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[...]

categories: Product- Bearings

4 Key Questions to Ask Before Getting Started With Collaborative Robots

April 28, 2021 by SLS & UR

Small and mid-sized manufacturers can be especially hard hit by sudden changes such as economic volatility, intense competitive pressure, seasonal demands or even an unexpected global crisis, like the current COVID-19 pandemic. 

categories: Service, Product- Non-Bearings

The Different Types of Bearing Materials

April 15, 2021 by SLS

Finding the right bearing for industrial applications is vital to ensuring high-level production, low-level downtime, secure maintenance programs and a long-factory life. After all, almost every moving part in a machine, be it a car or the factory floor, needs to have fitted roller bearings and ball bearings in order to reduce friction, smoothen the motion, reduce costs with automation and better the longevity of the moving parts as a whole. Being the selected bearing supplier in Singapore, SLS[...]

categories: Product- Bearings

Things to Know about Sinker EDM Machining

March 31, 2021 by Laurice Avery

EDM or spark machining may use brass wires or electrodes for electrical discharge machining. This process creates sparks that are emitted by electrodes or wires. It erodes some of the materials to make specific parts of machinery, cars, and appliances.

categories: Industry, Engineering

Bearing Maintenance Best Practice: Packing a Tapered Roller Bearing with Grease

March 29, 2021 by SLS & Timken

Proper lubrication greatly increases the life of bearings, especially in adverse conditions. Therefore, it is important to apply the correct lubrication practices to prevent premature bearing failure.  In this guide is the endorsed instructions for tapered roller bearing lubrication. But before we delve into that, let's take a quick look at the overview of tapered roller bearings. 

categories: Product- Bearings

Why Are Ball Bearings Used in Machines?

March 10, 2021 by SLS

Everywhere throughout industry, and everywhere moving parts are operational, it’s likely there’s a need for constant velocity joints. Especially in the case of connecting both stagnant and moving parts in need of removing friction impairment.

categories: Product- Bearings

Predictive Maintenance Program To Prolong Electric Motor Lifespan And Prevent Failure

February 23, 2021 by SLS

We all know that it is important to properly look after our equipment and carry out maintenance where necessary, especially on electric motors, due its delicate parts that require service in order to work properly. Therefore, in order to prolong its service lifespan and prevent premature failure, it is absolutely critical that the right motor maintenance program is selected.

categories: Predictive Maintenance, Service

Electromechanical Actuators and Pillars for Optimal Patient Positioning in the Healthcare Industry

February 09, 2021 by SLS & Ewellix

Electromechanical actuators and pillars perform vital motion and positioning roles in hospitals, diagnostic centers, and outpatient healthcare facilities. They are integrated into surgical tables, medical procedure chairs, and similar end-use equipment requiring controlled, safe, and repeatable patient positioning. They are commonly specified for their load capacity to perform push or pull movements, vertical lifting, and/or patient tilting functions.

categories: Product- Non-Bearings

How to Maintain Your Trailer Wheel Bearings for Long Life

January 26, 2021 by SLS & Timken

For proper truck maintenance, there is a checklist of equipment-maintenance items to review before hitting the road. In most cases, the standard list includes oil levels and tire pressure, while trailer wheel maintenance is often forgotten. Checking the bearings inside the wheel mount to see if they need replacement or service is critically important to safe trailer operation. Here’s a step-by-step guide to maintaining these important pieces of trailer equipment during your annual maintenance[...]

categories: Product- Bearings

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

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