SKF presents seals and wind initiative at Wind Energy Hamburg

SKF will showcase its HSS reinforced, all-rubber seals and present its latest wind energy initiative at Wind Energy 2014 Hamburg, Sept. 23–26, booth B6/374. HSS Seals The range of reinforced HSS seals was specially developed by SKF to protect large size bearings that function under tough operating conditions, such as those experienced within wind turbines.

Freudenberg-NOK displays new seals at WindEnergy

Manufacturers and operators place high demands on sealing systems in wind power facilities. The key requirements include minimal friction, optimized wear behavior and reliable operation at low temperatures. The systems are used to seal blade and main bearings, as hydraulic seals in pitch cylinders and as oil seals in main gears. Specialists from Freudenberg-NOK Sealing

Sika launches new website

Sika Corporation today announced the launch of a new website with a design and navigation structure to reflect the fresh look and personality of the new Sika brand. The new navigation structure improves user experience and offers more valuable and educational content to Sika customers by making product information and resources available with fewer clicks.

Timken Canada renews partnership with Garlock Sealing Technologies

Timken Canada recently relaunched its partnership with Garlock Sealing Technologies to more aggressively pursue sales of their oil seal and bearing isolator products. The announcement was made at a customer dinner event in Quebec City last month.  Frank Mascia, managing director of Timken Canada, described the fit that Garlock product has with the portfolio of

North Sea oilfield cables to be sealed by Roxtec

Cable and pipe-seal manufacturer Roxtec has won a major contract to supply one of the largest and deepest oil sea developments in the North Sea. Roxtec’s UK and Korean operations are working with global petroleum giant BP on its offshore oil and gas project called ‘Quad 204’ where it is building a new floating, production,

Updated Loctite Adhesive Sourcebook from Henkel now available

Henkel Corporation has updated the Loctite Adhesive Sourcebook for 2014 to include the latest adhesive, sealant, lubricant, coating, and dispensing and curing equipment technologies. Available in print and online as an e-catalog, the new Loctite Adhesive Sourcebook 2014 is a comprehensive 212-page reference that features more than 1,500 products for industrial manufacturing and maintenance. The

SKF axial excluder seal offers alternative to rubber seals for protecting wind turbine bearings

The new SKF axial excluder seal introduces an ideal high-performance alternative to conventional rubber seals for protecting wind turbine main shaft bearings from contaminants. Ultimately, the seal represents an advanced first line of defense against any debris or contaminants the wind may carry and can help wind farm operators significantly reduce the risks of contaminant-related

Freudenberg-NOK to display long-lasting sealing solutions at AWEA WINDPOWER 2014

With an expected surge in the wind industry, the U.S. Department of Energy estimates that wind energy could supply 20 percent of the nation’s power by 2030. Recognizing this, Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies will be showcasing its industry solutions at the AWEA WINDPOWER 2014 Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas from May 5 to 8. Freudenberg-NOK’s

New ideas in wind turbine main bearing and gear seals

Bernd Koch, CEO, Merkel Heavy Duty Hydraulics Div., Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Efforts to maximize the potential of wind as a reliable power source have led to significant investments in onshore and offshore-wind turbine technology. One predominant industry trend to emerge is to increase the size of the wind turbines, thereby maximizing the output per unit. This

Media and temperature-resistant sealing for mixer shafts

Mixing shafts in precision mixers are often sealed with stuffing box packing. If their sealing characteristics are good, they offer an advantage: they can be maintained or replaced with little effort. But polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) shaft sealing rings are much better suited to the especially hygienic requirements of the food and beverage industry due to their