Our Thrust Bearings Have a New Color!

We’re excited to announce a change is coming to our line of thrust bearings.

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How to Select a Speed Reducer for Your Next Design or Project

When designing a speed reducer, no matter the application, it is vital that you provide your supplier with complete and accurate information. Gathering that information can be time-consuming, and it can be easy to miss key specifications or measurements without a tool to keep you organized.

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Pulleys for Timing Belts

timing belt pulleys

To understand what makes an ideal timing pulley it’s often best to begin with understanding how the the product is manufactured.

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Real World Thrust Bearing Applications

Thrust bearings turn up in a lot of places. From valves to pressure gauges to surgical tools, thrust bearings make their way into a wide variety of industries and applications. Over the years we’ve had the opportunity to work with a number of companies that represent a vast array of thrust bearing applications so we thought we’d share with you some of those specific, real-world applications.

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Three Pulley Applications That Got It Right

Whether an application calls for a custom pulley solution or just a reliable pulley, finding the right pulley for the job is essential to the success of the application. Over the years we’ve helped a lot of companies find their perfect pulley solution, and we wanted to share with you some of their stories so you can see the diversity of pulley applications and solutions!

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Compact Worm Gear Reducer Reduces Component Cost Without Sacrificing Quality

For companies looking for a compact worm gear reducer often the choice comes down to costly solutions with features that aren’t necessary or sacrificing needed features for a budget-friendly solution. Custom solutions can simply be too costly or time-consuming to be a real option.

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Using Timing Pulleys to Deliver Amazing Motion Simulation

Have you ever wondered what if would be like to drive a Formula 1 car at Grand Prix de Monaco?  On the back straightaway, 150 mph, downshifting into a hairpin turn, engine screaming at 9,000 rpm, 110 mph into the turn - powering through at 130 mph into the straightway, 120 yards to the next turn - moving at 63 yards per second, 1.9 seconds to be ready...

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Stainless Steel vs. Carbon Steel Bearings | What is The Difference?

Two common construction materials are carbon steel and stainless steel for bearings. Bearings are common machine elements that are designed to reduce the friction between moving parts and constrain motion to only the desired motion. Ball bearings and roller bearings ...

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Speed Reducer vs. Gearbox | What is a Gearbox? Compare Both Today With Torque

We’ve come across a lot of questions recently about gearboxes and speed reducers. So, in this article, we’ll pull together all the info you need to understand speed reducers and gearboxes.

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What Is A Gearbox? | What Is A Right-Angle Drive? | Torque Transmission

Over the years we’ve received questions about nearly every aspect of the gearbox selection process. One of the questions we’ve had a few times is, “What is a right-angle gearbox or a right-angle drive?” Or, more specifically, “How is a right-angle gearbox or drive different from a speed reducer or other types of gearboxes?”

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