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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Schaeffler introduces GS1-standard data matrix codes and a 100% rate of return for reconditioned axlebox bearings
The serialised marking of axlebox bearings according to the GS1 standard is now becoming the standard within the sector. Schaeffler has made the relevant...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Top five factors to consider when selecting a drive controller for highly automated, safety-oriented machines
When choosing a drive controller for highly automated process plant and machines, a number of factors should be considered, including functional safety, real time communications, ease of...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
OT security – are you ready?
In today’s connected world, with the Industrial Internet of Things and increased adoption of industry 4.0, businesses must deal with more and more connected devices. Security is key to...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, December 06, 2018
Schaeffler acquires Elmotec Statomat GmbH
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, December 06, 2018. Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has concluded a contract to acquire Elmotec Statomat Holding GmbH...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, December 06, 2018
New generation of TAROL axlebox bearings: optimised design offers shorter mounting times and lower frictional torques
Safe and cost effective operation in rail applications begins with the mounting process. This is where Schaeffler’s optimised FAG TAROL tapered roller bearing units for...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
The importance of choosing the right filter to suit your measurement application
When selecting sensors for displacement, position, distance and profile measurement tasks, engineers should consider the various types of sensor filtering...
   
   
   
   
Monday, December 03, 2018
First ZF wind turbine gearboxes equipped with a Schaeffler cloud connection go into operation
ZF Friedrichshafen and Schaeffler are collaborating to develop new solutions for predicting the operating life of wind turbine gearbox components based on the actual...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Versatile monitoring for rotor bearings: critical operating conditions identified, bearing damage prevented and operating costs reduced
How can typical rolling bearing damage in wind turbines, particularly in wind turbine rotor bearing supports, be identified early and even prevented altogether? Schaeffler...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Rail 4.0: Schaeffler and ZF announce rail condition monitoring collaboration
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, November 22, 2018. To coincide with InnoTrans 2018, Schaeffler and ZF signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate between the...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Schaeffler and Perpetuum plan a flat rate for axlebox bearings
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, November 15, 2018. Schaeffler AG and Perpetuum, a remote condition monitoring systems specialist in the rail sector, plan to revolutionise...
   
   
   
   
Monday, November 12, 2018
FAG Black Series radial insert ball bearings and housing units are robust, reliable, low maintenance and easy-to-mount
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, November 13, 2018. Schaeffler has seen an increase in demand for its FAG Black Series of housing units, which are manufactured to Japanese Industrial...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Glamox supplies lighting to Martin Linge Floating Storage and Offloading vessel in the North Sea
As part of a major conversion project, lighting solutions specialist Glamox has supplied a variety of LED lighting to the former shuttle tanker Hanne Knutsen, which is now operating on the Martin Linge...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Predictive maintenance of rail traction motors using depot-based vibration monitoring on underfloor wheel lathes
Ian Pledger, Service Engineer at Schaeffler UK, describes the results of a series of studies involving depot-based condition monitoring of railway traction motors using...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Schaeffler adjusts 2018 full-year guidance
HERZOGENAURACH, October 31, 2018. Schaeffler AG, Herzogenaurach (ISIN DE000SHA0159, WKN SHA015) has decided to adjust its full year 2018 guidance...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Steel producer installs condition monitoring solution from Schaeffler to help prevent unscheduled stoppages to critical furnace deflection rolls
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, October 30, 2018. By installing Schaeffler SmartCheck condition monitoring devices on its furnace deflection rolls, steel producer ArcelorMittal has...
   
   
   
   
Monday, October 29, 2018
Compact, energy efficient drives provide real time motor control and integrated functional safety
KEB Automation has extended its drives portfolio with a new range of high performance single-axis drive controllers that are extremely compact, energy efficient and flexible for a wide variety of control...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Schaeffler engineers an innovative bearing solution for vertical lift bridge
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, October 23, 2018. Schaeffler has engineered and supplied 67 cylindrical roller bearings for one of the busiest and geographically important bridges...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Machine Tool 4.0 – turning vision into reality
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, October 16, 2018. As a global automotive and industrial supplier, Schaeffler is digitally transforming its entire business, which involves the...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, October 11, 2018
High precision custom engineered bearings ensure reliability of satellite reaction wheels
Increasing numbers of smaller, more cost effective telecommunications satellites are being launched into the Earth’s orbit, which has led to a growing need for high...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Spherical roller bearings offer higher reliability in heavy duty applications
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, October 09, 2018. Schaeffler is seeing an increase in demand for its robust, high performance range of spherical roller bearings, which are suitable for...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Micro-Epsilon to showcase its colour sensors at Advanced Engineering 2018
At the Advanced Engineering Show (31st October – 1st November 2018) at the NEC, Birmingham, Micro-Epsilon UK (stand F40) will showcase its full range of sensor...
   
   
   
   
Monday, September 24, 2018
Connect, secure and analyse your distributed assets: visit the M.A.C. Solutions stand at the Advanced Engineering Show
At the Advanced Engineering Show (31st October – 1st November 2018) at the NEC, Birmingham, experts from M.A.C. Solutions (stand CM54) will be on hand to provide advice and guidance for...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
KEB Automation launches modular, compact, energy efficient control system for hybrid and electric vehicle auxiliary drives
KEB Automation has launched a modular, scalable combined drive & controller system for hybrid and electric vehicles. The system can be adapted to suit specific customer requirements and associated...
   
   
   
   
Monday, September 17, 2018
Safe communication with KUKA and KEB
Industry 4.0 combines production with the latest modern information technology and automation systems. This is based on intelligent, digitally linked systems that connect plant and machinery....
   
   
   
   
Thursday, September 06, 2018
Micro-Epsilon to demonstrate five of the best at the Engineering Design Show
At the Engineering Design Show (17th October – 18th October 2018) at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, Micro-Epsilon UK (stand D10) will showcase its full range of sensor...