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Author: Katie Pullen | Category: Gear
Planetary gearing is known for its high ratio potential, compact design, and ruggedness. Learn what a planetary gear is, how it functions, and what applications typically use planetary gearboxes.
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Author: Chris Cowins | Category: Energy, Gear
Learn how a chemical processor used the Falk CT-Series Gearbox to help improve continuous uptime by 36% and solve common challenges in cooling tower applications.
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Author: Dale Stallard | Category: Bearings
Due to the high temperatures within a furnace application, the shafts that extend through the furnace will grow significantly in length. This heat will also travel down the shaft to the bearings, subjecting them to higher-than-normal operating temperatures. In addition, maintaining proper atmosphere within the furnace is critical to effective operation.
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Author: Mike Martin | Category: Bearings
Adapter mounted/concentric mounted bearings are found throughout the steel industry. Rexnord provides industry-leading shaft mounting mechanisms that not only provide superior grip force but also offer easy installation and removal.
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Author: Mark Czubak | Category: Bearings
From heat, to water, chemicals and extremely abrasive contamination, the steel industry offers some of the toughest environments that can threaten bearing life. The question is, “How can we reduce the effects of these factors?” Simply put, with proper bearing seals.
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Author: Marlon Casey | Category: Bearings
When considering a bearing for their application, an end user engineer will generally select a bearing based on its basic dynamic load rating, speed limit, dynamic/static alignment, bearing carry thrust load, and of course, price.
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Author: Jason Ludwig | Category: Bearings
Our Rex and Link-Belt mounted spherical roller bearings allow for easy, field-adjustable clearance simply by tightening or loosening a threaded cover. This eliminates the need for a specialized clearance bearing. And it’s just one of the key advantages our products offer to help reduce lead time for custom bearings.
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Author: Marlon Casey | Category: Bearings
For industrial fan and blower applications, heavy-duty ball bearings, like the Rexnord Link-Belt Series 300, deliver high capacity, high speed and minimal vibration with less maintenance and turnover than roller bearings. Let’s look at the key advantages, as well as head-to-head test results.
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Author: Mike Martin | Category: Bearings
Rexnord bearings are found in a wide range of applications under the fan and blower umbrella, from applications such as beverage air conveyors, cooling towers and cement dust removal fans, among others.
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Author: Mark Czubak | Category: Bearings
On commercial fans and blowers, a large portion of the spherical roller bearings are mounted pillow blocks. Pillow blocks are convenient and offer an array of options to suit most applications. In general, pillow blocks come in two types: split housed solid housed.