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Marine Bearings Give Lift to Luxury Yachts

Posted by Dave Biering

Dec 18, 2014 9:30:00 AM

Marine Bearings Give Lift to Luxury YachtsMoving expensive luxury yachts and fishing trawlers is an extremely rugged, yet delicate marina function. The crane lifts must be strong enough to hold the extreme weight of vessels, yet precise enough to give crane operators dexterity when moving from storage to sea. 

Ultracomp marine bearings deliver on both accounts. 

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Topics: Marine Bearings

History of Plastic Bearings: A timeline

Posted by Dave Biering

Dec 16, 2014 9:30:00 AM

History of Plastic Bearings:  A timelineI’m sure you’ve all received a TBT (or throw-back Thursday) post in your social feed at some point in the recent past. Today on Tech Talk, I thought I’d share a TBT on the history of plastic bearings ― or a TBT of the Bearing Industry. Did you know that bearings date back to 2600 BC, when Ancient Egyptians used a form of roller bearings to move stones to build the Pyramids? 

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Topics: Plastic Bearings

Plastic Bearings for Automotive: Even Consumers Benefit

Posted by Dave Biering

Dec 11, 2014 9:30:00 AM

Plastic Bearings for Automotive: Even Consumers BenefitHave you filled your gas tank recently? As gas prices reach their lowest level since 2010, the auto industry in seeing an uptick in new car purchases. Whether spurred on by lower gas prices or end-of-year promotions, consumers are once again investing in new vehicles. We’ve long promoted how plastic bearings are helping automotive manufacturers, but did you also know they have direct benefits for consumers? 

Here are just a few reasons how plastic automotive bearings benefit consumers directly:

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Topics: Automotive, Plastic Bearings

Plastic Bearings: The Official Sponsor of Winter Activities

Posted by Dave Biering

Dec 10, 2014 1:00:00 PM

Plastic Bearings: The Official Sponsor of Winter ActivitiesSelf-lubricating bearings withstand tough winter applications

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Topics: Plastic Bearings, Self-Lubricating Bearings

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