They save manufacturing facilities time and resources and cut labour costs through the automation of manual production operations.  While they’re running smoothly, the business prospers and can meet its production schedules and deadlines.

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3 Essential Tips to Keep Hydraulic Tools Healthy

September 15, 2020 by SLS

Almost everyone has experienced the power of hydraulics simply by riding in or driving a car. There are many areas where hydraulics play a role in industrial power, as it joins mechanical and electrical power as the world’s leading systems. Hydraulic power tools stand out as some of the best because of their efficiency. They are especially powerful systems for supporting industrial business where load requirements can have quick and dramatic shifts.

categories: Product- Non-Bearings

Machine Learning in Stock Optimisation

September 09, 2020 by Slimstock

We cannot ignore it. The complexity of supply chains has increased exponentially in recent years. Whereas once upon a time, a good business strategy alone would be enough to compete, overcoming complexity is now what ultimately sets a business apart from its competitors; a trend which will only become more prevalent in the coming years.

categories: Service

V-Belt Code Guide: How to Read V-Belt Numbers

September 02, 2020 by SLS

A machine with two shafts definitely needs to transmit power from one shaft to the other. In other to carry out this task seamlessly, the use of power transmission devices such as chains, gears, and belts, in particular, are adopted. Of all mentioned means, one is highly flexible, seamless, effective, and also an efficient power transmission device, which is popularly known as V-Belt.

categories: Product- Non-Bearings

Linear Automation Solutions: Packaging in Motion

August 28, 2020 by SLS & Ewellix

  Under pressure to improve productivity, agility and resource utilisation, the packaging sector is turning to advanced automation solutions. Its secret weapon? High precision electromechanical linear motion.

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How to Know When It is Time to Replace Your Roller Chain

August 11, 2020 by SLS

Knowing when to replace your roller chain is an important part to your power transactional process. This is because wear and tear at any point of the roller chain (also known as a drive chain or conveyor chain) will cause damage to other components of the process such as the cogs, sprockets or pins.

categories: Product- Non-Bearings

Inventory Planning: Excel vs Demand Planning Software

August 04, 2020 by Slimstock

For almost all business professionals, the relationship with spreadsheets started when they were at school. Over time, they become familiar with the intricacies of the tool. As a result, spreadsheets are often the default programme for every bit of analysis required.

categories: Service

What Are Pneumatic Actuators and Why Do We Use Them?

July 28, 2020 by SLS & Festo

If you haven't got a clue about what pneumatics are and how a pneumatic system works, make sure you check out the "Introduction to Pneumatics" post here  as we'll be diving deeper into one of the major components that make up a pneumatic machine- Pneumatic Actuators in this article.  Everybody encounters an actuator at least once a day at home, at work or just out and about. We've mentioned pneumatic actuators in our previous blog, but only very briefly. Indeed, actuators provide a movement[...]

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