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Want to Lower Bearing Replacement Costs by $30,000 Year? Consider Composites

August 23, 2016

Want to Lower Bearing Replacement Costs by $30K Year? Consider Composites

We’re honored to work with one of the largest suppliers of canning equipment to the food and beverage industry. In an average day, their equipment can process nearly 3 million cans ― provided there is no shutdown on the line. But when their metal linear bearings failed from galling and corrosion, we saved them $30K in bearing replacement costs by switching from metal to composites. We can help you realize a similar savings, here’s how:

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Bearing Replacement Cost vs. True Value: A Customer Story

August 9, 2016

Bearing Replacement Cost vs. True Value: A Customer Story

You’ve probably heard our theory about looking beyond the initial costs of bearings to consider their true value over the total lifetime of the product. In many cases, what you think you may be initially “saving” in a lower-priced bearing may actually end up costing more when you factor in total maintenance and bearing replacement costs. Today we share an example.

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