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Bearings & Bushes

Bearing dismounting simplified with internal bearing puller kits

4th November 2020 Internal bearing puller kits designed for dismounting of bearings from housings in applications where the fit is on the outer ring, offer safe, hassle-free bearing dismount. Manufactured from high strength materials to help ensure optimum robustness and durability, the SKF TMIP and TMIC series of... 

New mobile app simplifies bearing mounting

27th August 2020 A new mobile tool aims to simplify the process of mounting and installing bearings and is designed so that it can be used by everyone in a maintenance organisation. The application (app) is said to be suitable for use by all engineering and maintenance teams to help minimise the problems of... 

New mobile app simplifies bearing mounting
SKF Bearing Assist app enables quick, correct and easy mounting of bearings

Load sensing bearings designed to speed up product development

14th February 2020 Load sensing bearings with fibre optic sensors allow designers to analyse and measure bearing loads in real-time, helping to accelerate the design cycle. The bearings are interchangeable with conventional bearings and offer a number of benefits to designers and test engineers, including: 

Single source supplier of power transmission solutions

23rd January 2020 End-to-end power transmission requirements for various types of applications in industries such as agriculture, sugar, cement, coal and minerals processing, are readily available from a single-source supplier. A range of conveyor chains, belt drives, wedge belts, standard and specialist... 

SKF South Africa (Pty) Limited

15th November 2019 SKF established its roots in South Africa over 100 years ago and is today a specialist supplier of bearings, engineering and rotating technology to mining and industry across southern Africa.  


15th November 2019 BMG carries a wide range of bearings suitable for industrial and commercial applications. Industrial bearing supply options include roller, ball, clip, and sleeve bearings, as well as rotary shaft seals, slewing rings and wear sleeves. All available in various materials, sizes, and types.... 


Bearings International

14th November 2019 Part of the Hudaco Group of companies, BI is a leading distributor of bearings and power transmission products in Southern Africa, with over 60 years’ experience. BI offers quality solutions that optimise plant availability and turnaround time. Backed by an elite technical team, BI covers the... 

Bearings International

Sealing solutions for wheel end maintenance

31st October 2019 According to industry estimates, up to 90% of premature wheel bearing failures are a result of incorrect seal installation and subsequent leakage of lubricant. A seal formulated from hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber (HNBR) elastomeric material is now available. It has stated high temperature... 

Silent ball bearings improve confidence

24th October 2019 A series of super-precision angular contact ball bearings (ACBBs) for the production of grease-lubricated spindles has been unveiled. The bearings were developed in response to issues faced by manufacturers of machine tool spindles. Manufacturers noted that minimising noise and vibration levels... 

Ceramic bearings revolutionise MVR fans

24th October 2019 A new range of mechanical vapor recompression (MVR) fans with ceramic hybrid bearings that promise a long operational lifespan, are now available. The fans are said to integrate the latest ventilation technologies, with the promise of improved performance efficiency, reduced maintenance and... 

Online store for 3D printer bushings opens

6th August 2019 A three-dimensional (3D) printer bushings Web store has recently been launched. The store stocks specialised 3D printer bushings for many commonplace 3D models. The dedicated Web store has been established to deal with the growing demand for online purchases of these products. 

Hygienic food-line ball bearings rolled out

21st May 2019 A new range of food-line ball bearing units has been launched. The hygienically designed components are intended for use in food-processing equipment, as an important element of a proactive approach to food safety. Since 2012 the food and beverage industry has seen a significant increase in units... 

Bearing Man Group (Pty) Ltd T/A BMG

6th November 2018 BMG is Africa’s leading distributor of engineering components, including bearings, seals, power transmission components, drives & motors, materials handling, fasteners & tools, hydraulics, pneumatics, filtration, lubrication & valves. Our vast range of products is backed by technical experts who... 

Bearing Man Group (Pty) Ltd T/A BMG

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