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Industrial Automation: 4 Key Highlights from SLS’ Participation in ITAP 2022

November 21, 2022 by SLS

The Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific (ITAP) is one of Asia’s leading trade events for the manufacturing and industrial sector with a focus on Industry 4.0. The fifth edition, ITAP 2022, was held on 18 to 20 October 2022 at the Singapore EXPO.

categories: News and Events

Pneumatic vs Hydraulic Systems: What's the Difference?

October 17, 2022 by SLS

Hydraulic and pneumatic systems are required for various tasks in different industries. But before using either system, one needs to understand the mechanical difference between them. Let's take a closer look at the difference between hydraulic and pneumatic machines.

categories: Product- Non-Bearings

Jurong Innovation District - Singapore's advanced manufacturing hub

September 20, 2022 by SLS

Jurong Innovation District (JID) is a next-generation business hub that offers a unique value proposition for businesses and technology partners. JID is developed by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and supported by government partnerships. Being Singapore's first District designed with an integrated manufacturing approach, with new advanced testing facilities and urban innovations to serve prospective manufacturers.

categories: News and Events, Industry

Differences Between Single Row and Double Row Ball Bearings

August 10, 2022 by SLS

A ball bearings is a rolling-element bearing that relies on balls to keep the bearing races apart. A ball bearing's job is to decrease rotational friction while also supporting radial and axial stresses. Ball bearings have been around for hundreds of years and have been utilized in various applications — intended to accommodate thrust and radial stresses in everything from hard drives to skateboards. On the other hand, ball bearings are also often used in situations with lower pressures.

categories: Bearings, Product- Bearings, Ball Bearings

Hydraulic Accumulators

August 02, 2022 by SLS

Accumulator is installed in hydraulic systems with the idea of conserving or storing energy and smoothening pulsations as efficiently as possible. These are energy-storing devices. They are quite similar to rechargeable batteries that are used in electrical systems. These store and release energy in the form of pressurized fluids and are widely used to improve hydraulic system's efficiency. Accumulator is a pressure vessel that keeps compressed gas (nitrogen) and compressed hydraulic fluid. The[...]

categories: Hydraulics, Product- Non-Bearings

How Machine Bearings are Revolutionizing Industry

April 04, 2022 by SLS

Also known as mechanical bearings, these rolling elements are revolutionizing a multitude of industrial machinery from food to energy and beyond. As Asia's Number 1 mechanical component distributor, the team at SLS Bearings is here to talk about all the ways bearings can and do revolutionize industries around the world. From general ball bearings and roller bearings, these mechanical components are taking the axial loads and radial loads required to help increase the speed, efficiency and power[...]

categories: Bearings

The Importance of Bearing Maintenance

December 01, 2021 by SLS

Predictive maintenance services should always encompass bearing usage and operation to ensure the continued and effective running of your mechanical components. Bearings, while only a fractional and relatively inexpensive component of the entire mechanical operation, hold the highest dispensation for downtime and can be the root cause for many operational failures without the correct maintenance schedule applied. So, it’s vital to be aware of the importance of predictive maintenance services on[...]

categories: Bearing Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance

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[...]

categories: Product- Bearings

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.

categories: Service

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