There is a vast array of bearing types and sizes for a good reason: every application has unique needs and specifications, and it’s important to use the right bearings for the job. When you work with a trusted bearing provider, you’ll have a large inventory of roller bearings, ball bearings, contact bearings, and more to choose from, and you’ll have the opportunity to create custom solutions. Your provider should be able to source and distribute your bearings quickly and efficiently, help you make decisions, and offer you the same standard bearing at various price points depending on where it’s being sourced from.
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From the simplest home appliance to the most complex industrial equipment, precision engineering is essential for safe, reliable moving parts. Connections must allow unrestricted movement, which is where roller bearings come in. Like ball bearings, roller bearings are meant to minimize friction while managing a load, but instead of having point contact, roller bearings have line contact. This gives them greater shock resistance and capacity, and they come in a variety of shapes, including cylindrical, tapered, spherical, and needle profiles, to suit various applications.
Manufacturing for the recreation industry requires special considerations. Fishing gear, recreational vehicles, amusement park rides, ski area equipment, and more must be carefully designed and built to last with durable, trustworthy bearings that can withstand extreme conditions such as high impact forces, heavy moisture, and abrasion. At Emerson Bearing, we provide precise, reliable bearings for everything from go-karts to bowling pit setters. Regardless of your needs, we can deliver the right bearing at the right price.
Many industries focus on food. For example, the agricultural industry handles growing, harvesting, and preparing fruits and vegetables for distribution, while the foodservice industry handles preparing and serving meals at restaurants. Both of these industries are distinct from the food processing and packaging industry, which deals with food after it has been processed by the agricultural facilities but before it is distributed to foodservice facilities. Basically, any food that enters a production facility is within the domain of the food processing and packaging industry.
Topics: Food processing and packaging
Bearings play a critical role in many industrial devices and equipment. While bearing failure is unavoidable, it is possible to minimize the negative impact of failure on company operations. The key is understanding what causes a bearing to fail and how to prevent it from causing premature failure.
Modern machine tools are used to shape parts from wood, ceramic, metal, and other materials into a desired shape or form. For optimal accuracy and reliability, machining equipment requires high quality precision bearings, such as ball screw support bearings. Known for their durability and long lifespan, ball screw support bearings offer superior axial strength and the ability to tolerate high thrust loads without sacrificing accuracy, making them well-suited for high performance actuators.
Due to advancements in software development and networking technology, it is now easier than ever to implement efficient robotics and automation solutions. Automation is continually growing within three main classifications: fixed automation, programmable automation, and flexible automation.
Emerson Bearing's IP69K Series bearings are designed to withstand harsh operating conditions, including high pressure caustic washdowns and other sanitization processes commonly used in food and beverage applications. This safe, reliable, and effective sealing device has a unique triple-lip and molded rubber composition, which provides superior protection against water and dust, while its “lubed for life” feature eliminates grease zerks, lube holes, and other potential intrusion areas.
At Emerson, we have over 50 years of experience creating high-quality ball bearings and roller bearings for commercial and industrial applications. Through both Emerson Bearing and Action Bearing, we're proud to serve markets around the world. Emerson Bearing services niche international markets, and our New England customers are served by Action Bearing, which specializes in Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) solutions.
Customer satisfaction is our top priority. We serve our customers by ensuring each one gets the right high-quality bearings and services at the best available price for their budget.