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  • A brief history of Oilite bearings

    11 Oct 2017

    2017 marks the 90 year anniversary of the Oilite bearing. It is widely accepted that Oilite bearings are still the undisputed leader in sintered self-lubricating bearings. But most people are not aware of how this titan within the industry came to be and the rich history behind it that has...

  • Bowman International at Agritechnica 2017

    13 Sep 2017

    The countdown has begun to Agritechnica 2017! Agritechnica is the largest trade fair for agricultural machinery and equipment in the world and will be held at the Hannover Messe from 12th to 18th November. For those of you who have never had the pleasure of attending the show, it is almos...

  • Bowman launches PEEK Wrapped Bearings Range

    06 Sep 2017

    We are delighted to announce the introduction of a range of high temperature, self-lubricated PEEK lined steel or bronze backed wrapped bearings. Our new W/MP® range is designed to combine the durability and anti-corrosive properties of Polyether Ether Ketone (PEEK), with the produc...

  • BearingNet User Meeting & TCT Show

    05 Sep 2017

    Its a busy few weeks for the Bowman International group! We kick off with the BearingNet User Meeting in Washington DC from the 7th to the 9th September. The BearingNet User Meetings are always a fantastic opportunity to meet with distributors and manufacturers alike to discuss new ideas a...

  • Optimizing Performance Through Correct Specification

    04 Sep 2017

    Many specifiers fall into the trap of treating plain bearings as a commodity design element, opting for the same product time and time again, with no real regard to the application. Here Paul Mitchell, managing director, explores the importance of correct specification when it comes to op...

  • Bearing Selection: The Price of Failure

    25 Aug 2017

    THE PRICE OF FAILURE There are three main reasons for bearing failure; bearing fatigue, incorrect lubrication and the wrong selection of bearing type and material. Addressing these three points when choosing what bearing should be used in each application is crucial – and could help...

  • Bowman acquires John Handley Bearings

    13 Apr 2017

    We are very pleased to announce the acquisition of the business of the Midlands based, John Handley Bearings Ltd. Committed to growing the John Handley name under the umbrella of our own brand, we will work closely with the highly-experienced John Handley team to improve stock availa...


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