Yesterday’s science fiction is today’s reality. Jeff Breakey, Cone Drive automation sales director, explains how precision drive solutions help exoskeletons improve the safety and efficiency of tomorrow’s industrial workforce.
The EU is serious about transitioning to a carbon-neutral future, and electric buses are a big part of the plan. Michal Zagozda of Groeneveld-BEKA by Timken talks about the success of Polish bus manufacturers, and how automatic lubrication systems play an important role.
By virtue of its culture of resource stewardship and efficiency, the rail industry offers arguably one of our oldest and most successful models of corporate social responsibility. Timken’s bearing reconditioning services help rail operators reduce costs — both financial and environmental.
Before offshore wind turbines can create renewable energy, they must be installed. Groeneveld-BEKA lubrication systems make this monumental task easier, safer and more sustainable for massive offshore lifting ships.
Commercial jet and rotorcraft designers are pushing boundaries for greater performance, efficiency and sustainability. Two aerospace engineering experts explain how Timken® hybrid cylindrical and tapered roller bearings will advance the next generation of aircrafts.
Since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, billions have been invested in new and refurbished pump stations to prevent another catastrophic flood. Philadelphia Gear by Timken applies 130 years of power transmission expertise to customize solutions for 200+ pump stations protecting the region’s 1.3 million residents.
As wind turbine manufacturers compete to build the next largest turbine, they look to tapered roller bearings to carry extreme loads reliably while reducing mainshaft size requirements. Marlé Fernandes talks about why Timken is top-of-mind in the design phase of these giant machines.
Wind turbine designers connect with Timken for technical solutions throughout the drivetrain. Here’s how the company’s capabilities in couplings and other power transmission components help make wind energy more technically and economically viable.
Workboats do some of the world’s heaviest lifting, at sea and on inland waterways. Expectations are rising, and a new generation of work vessels rely on Timken power transmission solutions for greater efficiency, safety and sustainability.
The Cone Drive team is advancing its new Cone Drive Harmonic Solutions® product line, addressing applications for robotics and other precision motion control customers. President Kurt Gamelin talks about what it takes to develop a complex, engineered product line from scratch.
A patient receiving open heart surgery and a crash survivor learning to walk again both benefit from Rollon linear motion technologies. So do their health care providers. Here’s how Rollon supports positive medical outcomes and increases provider efficiencies worldwide.
Timken is customizing a new generation of magnetic encoders for autonomous guided vehicles (AGVs) used in the worlds’ most sophisticated warehouses. Here’s how these small, high-tech devices make a big impact on automated warehouse efficiency.
Rollon® telescopic rail systems help the world’s largest online retailers keep pace with consumer demand despite global labor shortages. Here’s how these automated warehouse solutions help deliver goods quickly to homes everywhere.
Renewable energy industries account for 13% of Timken’s business, and that number continues to grow thanks to the diversity of its product portfolio. Groeneveld-BEKA’s Bernd Bertelmann talks about how automatic lubrication is helping drive the company’s growth in wind energy — contributing to a more sustainable world.
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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