Common Coupling Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

One of the most common components found in industrial machinery is the humble coupling. It is used in a wide variety of industrial applications and is so commonplace that it is quite surprising how little is known about them. Many machine operators and mechanics are unaware of how to take care of them correctly. This leads to various problems, the least of which is an increased wear and tear factor shortening a coupling’s potential lifespan. Larger problems can occur as well, up to and including the complete breakdown of the machinery itself. This means downtime while repairs are made, replacements parts ordered and delivered from couplings suppliers, and all the while production has ground to a halt. All Coupling Designs […]

Lamidisc All Steel Coupling by Jaure Couplings

Jaure Couplings manufacture one of the most prominent types of coupling across many industrial sectors in the form of their trademarked Lamidisc all steel coupling. This special coupling is one of the many innovative solutions that Jaure products aim to provide for a wide variety of sectors such as the metal working industries using steel, aluminium and copper. Jaure are also well known for producing components for machinery used in the paper and mineral industries, as well as designing and manufacturing specific parts for use with many different kinds of large cranes and hoisting machinery. Jaure Couplings itself now operates under the umbrella of the Regal Beloit Corporation which is one of the largest electric motor manufacturers in the world. […]

Ballscrews: Their Enduring Popularity

One of the most popular types of screw used across many different industries is the ballscrew, which is ideal for applications requiring precision motion control. As one of the most efficient screw designs, ballscrew manufacturers produce many variations to suit a wide variety of purposes. Using ballscrews is probably the most efficient way of converting torque or rotary motion into precise linear motion. Heavy loads are not a problem for ballscrews either as the ballscrew manufacturing process makes them sturdy enough to maintain excellent accuracy while moving heavy loads even at a fast pace. It is exactly this kind of reliability under stress that keeps ballscrews suppliers in business due to the huge demand for the product. An added bonus […]

Ave Plate Chains and Modular Belts

Ave Chains have long forged themselves a reputation as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of conveyor belt components. They produce plate chains, modular belts and sliders, as well as frame accessories and sprockets that are used in a wide variety of applications in industries all over the world. Here we take a focused look at a couple of their product lines, namely the plate chain belts and modular chain belts. Ave Chains Plate Chains The plated Ave Chains product provides a safe and smooth running conveyor belt movement. The Ave Chains special design of the plate chain enables the conveyor to turn at extremely tight angles which thus helps the conveying machinery minimise the amount of space it needs […]

Variable Speed Drive Suppliers

There are many pulley and belt manufacturers who produce top quality products, with YB Components keen to ensure their good work is available to companies all over the world. Below we feature just a couple of the variable speed drive manufacturers whose parts and products are available to order through YB Components. Berges Variable Speed Pulleys and Belts Berges are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of variable speed drive products. They have been at the forefront of speed drive innovation ever since their acquisition of the Becker asymmetrical pulley system back in 2003. Since adopting and subsequently pioneering this system, Berges has become the global specialist in mechanically variable pulley technology with an extraordinarily wide range of products. Those […]

Top Six Ways to Avoid Needing Gearbox Repair Services

The lifespan of industrial gearboxes will obviously vary according to the design and quality of the build, but another determiner of gearbox longevity is the level of care and maintenance it receives. There will be some models of gearboxes manufacture that are difficult to maintain optimally due to difficulty of access, but as they are one of the most important components of machines in a wide number of industries, it is important to understand how to maximise their lifespan. Requiring a gearbox repair service means downtime for the machinery, which means less productivity for the company on the whole. To help prevent this, here is a list of six of the best ways to avoid needing to call in any […]

Kumera Clutches and Gearboxes

              Kumera clutches and gearboxes have been manufactured by Finland’s Kimura Corporation for well over three quarters of a century now, through which time they have developed a reputation as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high quality power transmission products. Kumera’s dedicated division, the Power Transmission Group, produces a wide range of Kumera clutches and Kumera gearboxes for many different applications for all of the major processing industries. Here we highlight a few of the most popular Kumera clutches and gearboxes that are available through YB Components. Kumera Clutches – One Stage Helical Gearboxes The One Stage Helical Kumera Gearboxes are known as the LX Series and are specifically designed to be […]

Siraflex Spring Balancers

              Spring tool balancers are the ideal aid for helping with the manoeuvre of awkward or heavy tools and machinery. Siraflex tool balancers are specifically designed to take the weight of the load and allow the operator to move it around with ease. This enables tasks which require heavy machinery to be completed quicker, safer and far more efficiently. Here we take a look at some of the Siraflex spring balancers available through YB Components. The different flex types and load capacities mean the different models can be adapted for very different purposes. Siraflex Type A – Steel Braided Nylon Coated Wire There are two types of Siraflex Type A, and this first one […]

Pemaks Pneumatic Cylinders and Industrial Parts

                          Pemaks Pneumatic Cylinders was founded back in 1963 by two brothers who began by producing simple products such as nuts, bolts and hose sockets in their small workshop. Just over a decade later and they had expanded the business so much that they became Turkey’s first pneumatic cylinders manufacturers. Since then, Pemaks have grown into a global brand, exporting their pneumatic industrial parts across three continents, with the Pemaks parts becoming integral components of many of the world’s largest manufacturing business operations. They have achieved TSEK and ISO 9001 quality management certificates and continue to combine the most advanced technologies and up to date manufacturing techniques in […]

Enemac Couplings and Torque Limiters

Enemac are a German-based clutch and coupling manufacturer who also specialise in the design and production of other specialist shaft locking devices such as torque limiters. They have been producing high quality industrial components ever since their founding in 1981, and their products are now used all over the world in thousands of different applications. Here we take a closer look at the Enemac coupling and Enemac torque limiter products. Enemac Couplings The Enemac couplings suit a variety of shafts. They are compensating couplings which are specifically designed to be backlash-free with a conformal transfer between torques, which basically means they are extremely reliable and will maintain their positional accuracy throughout the operation. There are several different kinds of Enemac […]