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Timken Acquires Lovejoy Inc.

Timken Acquires Lovejoy Inc.

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, July 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Timken Company, the world leader in tapered roller bearings, today announced that it has acquired Lovejoy, Inc., a manufacturer of premium industrial couplings and universal joints, for approximately $66 million. For the 12 months ending March 31, 2016, Lovejoy sales were approximately $56 million. “The acquisition…

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Guide to Selecting & Replacing Synchronous Belts

Guide to Selecting & Replacing Synchronous Belts

Just as we now consider rotary dial phones archaic, so are many installed synchronous belt drives. That they continue to operate is testimony to their durability—but that should not prevent you from taking advantage of newer synchronous belt drive technology that can improve equipment design, efficiency, and field installations. Synchronous belt technology has taken a…

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5 Common Motor Myths

5 Common Motor Myths

by Stephen Mraz in A Skeptical Engineer Electric motors are incredibly common in manufacturing and many engineers are well-versed in their operation and principles. But the average consumer, and even a few non-electrical engineers are unaware that what they think is true about motors and efficiency just isn’t true. Here are five of the more common…

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Renold Online Chain Selector for Any Application

Renold Online Chain Selector for Any Application

Specify the right chain for any given application using this free online tool that is easy to use and does not require software installation or user registration. www.renoldchainselector.com Determining the right chain for an application can be time-consuming and difficult and selecting wrong can lead to shortened working life, increased maintenance, and costly repairs. Engineers and specifiers are tasked with correctly choosing the…

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Industrial Supply Magazine Article Features ISC Companies

Industrial Supply Magazine Article Features ISC Companies

From bearings and PT products, to machining and fabrication, ISC Companies offers true turnkey solutions. Take a walk through most distribution companies and you often feel a strong sense of déjà vu. This been-there-seen-that feeling occurs because most distribution facilities are very much alike. While they focus on unique marketplaces, they tend to sell the…

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Food Grade H1 Lubricants Reduce Contamination Threats in Food and Beverage Manufacturing

Food Grade H1 Lubricants Reduce Contamination Threats in Food and Beverage Manufacturing

Food production consists of different types of equipment including pumps, mixers, chain drives, tanks, pipes, conveyors, compressors, automatic doors and many other units and systems—all of which need lubrication to work properly and safely. Plant managers realize that different machines require different types of lubricant and that stocking, tracking, and deploying lubricants effectively are critical…

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Dodge Imperial ISAF Bearings

Dodge Imperial ISAF Bearings

Ideally suited for large bulk handling conveyors, the Dodge hydraulically-assisted ISAF bearing is easy to install and remove, features two superior sealing systems, and has housings and inner units made of ductile iron for added strength. The ISAF (8” and larger shaft sizes) utilizes a built-in hydraulically-assisted, adapter-mounted installation and removal system. To install, slip…

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