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How to Choose the Right Bearing for Your Machine Application

November 16, 2021 by SLS

Equipment that requires frictionless power transmission needs a specially chosen bearing that is able to handle its operations environment. The bearing selection process takes careful consideration at many angles all the way from the load type in the mechanical operation to the maintenance required to ensure its efficient running. As a bearing supplier in Singapore, SLS has everything you need to know about choosing the right bearing for your machine application, whether you need a frictionless[...]

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The Importance of Lubrication in Bearings and Other Components

October 27, 2021 by SLS

  Precision is the key to minimizing friction in transmission, and bearing lubrication is the answer to ensuring the rolling component keeps on rolling. There are many reasons for bearing failure, from overloading to improper mounting. But lubrication can also be a contributor when using the wrong type, applying it incorrectly or not providing the correct preventative maintenance. To learn more about bearing failure and its reasons, read our other blog “What Causes Roller Bearings to Fail and[...]

categories: Bearing Maintenance, Product- Bearings

Failure Analysis Case Studies

October 18, 2021 by SLS

SLS has failure analysis capabilities that identify root causes of failures to improve future performance and solve real-world problems. The SLS Failure Analysis team are highly experienced and are experts in the mechanical engineering field. Our team can guide you through the entire process and provide independent testing required for your failure analysis and investigation.

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Buying the Right Bearings for Your Equipment to Save Money

September 23, 2021 by SLS

Choosing bearings should be done with care. Because knowing just how to find the right bearings for your equipment can save you money in the long run. There are various types of bearings all designed to carry transmission loads across mechanical components with little friction. Given the large differences in devices and engineering components in need of bearings, they’ve adapted to fit new specifications over the years. Whether it’s the size, the shape, the internal rolling element or even the[...]

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Why You Should Invest in High Quality Bearings | SLS Bearings

September 07, 2021 by SLS

Bearings are precision components with a crucial role in manufacturing, so knowing how to find quality bearings in Singapore is vital. Being tasked with ensuring minimal friction between constant moving parts can heavily wear on small components like the bearing. And, whether you choose ball bearings or roller bearings to suit your transmission loads, the quality of your bearings will still be critical to reducing downtime and ensuring the continued running of your machinery. Being the leading[...]

categories: Product- Bearings

The Many Uses of Roller Bearings in Different Machines

August 19, 2021 by SLS

As we all might know, a roller bearing is a mechanical component that supports connecting and rotating shafts to help with movement and mobilization within machinery. In short, it’s a metal element used to reduce friction and accomplish crucial versatility from radial, axial and thrust loads.

categories: Product- Bearings

What Are O-Rings? Where and Why Are They Used?

August 04, 2021 by SLS

One of the questions we often receive is around O-rings and how they are used.  This article will discuss everything you need to know about O-rings and its systems. 

categories: Product- Non-Bearings

What Are Round Belts Used For?

July 14, 2021 by SLS

For operation, the belts rely on friction to effectively transmit power between wheels, cogs, sprockets, pulleys and more through the drive of a motor. The function in an industrial setting such as textiles, food processing, packaging, chemical plants and so on, is to be able to maintain even power distribution throughout live roller conveyors.

categories: Product- Non-Bearings

Belt Length Measuring Technique For a Successful Replacement

May 28, 2021 by SLS

A belt is a crucial component for ensuring a mechanical system works seamlessly in transferring power and movement from one pulley or sprocket to another. This typically occurs in the case of one pulley being attached to a power or motor source and the other being attached to other processes in the conveyor belt chain that continue output and workflow in an industrial sense. However, drive belts, whether they’re V-shaped belts, round belts, toothed belts or flat belts will wear over time. Some[...]

categories: Product- Non-Bearings

What Causes Roller Bearings to Fail and Break?

May 10, 2021 by SLS

Roller bearings are small components of a mechanical process calling for the combination of two parts with frictionless resistance. While cheap as a part, their failure can be the root cause of thousands in downtime. This frictionless resistance (or, more so, friction-reduced resistance) is a critical part to ensuring infrastructure remains consistent with low assessments for damage. This is because, typically, a ball bearing or roller bearing in Singapore will feature an inner ring with[...]

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