Month: April 2017

The Versatility of Couplings

Blog | April 24th, 2017

Coupling versatility is today’s topic. There’s an extensive range of shaft connecting devices on the engineering market, chief among which is the clamping mechanism. This is a cylindrical mechanism that mates two perfectly aligned shafts. It uses screws and keying assemblies to lock two spinning drive shafts, but what happens when these two rotating rods […]

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Bronze Bushings and Bearings: What are they?

Blog | April 10th, 2017

Bronze bushings and bearings are fabricated from an amalgamated pairing, an alloying technique that blends copper with tin. The bright, reddish-brown alloy favours its coppery heritage, but tin and a number of other additives gift this special rolling element family with other exceptional features. Among those features, a self-lubricating capacity must stand head-and-shoulders above all […]

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