SDT Solutions – Low-speed Bearing Monitoring: The Solution is Ultrasound

Bearings are widely used in industrial applications and considered as crucial component. Bearing failures, when not detected in time, are responsible for unscheduled shutdowns and, therefore, expensive downtime. They may even lead to catastrophic breakdowns. For high-speed bearings, different established techniques are commonly integrated in a PdM (Predictive Maintenance) program: vibration, temperature measurement, wear debris… Continue

Exhibitor Press Release: JESA SA

JESA SA, is a company specialized in the design, development and production of customized bearings and integrated bearing assemblies. The company was founded by Joseph Egger in 1969 and begun trading in ball bearings before starting its own bearing production factory in 1971. JESA markets its solutions worldwide in sectors as varied as the automotive,… Continue

Bearings from NKE for wind turbine gearboxes and generators

Steyr, Austria, March 2022. NKE Austria GmbH designs and manufactures bearings for wind turbine gearboxes and generators. Built to last: highest-quality bearings for wind turbines Wind turbines cannot be serviced easily. This is why the components of the gearbox, especially the bearings, must be exceptionally reliable. The most common bearings used in a wind gearbox… Continue

Precision Lubrication with LUBExpert; SDT Ultrasounds Solutions

Implementation of an ultrasonic lubrication program in a paper mill to acoustically grease bearings right. The LUBExpert system has allowed the maintenance team to shift away from unreliable calendar-based lubrication to on-condition lubrication with instant feedback to the technician as each bearing is greased. Dryer section felt rolls – previously greased on a time-based schedule… Continue

NKE Austria Appoints New Managing Director, Matthias Ortner

Steyr, Austria, March 2022. Bearing specialist NKE Austria GmbH has a new Managing Director: Matthias Ortner, previously the Deputy Managing Director, was appointed Managing Director of the Steyr-based bearing manufacturer with effect from 2022. “In this role, Matthias Ortner will continue to drive NKE Austria’s business operations forward in the same proven, reliable manner, while… Continue

SDT Ultrasound Solutions Explain Bearing Grease Management Using Ultrasound

Greasing of bearings using ultrasound, often described as best practice, helps us understand how much grease needs to be applied. Ultrasound is a good measure of friction – too little or too much grease in a bearing produces elevated friction levels. Using ultrasound, the right quantity of grease is determined by assessing the levels. SDT… Continue

Europe’s First Free to Attend Exhibition and Conference for the Bearing Industry Launches in 2022

The Bearing Show, co-located with Lubricant Expo is Europe’s first free-to-attend exhibition and conference bringing together the entire bearing value chain and end-user industries. This unique event is taking place on the 6 – 8 September 2022 at the leading exhibition venue Messe Essen in Germany. The location and unique format of the event means… Continue