SLS Failure Analysis Case Studies

February 06, 2018 by SLS

SLS has failure analysis capabilities that identify root causes of failures to improve future performance and solve problems.[…]

categories: Failure Analysis Case Studies

The Industrial Sector- A Digital Perspective in 2018

January 16, 2018 by Sabrina Quek

The Digital Epoch The introduction of the Internet has opened us up to an entirely new realm- the digital sphere. This revolution has forever changed the way the world works and the proliferation of the digital wave is undeniable. According to the Global Outlook Report by[…]

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These Are The 5 Things You Should Not Do To Your Bearings

November 21, 2017 by SLS

Taking care of your bearings in a proper manner is an important process to increase their lifespan and enhance bearings performance. Often times when bearings are mishandled, it will lead to premature failure.[…]

categories: Bearing Maintenance

Choosing the Right Grease for Your Bearings

October 25, 2017 by SLS

Improper lubrication is the largest cause of premature bearing failure, and even the very best bearing succumbs to the inevitable consequence when it is lubricated incorrectly. Grease is considered to be the fundamental component of the bearing, housing and sealing, therefore choosing the right bearing grease is an essential step to ensure high reliability and optimum operating life.[…]

3 Things You Think You Know About Stainless Steel That Are Probably Wrong

October 04, 2017 by Sabrina Quek

Stainless steel is perhaps one of the most versatile metals used by a wide range of industries and products as it has unique properties that can be used in many applications. When it comes to stainless steel, we noticed there have been a few misconception about its properties and we have decided to work out some of the answers for you![…]

categories: Bearings, Metal, stainless steel

You Can Prevent These Premature Bearing Failures

September 26, 2017 by SLS

Premature bearing failure is the single biggest issue faced by many industries during the operation of their machinery and equipment. These early breakdowns pose a headache to many, as it leads to an increase in machine downtime, and ultimately resulting in an overall loss in the cost of operation. But in fact, most of these failures can be easily prevented by adopting best practices for bearings maintenance. According to SKF, there are 4 factors that contribute to these untimely breakdowns:[…]

categories: Bearing Maintenance

Protect your Investment against Counterfeit Products

September 13, 2017 by SLS

Counterfeit Products- A Global Problem When we hear the word “counterfeit”, most of us would think about clothing, handbags, sport shoes and so on. These unauthorized replicas of these real products are indeed prevalent. In fact, counterfeit products are present in almost every market and it is increasingly becoming a global concern. Similarly, manufacturers are facing the same problems in the mechanical component industry, especially bearings.[…]

categories: Bearings

My Journey in Mongolia (Part 4 Final Chapter)

August 31, 2017 by Sabrina Quek

  Day 4 (17 August 2017) – A full day tour  It was technically the last day of our trip in Mongolia as we had an early flight to catch the next morning. Saving the best for last, we would spend the entire day seeing the sights of Mongolia and one of our colleagues Bilguun (Billy) would be our local tour guide for the day. I was really excited to explore the country’s famous landmarks and learn even more about its history and culture. I hope you are prepared for more fun facts! Our first destination was to revisit thefalse[…]

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My Journey in Mongolia (Part 3)

August 30, 2017 by Sabrina Quek

  Day 3 (16/8/2017)- A Trip to the Countryside We were set for a very early morning as we were headed to Baganuur, one of the nine districts of Ulaanbataar and the distance is approximately 2 hour drive away from the capital city. I thoroughly enjoyed the entire road trip; the view of the countryside was picturesque, with spectacular mountains and short grass prairies in sight. I was especially amused to see herds of cattle frisking along the open area of the plain fields. The beauty of nature was truly capturedfalse[…]

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My Journey in Mongolia (Part 2)

August 29, 2017 by Sabrina Quek

  Day 2 (15 August 2017)- Time for Business On our second day, we woke up to a lovely morning with clear blue sky and welcoming breeze. After having breakfast at the hotel, we assembled outside the office and met with our Mongolian colleagues Ganaa, Oyuka and Sayabold. The first agenda was a trip to the Power Plant; the 30 minute journey was quite pleasant and the surrounding was nothing but vast lands and a few industrial buildings, which is a very rare sight in Singapore, where almost every square inch is occupiedfalse[…]

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