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Fenaflex Tyre Coupling Installation

Fenaflex™ Tyre Coupling by Fenner Fenaflex Tyre Couplings are highly elastic, lubrication free couplings that tolerate large amounts of misalignment in all planes as well as offering simple installation and inspection without disrupting the drive. The Fenaflex coupling also has excellent shock absorbing properties while reducing vibration and torsional oscillations. -Simple time saving installation – […]


Ball screw vs Lead screw: Differences and Benefits

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 their structure. A ball screw assembly is made up of a screw shaft […]

Our cam followers are used in virtually all industries. Find out what makes them special.

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 can vary widely- how the cams are shaped will determine the fluidity and […]

Ceramic Bearings VS Steel- Are Ceramic bearings worth the price?

  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 to better performance on bicycles or skateboards/ longboards? If you are looking for answers to these questions, […]

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

  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 ball) and the sliding contact surface which is usually either a shaft, screw shaft or rail. This barrier reduces […]

Top Five Errors that people make in using Linear Guides

  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 performance of the linear guide speed, and in serious cases, cause friction and damage the linear guide […]

Engineers are choosing this material over stainless steel. Find out why.

  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 nickel content present in them. Most stainless steel alloys contain at least 18% chromium. When chromium is exposed […]

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