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1 Counterfeit Consequences (February 2016)

Power Transmission Engineering is collaborating with the Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) on a special section within the magazine. Bearing Briefs will present updated reports on bearing topics for each issue in 2016. Complimentary access to all BSA Bearing and Industry Briefs is available on the BSA website at www.bsahome.org/tools. Additionally, our new Field Notes section on page 34 will feature field reports from BSA’s Certified Bearing Specialists.

2 BSA is the Forum that Keeps Bearing Companies Rolling (December 2008)

In today’s increasingly competitive global economy, industries and the companies that serve them are always looking for an edge. Price and quality being routinely accepted as a given, businesses—large and small—are always looking for a little help. For the worldwide bearing industry, that help exists in the form of the Bearing Specialists of America (BSA).

3 Load Ratings & Bearing Life (March 2016)

Power Transmission Engineering is collaborating with the Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) on a special section within the magazine. Bearing Briefs will present updated reports on bearing topics for each issue in 2016. Complimentary access to all BSA Bearing and Industry Briefs is available on the BSA website at www.bsahome.org/tools.

4 Bearing Associations Help Demystify Bearings Buys (June 2013)

The ABMA, BSA and PTDA help keep things rolling.

5 Linear Motors (October 2016)

When the need arises for linear motion or positioning, there are many choices. One can use an Acme screw, ball screw, rack & pinion, or belts. The cost of a linear motor solution is generally greater than a mechanical linear product, but when one needs highly accurate, repeatable, high-speed motion, then the answer may be a linear motor.

6 Industry news (October 2016)

Latest News from around the industry.

7 Bearing Lubricant Solution (December 2016)

A Chicago-area bakery was replacing the tray support bearings in its ovens on a reactionary basis. Their weekly inspection cycle was resulting in two mechanics spending an average of 20 labor hours per week to replace failed bearings. The premature bearing failures were caused by a combination of the high heat and humidity in the ovens, resulting in lubrication failure and contamination. When BDI was asked to recommend a solution, the bakery was averaging one month of bearing life in this application.

8 Industry News (October 2018)

The complete Industry News section from the October 2018 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

9 Industry News (December 2017)

The complete Industry News section from the December 2017 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

10 Cutting Downtime in Lumber Application (September 2016)

Ernest Head (Arnie), CBS and technical sales representative at Motion Canada helped save a lumber industry customer time and money by adapting a bearing solution for another client. Here’s how:

11 High-Temp Bearing Replacement (August 2016)

Richard (RJ) Seguin, CBS and technical sales representative at AMI Bearings, explains how his bearing expertise tripled the life of a customer’s bearings.

12 Industry News (June 2012)

The complete Industry News section from the June 2012 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

13 Industry News (October 2012)

The complete Industry News section from the October 2012 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

14 Identifying Bearing Failure (February 2016)

Guy Gendron, certified bearing specialist and technical sales representative at Timken Canada L.P. explains how he used his bearing expertise to increase a customer’s productivity.

15 Proper Handling of Bearings (September 2016)

Rolling-element bearings are high-precision components that need to be stored and handled carefully to perform as designed. Proper storage and handling of a bearing before, during and after installation is important because once debris enters a bearing, it reduces the life.

16 Analyzing Wind Power (August 2016)

Wind is a form of solar energy. Winds are caused by the uneven heating of the atmosphere by the sun, the irregularities of the earth’s surface, and rotation of the earth. Wind Turbines convert the kinetic energy in wind into mechanical power.

17 Analyzing the Poultry Process (June 2016)

Power Transmission Engineering is collaborating with the Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) on a special section within the magazine. Bearing Briefs will present updated reports on bearing topics for each issue in 2016. Complimentary access to all BSA Bearing and Industry Briefs is available on the BSA website at www.bsahome.org/tools.

News Items About BSA

1 First Annual BSA Excellence Awards Take Place in Chicago (September 27, 2016)
On Monday evening, September 26, 2016, BSA President, John Ruth, BDI, presented the very first Annual BSA Excellence Awards for outstandi...

2 BSA Announces 2017 Excellence Award Winners (November 8, 2017)
On October 16, 2017, BSA President, Brian Davis, B&D Industrial, presented the Annual BSA Excellence Awards for outstanding service b...

3 BSA Announces 2018 Excellence Awards (September 24, 2018)
On Monday evening, September 17, 2018, BSA President, Jim Scardina, Bearing Headquarters, presented the Annual BSA Excellence Awards for ...

4 Miller and Negri Highlight Successful BSA Convention (May 17, 2012)
The Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) elected Linda Miller, Bearings & Drives, Inc., as president for 2012-2013. In addition to M...

5 BSA Winter Meeting to Offer Inventory-Sharing Presentation (December 13, 2011)
When attendees at the Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) Winter Meeting break for lunch on January 16th at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay ...

6 BSA Releases First Bearing Brief (July 21, 2011)
The Educational Services Committee of the Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) has identified its Bearings Brief on Smart Bearing Techno...

7 BSA Approves Water and Wastewater Industry Briefs (October 25, 2012)
When the Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) met September 24-25 in Chicago, Illinois, it approved the publication of two, new Industry...

8 John Ruth Elected BSA President (July 1, 2016)
The Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) has elected John Ruth, BDI, as president for 2016-2017, effective July 1, 2016. Ruth takes the...

9 Regal Beloit Wins BSA Bearing Manufacturer Design Award (October 26, 2018)
Regal Beloit Corporation recently announced it has been awarded a 2018 BSA Bearing Manufacturer Excellence of Innovation in Product Des...

10 BSA Examines 2013 Recovery (March 27, 2013)
The Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) will welcome Dr. Bruce Yandle, professor of economics emeritus, Clemson University, and dean em...

11 BSA Presents Ellen Holladay with Lifetime Achievement Award (May 11, 2018)
Motion Industries recently announced that Ellen Holladay, the company’s SVP, chief information officer and operational excellence o...

12 C&U Joins BSA and PTDA (January 9, 2013)
C&U Americas, the North American subsidiary of The C&U Group, China’s largest bearing producer, and the 11th largest bearin...