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Bearings and Bushes

Roller bearings for new kiln

19th April 2002 Bearing Man has played a critical role in the recent commissioning of a new kiln unit at Vanchem, the vanadium division of local steel producer, Highveld Steel. 

Bearing Baron: From two-bit store to billion-rand business

4th March 2002 Picture this. A young wife minds the store while her husband holds down three jobs. He's driven by a determination to be financially independent following a difficult childhood. 

Electric motor debut

1st March 2002 South Africa’s largest engineering components distributor today enters a new field – the R400-million-a-year electric motor business. The 28-year-old Bearing Man does so against the background of already being South Africa’s largest supplier of bearings, the country’s... 

From two-bit store to billion-rand business

By: Martin Creamer     1st March 2002 Picture this. A young wife minds the store while her husband holds down three jobs. He’s driven by a determination to be financially independent following a difficult childhood. 

Cycloidal speed reducer coup

1st March 2002 South Africa’s largest distributor of engineering components has been granted the exclusive right to distribute a range of cycloidal speed reducers. Bearing Man was last month granted the agency for the SM Cyclo range of drives by Sumitomo. 

and other key members of the team

1st March 2002 Mohammed Kardar, who has served the company for more than 20 years, heads the high-volume bearings division that is by far the largest single contributor to overall turnover at a percentage of more than 50%. 

Bearings firm acquires big geared-motors operation

22nd February 2002 Geared motors, frequency converters, gearboxes and winches supplier Danfoss Bauer Geared Motors has joined the Bearings International (BI) stable. 

Bearings for new ships

26th October 2001 International bearing manufacturer Thordon Bearings is supplying Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) with water-lubricated propeller-shaft bearing systems for two new cruise ships being built for Princess Cruises at the Nagasaki Shipyard in Japan. 

Car bearing contract awarded

26th October 2001 International bearing manufacturer SKF has, once again, been selected as main bearing supplier for a new Ford vehicle. This time, it is the new Ford Fiesta that has made its official debut at the Frankfurt motor show in September and will go on sale in 2002. 

Heavy-duty components expanded

26th October 2001 Global leader in anti-friction bearing and seal technology, Timken has introduced a line of heavy-duty wheel and driveline products to meet its customers’ needs for a top-quality, full line supplier. 

Bearing strips for hydraulic equipment

26th October 2001 Versatile bearing strips designed for rod and piston applications have been launched for use in hydraulic equipment to withstand side loads, preventing metal-to-metal contact. 

Bushings for hazardous applications

26th October 2001 Local firm Voest-Alpine has specified Bartec line bushings for its explosion-protected (Ex) motors which are used above and below ground on mines. 

Rolling out a heavy engineering solution

26th October 2001 The manufacturing of large engineering artifacts by Dorbyl Heavy Engineering of Vereeniging has been continued due to ingenuity and expertise supplied by Timken. 

New linear guide system launched

26th October 2001 A new range of ball rail linear guide systems has been introduced on to the market by Tectra Automation, a division of the Hytec group. 

Cooling system for bushes

26th October 2001 A sophisticated cooling system developed by Booyco Engineering to facilitate shrink fitting the large lead-bronze bushes used in mining equipment in Africa has exceeded all performance expectations. 

New polymer curbs local bronze theft

26th October 2001 In South Africa, copper and bronze theft remains a constant headache for authorities and citizens alike. Everyone is a potential victim – power cuts, telephone interruptions and thefts of water valves are abundant. 

Linear bearing range extended

26th October 2001 Exclusive distributor of IKO bearings in Southern Africa for more than 20 years, Bearing Man has extended its portfolio of linear roller way bearings for specialised applications, to include the new LWU range. 

Extended life for bearings

26th October 2001 A combination of anti-corrosion compounds, bearing isolators and mechanical seals is allowing Easy-Coat to significantly extend the lives of pumps in Kwazulu-Natal. 

Power giant appoints new supplier

26th October 2001 One hundred percent black-owned bearings firm, Bearing Corporation of Johannesburg has received a letter of intent from Eskom to order products from the bearing supplier in future power generation ventures. 

Value-added service grows business

26th October 2001 Member of the Hudaco group of companies, Bearings International takes pride in its ability to provide customers with quality products and significant value-added benefits. 

Bearing firm gets new owners

26th October 2001 East Rand bearing firm Bearing Traders Africa has been managed by new ownership since September. 

Wheel-bearing kits available

31st August 2001 Bearing manufacturer Bearing Man, one of the largest distributors of Timken bearings throughout Southern Africa, now has a range of Timken MileMate wheel bearing kits that are designed and manufactured to increase truck and trailer uptime. 

Cash-intensive company boasts R2,5-million turnover

By: System Author     15th September 2000 Bearings and bushes 

Chinese bearing for SA market

By: System Author     15th September 2000 Bearings and bushes 

Finite element analysis solves problem

By: System Author     15th September 2000 Bearings & bushes 

Range of seals available from Pretoria company

By: System Author     15th September 2000 Seal, gaskets & sealing mechanisms 

Successful bearing conversion illustrated at local theme park

By: System Author     15th September 2000 Bearings & bushes 

Federal-Mogul Large Bearings

By: System Author     8th September 2000 Factory 

Black empowerment in the bearings industry

By: System Author     16th June 2000 Black empowerment in the bearings industry is picking up through the efforts of Bearings International. 

Magnetic bearing developed

By: System Author     31st March 2000 Bearings & bushes 

SA bearing market is still shrinking

By: System Author     31st March 2000 Bearings & bushes 

Optimism for economy and industry

By: System Author     31st March 2000 Bearings & bushes 

R20m expansion holding its own

By: System Author     31st March 2000 Bearings & bushes 

Bearing up under hi-tech demands

By: System Author     28th January 2000 Machine Tools 

Sector regains its bearings after tough times

By: System Author     29th October 1999 Bearings & Bushes 

R8m Taiwanese deal for local bearing maker

By: System Author     29th October 1999 Bearings & Bushes 

Door opens for new SA bearing company

By: System Author     29th October 1999 Bearings & Bushes 

New maintenance service centres up and running

By: System Author     29th October 1999 Bearings & Bushes 

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