Different Types of Bearings and their Applications

The humble bearing plays a vital role in almost every mechanical movement, keeping things on the move smoothly and efficiently, reducing friction between moving parts. We know the Ancient Egyptians employed a form of a cylindrical roller bearing or bearings to move the massive stones used to build the pyramids. Today, you’ll find types of [...]

By |2023-09-28T10:44:37+01:00September 28th, 2023|Guides|0 Comments

Bando Belts Chosen For Challenging CCTV Application

BE Power Transmission has developed a solution for driving extremely high-specification CCTV cameras. This was in response to an application requiring a high-performance belt capable of performing over three million individual operations without suffering stretch, fatigue or deterioration. In addition, the CCTV installations in question were frequently required to operate reliably at temperatures in excess [...]

By |2022-11-11T13:02:59+00:00November 11th, 2022|Projects|0 Comments

Eagle Belting Reduces Vibration for Operational Reliability

Noise and vibration can present significant issues for applications involving long open-length belting. A major OEM manufacturer sought the assistance of the team at BE Power Transmission to solve a recurring problem with tracking which was creating operational disruptions for processes. The BE Power Transmission team looked closely at the application to identify the issues. [...]

By |2022-10-27T16:53:40+01:00October 27th, 2022|Projects|0 Comments

Keeping Siemens Wind Turbines Turning

Having wind turbines out of commission is a costly issue. When Siemens required a number of gearbox bearings for use in wind power generation plants, they requested assistance from BES Transmission to source and adapt the necessary components. These are not off-the-shelf products, but BE Transmission specialises in sourcing and reengineering bearings for wind turbines [...]

By |2023-09-28T13:17:08+01:00October 26th, 2022|Projects|0 Comments

Old Brodleians – Local Rugby Sponsorship

We are pleased to be supporting the Old Brodleians RUFC, a long-established sports club based in Hipperholme, near Halifax. Andy Foulds, Managing Director of Bradford Engineering, who played rugby for 20 years himself, was keen to support a local club. “It’s a great example of a local rugby club that actively promotes playing members from [...]

By |2022-05-19T14:13:15+01:00January 19th, 2016|Community|0 Comments

New Premises For Bradford Engineering Services

After weeks of building work we finally moved into our new extended and improved premises at the end of September. So the team here at Bradford Engineering Services now reside in offices alongside our sister business, The Electric Actuator Company, but with brand new and separate warehousing facilities within the same location, just under a [...]

By |2022-05-19T14:33:31+01:00September 1st, 2015|Company Growth|0 Comments

Cementing Relations with LaFarge Cement Works in Derbyshire

Bradford Engineering staff were recently asked to help with a tricky problem when their customer was struggling to find specialist bearings. They were for the Lafarge cement works in Derbyshire, which had failing bearings in a large gearbox controlling an important process within the site. Using BES’s Worldwide network of bearing suppliers we were able [...]

By |2022-09-20T11:36:28+01:00June 5th, 2015|Projects|0 Comments

BES Develop Bespoke Elatech Belt for Large US Contract

Bradford Engineering Services has worked with a major customer to design and develop a bespoke belt profile to fit a high-speed box erecting machine. Eight of these machines are to be imminently shipped to the USA. This means a significant quantity of this new Elatech special belting will be required over the next 2 months. [...]

By |2022-05-19T14:32:12+01:00May 19th, 2015|Projects|0 Comments
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