Articles Tagged with ''bearings''

Engineering R&D

Improving the mechanical properties of stainless steel for food and beverage applications

Extending the wear resistance of stainless steel (SS) components used in food manufacturing equipment operating on production lines lengthens replacement intervals and minimizes potential component failure, resulting in decreased downtime and improved cost savings—a long, sought-after goal of any maintenance department.

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Bearings/shaft couplings

Engineered for high-pressure food processing and packaging washdown applications, Boston Gear pillow block and flanged mounted bearings feature cast stainless steel housings, synthetic lip seals and NSF H1 food-grade grease.

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Rod end bearings

RoHS compliant, Winco WN 648 inch-size rod end bearings are suitable for high-load, low-speed applications with hanging angles that require linear, rotational or oscillatory motions.
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Plane bearing insert

The EDT Poly-Round Plus plane bearing insert has a stainless pin on the outer diameter to facilitate drop-in installation into bearing housings.
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Solid polymer bearings

GGB Bearing Technology FLASH-CLICK dual-component, double-flanged solid polymer bearings are designed for manual or automated installation without the need for pilot or assembly tools.

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Solid oil bearings

 Food-safe SKF solid oil bearings are compatible with the cold temperature extremes and rapid temperature changes encountered in a range of food processing applications; they are engineered to perform in temperature applications from -5°F to -49°F.  

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Linear bearings

 Available in Japanese Industrial Standard sizes, Thomson Super Smart Ball Bushing linear bearings feature universal self-aligning bearing plates that promote uniform ball loading over the entire length of the bearing plate and optimized distribution of the load between ball tracks.  

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Severe service bearings

 Grease-less and non-corrosive, EDT Solution Type E severe service bearings are constructed with a 304 stainless housing, polymer plane bearing and 316 stainless locking sleeve. 

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Field Reports

Conveying system helps quadruple output for chip maker

Production no longer has to be halted when diverting product—just one of the many examples of improved efficiency.

 The most significant efficiencies have come from the installation of a new conveyor system by Walker Custom Sheet Metal. 

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Tech Update: Power Transmission Equipment - Increasing uptime in demanding environments

The key to long life and less energy usage is proper maintenance.

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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.


Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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In the December 2014 issue of Food Engineering read about our Fabulous Food Plant feature on the Chelten House, a new facility in Las Vegas.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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