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Press Releases from Waukesha Bearings Corporation

 

February 1, 2017

Waukesha Bearings® Patents Trailing Edge Cooling on Hydrodynamic Bearings

Waukesha Bearings has secured a patent for its innovative trailing edge cooling technology. Trailing edge cooling increases heat transfer in tilting pad bearings to expand bearing operating limits. The design features grooves in the trailing edge face of the tilting pad and a spray bar adjacent to the trailing edge to deliver cooling flow.

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February 18, 2016

Bearings Plus Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Certification

Bearings Plus® (BPI®) is proud to announce that the quality management system at Dover Pearland Operations (DPO) recently received ISO 9001:2008 certification.

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September 22, 2015

New Bearings Plus™ Video Highlights Commitment, Craftsmanship

Bearings Plus, a Waukesha Bearings business, is proud to announce the release of a video highlighting the precision, reliability and engineering that characterize the company’s fluid film bearing and sealing solutions. 

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January 15, 2015

Waukesha Bearings® and Bearings Plus™ Offer Rotordynamic Analysis for a Wide Range of OEM and End-User Applications

Bearings Plus, an industry-leading provider of custom technology upgrades for engineered fluid film bearings and seals, and its parent company, Waukesha Bearings, a global leader in the design and manufacture of fluid film bearings, are proud to announce new literature detailing their comprehensive rotordynamic analysis capabilities.

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October 27, 2014

Richard R. Shultz of Waukesha Magnetic Bearings® to Deliver Presentation at MaintCon 2014 in Bahrain

Waukesha Magnetic Bearings is proud to announce that Chief Engineer Richard R. Shultz will be delivering a presentation at the third biennial Middle East Maintenance Conference & Exhibition (MaintCon), Dec. 7-10, 2014, in Bahrain. The presentation, which is co-authored by Mamdouh B. Al-Aidarous, Saudi Aramco, PE Mechanical, with Rotating Equipment & Dynamic Analysis (REDA), will focus on Bearing System Reliability and Availability, including consideration of a magnetic bearing system for an enhanced oil recovery (EOR) motor compressor.

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October 13, 2014

Waukesha Bearings® Introduces Tilt Pad Thrust Bearings for High-Temperature ESPs

At last month’s Pump & Turbomachinery Symposia, Waukesha Bearings featured its new Hidrax™ HT thrust bearing for high-temperature electric submersible pumps (ESPs). The Hidrax HT tilt pad thrust bearing can sustain unit loads of 8 MPa (1160 psi) at oil bath temperatures up to 300°C (572°F).

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August 11, 2014

New Video from Waukesha Bearings Corporation™ Highlights Company’s Commitment to Market Leadership

Waukesha Bearings Corporation is pleased to announce the release of a new corporate video illustrating Waukesha’s commitment to market leadership through an ongoing investment in technology.

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July 30, 2014

Waukesha Magnetic Bearings® General Manager Mike Swann To Deliver Keynote Address at ISMB14, Aug. 11-14

Waukesha Magnetic Bearings® is proud to announce Mike Swann, General Manager, will be delivering a keynote address at the 14th International Symposium on Magnetic Bearings (ISMB14) August 11-14 in Linz, Austria.

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May 19, 2014

Waukesha Bearings® ISFD® Paper Presented at ASME Turbo Expo on June 19

Waukesha Bearings is proud to announce the presentation of the integral squeeze film damper (ISFD) from 8 - 10 a.m. on June 19, at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Turbo Expo in Dusseldorf, Germany.

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May 7, 2014

Waukesha Magnetic Bearings® Automated Commissioning System Outperforms Hands-On Commissioning Procedures

Waukesha Magnetic Bearings®, an industry leader in custom-engineered magnetic bearing systems for large turbomachinery and high-performing rotating equipment, announces the availability of its Automated Commissioning System.

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April 14, 2014

MLSF® Bearings Provide Longer Life, Low Maintenance, Minimal Downtime

Waukesha Bearings®, a global leader in the design and manufacture of oil and process-lubricated engineered bearings, is proud to announce the availability of its Multi-Lobe Semi-Floating (MLSF®) bearings.

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November 28, 2012

Waukesha Bearings Corporation™ Branding Initiative

The Waukesha Bearings Corporation™ brand has been developed to project our corporate vision and reinforce our company’s standing as a global leader. We are dedicated to solving the world’s toughest problems through the use of superior technology and operational excellence. By leveraging the strength of three integrated business units – Fluid Film Bearings, Magnetic Bearings, and Engineered Seals – we deliver technology and application expertise unrivaled in the industry. These brands, and the products and services we offer, help to differentiate Waukesha Bearings Corporation from its competitors.

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October 24, 2012

Grand Opening in Suzhou, China

As the global market continues to expand, Waukesha Bearings Corporation prepared to meet the needs of customers around the world by providing local support where it’s most in demand.  With15 years of sales presence in China, coupled with global expansion initiatives the manufacturing plant in Suzhou, China opened on October 24, 2012.

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November 24, 2010

Waukesha Bearings Acquires KMC and Bearings Plus

Waukesha Bearings Corporation, an operating unit within Dover Corporation’s (NYSE: DOV) Fluid Management segment, announced today that it has acquired KMC, Inc. and Bearings Plus, Inc., leaders in the design, analysis and manufacturing of engineered fluid film bearings and seals.

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January 1, 2010

Waukesha Bearings Acquires Inpro/Seal Company

Waukesha Bearings has acquired Inpro/Seal Company, the leading designer and manufacturer of bearing isolator technologies.

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August 1, 2009

Waukesha Magnetic Bearings Expands Product Offering

Expanded digital controller product line includes a variety of input powers and special features for application-specific optimization.

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July 25, 2007

Waukesha Bearings Extends Global Presence in Russia

Waukesha Bearings Corporation and Russian-based state owned enterprise VNIIEM (All-Russian Scientific Institute of Electro-mechanics with a plant named after A.G. Iossifian) have finalized a long-term strategic alliance agreement.

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