Items Tagged with 'bearings'


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Rail/roller block system

The LM76 DEFENDER 1 Nitride-Plus hardened steel linear rail and roller block system is designed to operate in high-cycling food processing and packaging equipment applications.

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Polyketone compounds

Lehvoss LUVOCOM 70 series poly-ketone compounds offer high temperature and chemical resistance, hydrolytic stability, low permeability, weld line strength and processability.

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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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Food Engineering's Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo 2015

Images from Food Engineering's Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo in Clearwater Beach, Florida, April 12-15, 2015. The event brought food and beverage processors and suppliers together to gain valuable information on the latest trends and technologies in manufacturing, automation, sustainability and food safety.


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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The May 2015 issue of Food Engineering explores effective tools for hitting manufacturing targets. Also, read how processors are looking for faster ways to detect harmful pathogens in food and beverages without sacrificing accuracy or reliability.

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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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