The Trouble With Silicon Carbide
Mechanical Carbon Materials for Food Applications
Extending the Life of Pump Bearings Through Maintenance and Technology
Ceramic Matrix Composite Bearings Protect Pumps from Harsh Running Conditions This material stands up to pump upsets such as cavitation and dry running.
Pushing Fluid Machinery Leads to Frequent Failures (Third of Four Parts)
Proper Bearing Maintenance Is Critical from Start to Finish From storage to dismounting, every aspect of a bearing’s service life can impact its performance and reliability.
How to Protect Pumps from Costly Rotor Vibrations
Ceramic Matrix Composite Bearings Protect Pumps from Harsh Running Conditions The material stands up to pump upsets such as cavitation and dry running.
Grounded Variable Frequency Drives Balance Harmful Stray Currents Discharges flowing through the bearings put motors at risk.
Close Inspection Solves High Thrust Bearing Temperature Problem Careful analysis identified the issue with this multistage, oil transfer pump.
The Right Seal & Lubricant Combination Can Prevent Bearing Contamination Lip and labyrinth seals provide protection in harsh oil and gas applications.
6 Refinery Pump Maintenance Tips Outside lubrication experts help improve protocols and minimize downtime.
Canned Magnetic Bearings Minimize Corrosion in Oil & Gas Processing Safely immerse motor compressors in process gas without risking costly damage.
Prevent Bearing Misalignment Properly aligned bearings can be critical to the life and health of pumps.
How to Find a Solution for Bearing Currents The best option for preventing bearing currents depends on the source of the problem.
Gain Insights by Analyzing Top-of-Motor Vibration (Part 1 of 2) Use a mathematical model that estimates vibration at the top bearing of a motor used on a vertical, wet-pit, column type pump.
Save Money with Thermoplastic Composite Bearings in Vertical Water Pumps A northeast Germany refinery increased its MTBF by upgrading eight pumps.
Bearings & Seals Boost Pump Performance Appropriate equipment selection and best-practice maintenance procedures can make a difference in reliability, service life and production.
SKF Bearing Factory in Ahmedabad, India, Awarded LEED Gold Certification
Active Magnetic Bearings Provide Harsh Conditions Solution A Russian oil & gas company produces a compressor station to maximize pipeline capacity.
Custom-Engineered Bearing Isolator Resolves Long-Time Leakage This equipment eliminated a SAG copper mill gearbox’s maintenance issues resulting from contact lip seals that had a short and unreliable service life.
Bearing Minimum Loads, Stuffing Boxes for Rotodynamic Vertical Pumps & Rotary Pump Operating Temperature
New Technology Solves Aftermarket Parts Problems Mapping and testing ensure proper fit and function of replacement parts.
How to Calculate the EHL Oil Film Parameter To optimize the lubrication of a bearing, proper oil viscosity selection is essential.
Saving Energy with Bearing Isolators
Mitigate Electrical Bearing Damage in Vertical Pump Motors A shaft grounding ring and ceramic insulation can improve motor bearing life when VFDs are used.
Reduce Thrust Bearing 
Operating Temperatures Three design techniques can lower the operating temperature of hot running, 
tilting-pad thrust bearings.
Troubleshooting Bearings: A Structured Approach
Hydraulic Institute Pump FAQs March 2010
Extending Motor Bearing Life
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