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Featuring Support Rail Units (SBR, TBR) series by SNB...

February 27, 2023

Established in Singapore since 2012, SNB is the world-leading manufacturer of linear motion systems and automation components. What makes SNB stand out from other manufacturers in this ever-growing industry is their reliability in their product quali...

Shafttech Recommendations: Two HIGH-PERFORMANCE Industrial B...

January 24, 2023

Fenner belt drives are guaranteed to deliver the most reliable and efficient performance in any environment with knife-cutting technology. We have gone ahead and laid out the benefits of highest performing Fenner industrial belts for you:  The Fenne...

STAF Taiwan announces new and bigger IoT Factory...

December 5, 2022

With rising global demand and rapid industrialisation, automation sectors have been experiencing a bottleneck in the supply of raw materials in the past couple of years. To cope with the demand, the leading manufacturer for linear motion in Taiwan, S...

Shafttech launches Actuators, Motorised Stages for Semicondu...

October 28, 2022

Industry 4.0 and Factory Automation Industry 4.0 represents the fourth revolution of industrialisation, where automation takes the front seat in enhancing factory processes, data and machine learning. Using the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), f...

Shafttech is now the distributor for ESCO Couplings from Eur...

September 8, 2022

The ESCO brand ESCO is a family business specialized in developing, designing, and manufacturing gear couplings and disc couplings for the entire industrial market. ESCO is now known as one of the world’s highest quality manufacturer of couplings. ...

Fenner UK – Partner of Shafttech Malaysia...

August 25, 2022

Fenner and Shafttech The Fenner® brand was founded in 1861 with over 150 years of history. Subsequently Fenner was acquired by ERIKS Group, further strengthening their conveyor belting products and services to industrial customers. Shafttech Power ...

Ball screw vs Lead screw: Differences and Benefits...

July 26, 2022

Structural Differences Ball screws and lead screws are common parts used in linear motion systems. The general function of both is the same – to translate rotary motion to linear motion down a screw shaft. Now let us discuss the differences in thei...

Our cam followers are used in virtually all industries. Find...

July 14, 2022

What are cam followers? A cam follower, or cam follower bearing, work together with a cam to translate rotary motion to linear movement. The cam rotates and pushes the cam follower along, creating a repeated linear motion. The cam profiles or shapes ...

Ceramic Bearings VS Steel- Are Ceramic bearings worth the pr...

April 13, 2022

  What are the benefits of Ceramic bearings versus steel? Why do ceramic bearings cost more? Are hybrid ceramic bearings better than steel bearings? How does ceramic ball bearings compare to stainless steel? Does using ceramic bearings translate...

Linear Bearing Lubrication – Tips on what to use and how t...

April 5, 2022

  Choosing the right lubrication and ensuring sufficient lubrication are vital factors in prolonging the lifespan of linear motion applications. When a linear apparatus is lubricated, it creates a barrier between the rolling element (e.g. steel ...

Top Five Errors that people make in using Linear Guides...

March 7, 2022

  1. Misalignment in parallelism Linear guides are often used in a two-rail system, where rail parallelism plays an important part in ensuring accuracy. When the rails are not installed with proper alignment, it will severely affect the performa...

Engineers are choosing this material over stainless steel. F...

February 21, 2022

  What is Stainless Steel? Stainless steel is widely favoured across industries for anti-corrosion properties. So how does stainless steel prevent itself from rusting and acid corrosion? This is due to the high concentration of chromium and nick...


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