Applications of Alloy Forging

January 22, 2021 by Louisse Scott

The forging industry is growing by leaps and bounds, and it doesn't show signs of stopping soon. There are estimates that the market will reach a net worth of more than a couple billion dollars in 2025, and the automotive industry is soon to follow. There's also the fact there's an increase in demand for the metal forge in many global enterprises today. Some of these industries may include automotive, fire systems, water circulation, automation, and aerospace. And these are just a few of them.[...]

categories: Industry, Engineering

Importance of Visibility in the Last-mile of Supply Chain

December 28, 2020 by SLS & VersaFleet

With the advancements in technology, there has been innovations in the supply chain space as well. While there has always been technology for supply chain design and management, there are very little tools for the day-to-day on the ground operations. This is especially so for the last mile of the supply chain, where more often than not, the execution has been outsourced to multiple third party logistics service providers.

categories: Service

Different Types of Couplings & Their Applications | SLS Bearings

December 18, 2020 by SLS

Couplings are the mechanical devices, which are being used to transmit torque or power from one shaft to another. They are being used across a variety of industries. It is possible to transmit power through numerous gear arrangements. Couplings will be able to provide much-needed assistance for the people with transmitting power like that. For couplings to be used, the shafts should be positioned in a straight line. Then it is possible to connect them through couplings and proceed with[...]

categories: Product- Non-Bearings

Solid Lube: Improve Safety, Increase Uptime & Reduce Costs in the Food & Beverage Industry

November 26, 2020 by SLS & Timken

While you might guess that a steel mill or rock quarry presents the steepest challenge to reliable machine operation, the reality is that food and beverage plants rank among the toughest environments for rolling element bearings.

categories: Product- Non-Bearings

How Can I Identify the Correct V-Belt Type?

November 09, 2020 by SLS

It will always be an annoyance to try replacing something without knowing exact models needed for purchase. This is especially true with flexible belts in transmission when there’s the need for a specific V-Belt.

categories: Product- Non-Bearings

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.

categories: Product- Non-Bearings

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.

categories: Product- Non-Bearings

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

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