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

4 Fascinating Facts About Hydraulics

June 30, 2021 by Sabrina Quek

Hydraulics may be one of the most important inventions in the modern world. They are used in a variety of ways, impacting everything we do in our life, from machines used for construction and agriculture, to the cars that we drive and food that we eat. Indeed, without hydraulics, our world would be a very different place.   Hydraulics may not be a very well known topic to some, while others would associate it with just the industrial sector. However, there are more surprising facts when it[...]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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