From freight wagons in the Arctic Circle to high-speed passenger trains, the rail industry has widely unique operating needs. Across continents, climates and technical requirements, Timken’s deep bearing expertise helps rail operators move people and products efficiently, reliably and sustainably.
Rollon telescopic rails now equip the battery boxes of every new electric bus in Russia. Pavel Vaganov explains how their linear motion expertise is being applied in a global EV bus market that is set to grow 13.9% CAGR by 2030.
Adrian Menzies, one of Timken’s housed unit experts, shares why those who install and maintain the world’s most challenging industrial equipment choose highly-engineered housed units for performance they can count on.
Timken Power Systems is a leading service provider offering repair and overhaul for the entire industrial drivetrain, end-to-end in the United States. This helps renewable energy providers deliver reliable hydroelectricity to communities.
Powersports manufacturers and riders are always looking for the next most powerful snowmobile or ATV. The Ultimax Belts team takes that competitive drive to the belt—the key element that connects all that power to the ground.
For many automated manufacturing facilities, six axes are no longer enough. The seventh axis gives robots greater range—enabling them to ‘walk’ across varying distances. Machine designers are increasingly integrating sophisticated Seventh Axis solutions from Rollon, a Timken company, into equipment that expertly produces everything from dishwashers to drivetrains. Here’s why.
BrightSource Energy’s Ivanpah power plant turns the intense sunlight of the Mohave into electricity for 140,000 California homes. To optimize output, the team relies on Cone Drive gear sets to precisely position 173,000 heliostats.
Lifting and maneuvering multi-billion-dollar equipment in manufacturing and testing environments requires precision overhead material handling systems. See how Wazee Crane, part of Timken Power Systems, helped in handling the Sierra Nevada Dream Chaser® spacecraft and other critical spacecrafts and satellites.
The world’s greatest tapered roller bearing has seen a myriad of upgrades since its introduction in 1899. Doug Smith, vice president of technology, talks about how Timken is unleashing the power of all that experience to expand the product portfolio.
Timken researchers worked directly with customers to develop ES302 wear-resistant coatings. The results dramatically extend lifespans for applications in wind energy, agriculture, aerospace and others.
The Gotthard Base Tunnel is the longest railway tunnel in the world. During its seven years of construction, Timken made sure the team never ran short of the 130 bearings required for each boring machine’s cutter face.
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