Aaron Skippings, SMB's very own downhill skateboarder

Bearings 11-05-2017

Our technical whizz Aaron Skippings is also a downhill skateboarding whizz! Last weekend saw the tremendously successful downhill skate event "Rumble at the Peep".

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Bearing specialist supplying Eurovision

Business 09-05-2017

SMB Bearings has been contracted to provide specialist bearings for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. The stainless steel bearings will be used in lighting and camera rigs on the set of the annual televised contest.

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Things to bear in mind for the food sector

Bearings 26-04-2017

Here, Chris Johnson, managing director of SMB Bearings, explains the considerations manufacturers must take when choosing bearings and lubrication in the food and beverage industry.

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Keeping the ball rolling

Bearings 21-03-2017

The slinky was invented by accident when trying to make a meter to monitor power on naval battleships. The engineer dropped a tension spring and with that a world-wide phenomenon was born. But what about those accidents that are less happy?

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Stocking up on specialist bearings

Bearings 13-03-2017

SMB Bearings has introduced a new range of 316 grade stainless steel ball bearings to its catalogue. The 316 bearing variety has been specially selected for customers with applications operating in harsh environments, which the bearings can withstand thanks to their marine grade stainless steel construction.

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Introducing F1 in Schools competitors Tiro Racing

Business 07-03-2017

We are happy to help Tiro Racing achieve their goals & are delighted to be sponsoring the team throughout their F1 in Schools adventure this year. We have sent them our very finest precision EZO bearings & hope this goes some way to giving them the winning edge this year.

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Introducing skateboarder Roxana "Rox Sk8 Girl" Howlett

Bearings 10-01-2017

We were so impressed with the progress Roxana Howlett has made in just one year of skateboarding that we were delighted to immediately make her part of our little SMB skate family.

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It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas...

Business 21-12-2016

We will close at midday on 23rd December & re-open at 9am on the 3rd January 2017 - see you in the New Year!

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SMB's new non-magnetic bearings brochure...

Technology 16-12-2016

We're delighted to be starting work on a new brochure, to showcase our non-magnetic bearings - we have plastic acetal resin, ceramic & 316 grade stainless steel bearings available for a diverse range of applications.

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