Category: Products

Bearings and the Manufacturing Process

Ball Bearings for Industrial Machines

How are your bearings? If they’re the right kind of bearings for the machines and equipment you have, then hopefully things are running smoothly. When you have a smooth production process, then you have the potential for a profitable process. Ideally, you want to reduce production costs while improving productivity, right? Bearing selection matters. Bearings… Read more »

Why Do Bearings Fail?

ConeMount Bearing Heater

Industrial bearings reduce frictional forces between two moving parts by giving a surface something to roll on rather than slide over– they’re crucial for motion applications. Ideally, you want to get the most life out of your bearings, but there are several reasons bearings fail. What are some of those reasons? Not Enough or Too… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Bearing Heaters?

ConeMount Bearing Heater

What are some benefits of bearing heaters? When you need to mount a bearing, it makes sense to use a bearing heater. Heat helps expand the bearing’s inner race for a snug fit without forcing a tight-fit onto a shaft.  How Bearing Heaters Work Bearing heaters help make sure your bearings are heated evenly. Thanks… Read more »

The Advantages of Renting Laser Alignment Equipment

Laser Shaft Alignment System

Seiffert Industrial rents laser alignment equipment because sometimes companies only need our pieces of equipment a few times a year or less! Why purchase a piece of equipment that would sit around gathering dust for much of the year when you could rent it instead for the one or two specific times you’d truly need… Read more »

Proper Roll Alignment is Vital for Industrial Businesses

RollCheck Green

Proper roll alignment is important. Things like paper machines, coaters and winders have hundreds of rollers. There are generally two types of roller misalignments: in-plane and out-of-plane. These can be measured. If rollers are parallel, they’re in-plane. If and when one end of a roller should happen to skew downstream, for example, then the roller… Read more »