SLS Product & Maintenance Seminar, 26 April 2018 (Klang Malaysia)

May 02, 2018 by SLS

Following SLS Oil Seal Seminar 2018 organized in Singapore on the previous day, an all-day SLS Product & Maintenance Seminar was held in Klang, Malaysia. The event was targeted at customers specifically from the Oleochemical industry. The first half of the event would be conducted by Dr. Robert Keller, in which the key focus was on how O-rings are able to perform industrial operation under corrosive environments. In the latter of the seminar, our customers were introduced to different types of products such as SKFfalse[…]

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SLS Oil Seal Seminar, 25 April 2018 (Singapore)

April 30, 2018 by SLS

On 25 April 2018, SLS hosted its first Oil Seal Seminar in conjunction with long term partner NOK with the aim to highlight the importance of seals in an industrial operation. This exclusive seminar was a half-day morning event at SLS HQ in Singapore, with a main focus on seal products and applications specific to industries such as Oil & Gas, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Medical, Marine, Defense, and Maintenance/Services. A full day event was also held in Klang, Malaysia the following day. (Read more)[…]

categories: News and Events

Why is normal clearance no longer the "normal"?

April 23, 2018 by Dario Rodriguez

Bearing internal clearance is defined as the total distance through which one bearing ring can be moved relative to the other in the radial direction (radial internal clearance) or in the axial direction (axial internal clearance). Among others, single row ball bearings, double row self-aligning ball bearings, single or double row cylindrical roller bearings, spherical roller bearings and CARB bearings all have a defined internal clearance.[…]

categories: Product- Bearings

Delivering Greater Reliability and Achieving Higher Performance in the Chemical Industry

April 19, 2018 by SLS

  COMPANY Our client is a global leader in the chemical field that produces a broad range of advanced materials, chemicals and fibers found in everyday items.  APPLICATION Cartridge Seal Assembly on Vertical Drive   PROBLEM As the application is performed on a vertical shaft, the oil seal was used to retain grease in the bearing compartment of the shaft. Unfortunately, as its environment was exposed to vapour, a mechanical seal barrier fluid known as Texanol ester alcohol has leaked from its inner flow. Texanol esterfalse[…]

categories: Success Stories

Choosing the Right Bearing Is Not Just About Calculating Its Theoretical Life

March 09, 2018 by Dario Rodriguez

Machine design engineers and maintenance engineers have to deal with bearings in their rotating machines at different stages, first for the selection and later for maintenance and troubleshooting. The main criteria for selecting the bearing have been the calculation of bearing life according to the ISO 281 basic rating life formula: […]

categories: Product- Bearings

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: Service

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[…]

categories: Industry

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, stainless steel

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