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NSKHPS Series Bearings deliver a high performance standard for load capacities, limiting speeds and operating life across an expanded range of types and sizes.
The supply of oxygen to four aeration tanks is now handled by five centrally controlled turbocompressors.
Alternative bearing options can enhance reliability and increase energy efficiency.
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NSK has expanded the size range of its NSKHPS™ spherical roller bearings.
End users must understand the conditions that lead to early bearing failure to choose the best technology for their needs.
Achieve pump and motor longevity by providing proper storage, avoiding pre-service damage, and conducting sound handling and maintenance procedures.
Modern labyrinth bearing protection seals can protect precision elements from contamination.
This equipment exploits the elasticity of synthetic rubber and ensures stable bearing behavior.
A thermoplastic composition in abrasive applications helped bearings meet end user specifications.
This material stands up to pump upsets such as cavitation and dry running.
From storage to dismounting, every aspect of a bearing’s service life can impact its performance and reliability.
The reliability of high-speed and high-pressure pumps is crucial to several industries in the Middle East and North Africa. Oil and refinery services and desalination operations, for example, depend...
Discharges flowing through the bearings put motors at risk.
Despite their simplicity, centrifugal pumps often experience repeat failures that even seasoned maintenance and reliability professionals have trouble preventing. This four-part series explains the...
The material stands up to pump upsets such as cavitation and dry running.
Careful analysis identified the issue with this multistage, oil transfer pump.
Lip and labyrinth seals provide protection in harsh oil and gas applications.
Outside lubrication experts help improve protocols and minimize downtime.
Safely immerse motor compressors in process gas without risking costly damage.
The best option for preventing bearing currents depends on the source of the problem.
Properly aligned bearings can be critical to the life and health of pumps.
Appropriate equipment selection and best-practice maintenance procedures can make a difference in reliability, service life and production.
A Russian oil & gas company produces a compressor station to maximize pipeline capacity.
A northeast Germany refinery increased its MTBF by upgrading eight pumps.
This equipment eliminated a SAG copper mill gearbox’s maintenance issues resulting from contact lip seals that had a short and unreliable service life.
Use a mathematical model that estimates vibration at the top bearing of a motor used on a vertical, wet-pit, column type pump.
Q. What information is available regarding bearing minimum loads for pumps? A. All rolling element bearings require a minimum applied load. This ensures that normal elasto-hydrodynamic operation...
Mapping and testing ensure proper fit and function of replacement parts.
To optimize the lubrication of a bearing, proper oil viscosity selection is essential.