MachineBuilding.net Technical Articles Index
Wear of rolling bearings: signs, causes & remedies
Wear of rolling bearings appears in many different forms. In this article, Dr Steve Lacey, Engineering Manager at Schaeffler UK, describes the principle types and causes of rolling bearing wear, as well as guidance on remedial action.
Adhesives and fasteners guide from WDS
One of the most common needs in engineering is to join two or more parts together. Usually, the main requirement is for a secure and long-lasting bond, although the ability to undo the joint at will is not uncommon. Here, John Marshall, Technical Engineer at WDS Component Parts reviews the relative merits of various fastener and adhesive options.
Brakes and clutches: the defining element
Brakes and clutches are often the defining element in the operation and productivity of driven machinery. However, they are frequently taken for granted, so here, Mike Hemming, Engineering Manager at Matrix International in Scotland redresses the balance.