Hevi-Rail bearings from Pacific Bearing Co. use cylindrical-style
rollers and are available with either a fixed or adjustable eccentric bearing.
The self-lubricating bearing ranges in size from 52.5 mm OD to 149 mm OD with
single bearing capacities ranging from 5,000 to 33,500 lbs. Built within the
outer bearing at 90 degrees is an inner bearing that handles axial or side
This design eliminates the need for two or more cam follower-type
bearings mounted in opposite directions. Hevi-Rail bearings are suitable for any
linear application where high load capacities are required, such as the pulp and
paper, steel, and automotive industries.
Wal-Mart will hold its second Made in the USA Open Call July 7-8, at its headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. The event will be a repeat effort by the world’s biggest seller of consumer goods to increase the amount of US-made products it sells in Wal-Mart stores, in Sam’s Club members-only wholesale outlets, and on walmart.com.
From design feasibility, to development, to production, having the right information to make good decisions can ultimately keep a product from failing validation. The key is highly focused information that doesn’t come from conventional, statistics-based tests but from accelerated stress testing.
There’s a good chance that a few of the things mentioned here won't fully come to fruition in 2015 but rather much later down the line. However, as Malcolm X once said, "The future belongs to those who prepare for it today."
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