Interview with Dr. Jens Dörner, European R&D Director at NSK DEUTSCHLAND GMBH

NSK’s mission statement is to “contribute to a safer, smoother society and to help protect the global environment through its innovative technology integrating Motion & Control™”. Please explain what this means and how this is continually achieved at NSK? To answer this in detail, we must look at the way NSK conducts its research and… 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

Exclusive Interview with Florian Hudelmaier, Managing Director at Wieland Group

The Bearing Show interviewed Florain Hudelmaier, Managing Director at Wieland Group. They discussed how Wieland have remained at the forefront of the industry, how they are achieving sustainability goals and what attendees should expect to see at their stand at the show.

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