Understanding Power Transmission: An In-Depth Guide

When you hear the words “power transmission,” what do you think of? Most people think of automobiles. But mechanical power transmission is much more than that– in fact, it’s everywhere you look.  What is Power Transmission?   At its core, power transmission is simply the movement of energy from one place to the next. That energy […]

How to Choose the Right Bearing for Your Application

Manufactured needle bearings move in a linear fashion along a conveyor.

Bearings carry the weight of the world, acting as essential components of every kind of conveying you can imagine. But all bearings aren’t created equal! Choosing the right type of bearing for your application will make a big difference in the efficiency and longevity of your equipment. Different applications need different bearings to handle various […]

The 3 Biggest Conveying Challenges in Food and Beverage Processing

Bottles of an orange liquid are conveyed through a clean industrial facility.

If you work in food and beverage processing, you know that there are unique challenges to overcome. Between high sanitation standards, frequent equipment washdowns, and potential food contamination, there’s a lot to manage.  In this article, we’ll examine these challenges, and how to handle them. We’ll also explore how Timken’s innovative products can provide solutions […]

Why Your Bearings Are Better With Seals

A photo of a series of sealed roller bearings against a white background. They're lined up from smallest to largest.

You wouldn’t leave the windows open in your car when it’s raining. So why would you want to leave your bearings exposed to contaminants? That’s where seals come in.  In this article, we’ll discuss how bearing seals work, why they are important, and lastly, we’ll examine a sealed spherical roller bearing that stands above rest. […]

How Automation Can Protect Your Bearings

An image of various types of roller bearings.

Bearings are unsung heroes, quite literally bearing the weight of relentless motion in industrial systems. They play a critical role in transferring loads, reducing friction between moving parts, and facilitating smooth operation. Their failure can be a big problem– leading to downtime you don’t want or need.  One of the best ways to keep your […]

What to Expect During an Industrial Bearing Installation

Rotor shaft and bearing for electric motor , Overhaul electric motor and change new bearing for electric motor onsite service

Bearings are an essential component for many pieces of machinery and equipment. When it comes to the service life of bearings, the brand and model quality are important, but proper bearing installation is even more crucial. This guide will lay out what is involved in a quality bearing installation from expert bearing installers and which […]

A Guide to 5 Crucial Types of Bearings for Optimal Performance

5 Essential Types of Bearings

In the world of engineering, the significance of bearings cannot be overstated. These small yet mighty components play a crucial role in various applications, ensuring smooth and efficient operation of machinery. As we delve into the different types of bearings, TRITAN® Precision Power Transmission Components stands at the forefront, offering expertise and innovative solutions. In […]

Timken® Self-Aligning Mounted Bearings Offer Superior Strength and Sealing

Designed for mills, mines, power plants and other unforgiving environments. If dirt and debris are costing you downtime, a stronger mounted bearing solution might be the answer. Timken® Self-Aligning Tapered Roller Bearing Housed Units are designed for applications from aggregate and steel to mining and power generation. This self-aligning tapered roller bearing housed units feature […]

Beat Downtime with Dodge® Food Grade Products

Food producers, don’t let corrosive agents, moisture, or harsh-cleaning chemicals impact your operations. With the average recall costing $10 million, it’s time to reconsider if your current equipment can protect you from unnecessary downtime and expensive repairs.  That’s where Dodge® Food Safe products can help. This IBT supplier offers industry-leading Dodge Food Safe ball bearings […]

Are Your Bearings Really Considered ‘FoodSafe™’?

Consumer expectations and stringent health regulations increasingly challenge food manufacturers to guarantee higher food grade and hygiene standards. However, harsh chemicals and high-pressure sprays used in clean-in-place (CIP) procedures can quickly deteriorate product reliability. To avoid recalls costing up to $10 million, on average, producers must take a proactive approach to control and prevent foodborne […]