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Meter Bearings starts collaboration with Elgeti Engineering
At the Hannover Messe, Meter Bearings and Elgeti Engineering announce their new partnership on...


FERSA-NKE purchases bearing endurance test rig by Elgeti Engineering
In order to expand their testing capabilities, FERSA-NKE purchases a bearing test rig...

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Meter Bearings starts collaboration with Elgeti Engineering

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At the Hannover Messe, Meter Bearings and Elgeti Engineering announce their new partnership on bearing testing. Meter Bearings is a bearing manufacturer located in Robassomero, Italy (near Torino) and specializes in customized solutions based primarily on roller bearings. For testing their products, they will now rely on the services of Elgeti Engineering, which operates various endurance test rigs at their HQ in Aachen, Germany.

Massimo Ardissione says: "One of our strength is flexibility and the cooperation with Elgeti Engineering may help us to reduce the testing time and result in an improved experience of the bearing life and ability to support high loads during the application.” 

Hagen Elgeti adds: “Meter Bearings provides customized solutions for challenging applications which means that standard testing methods would quickly reach their limitations. We are very pleased that the flexibility of our test rigs can help such a dynamic company and we look forward to a fruitful and inspiring collaboration.”


FERSA-NKE purchases bearing endurance test rig by Elgeti Engineering

Bearing test rig

In order to expand their testing capabilities, FERSA-NKE purchases a bearing test rig EELPAX-200 by Elgeti Engineering GmbH. This testing machine is equipped with an enhanced measurement system which allows for the detection of the smallest spalling and thus provides the most precise test results. Additionally, the next generation control system provides many additional functions such as load cycles, easy switching between manual and automatic operation, integration of torque measurement, and improved data acquisition for easier post-processing.

Jesus Monforte, Sales Director of NKE says: "For FERSA Group, testing is a key to ensure product fitness to the application and support our advanced engineering projects. With this acquisition, we increase as well our in-house testing capacity demanded by our project pipeline. In this sense we count on our strong cooperation with Elgeti to develop test rigs according to our needs.”

Hagen Elgeti, Managing Director of Elgeti Engineering, adds: “Dynamic companies like Fersa Group drive us to continuously improve our technical solutions and therefore, we are very pleased that our latest concepts can help to support FERSA-NKE’s activities in research and quality control.”


Bearing Installation Training on Seminar Truck

Seminar truck

Faulty installation of bearings is one of the most frequent root cause for premature failures. Therefore, we offer you an indivual training on our seminar truck at your location in Europe. You will lean to properly use tools like inductive heater or workshop press, to safely avoid damages and to adjust axial or radial clearance.

In particular, the following exercises will be conducted: 

- Changing the ball bearings of an electric motor

- Mounting cylindrical and spherical roller bearings

- Measuring and adjusting axial clearance of an assembly

- Measuring and adnusting of radial clearance of spherical roller bearings with conical bore

This seminar takes about 4 h and is dedicated to groups of up to four persons. Apart from that, we could refer in particular to your special applications. Please feel free to contact us directly for coordination of details according to your requirments!


Seminars May 2019 Indiana

In May, we offer again our Bearing and Gearbox Seminars in Valparaiso, Indiana:

 

-        05/20     Development of bearing suppliers and quality control during purchasing

-        05/21     Basics of bearing technology

-        05/22     Bearing failures: Investigation and analysis of practical examples

-        05/23     Preventive maintenance and condition monitoring of industrial gearboxes

-        05/24     Supplier development for large industrial gearboxes and quality control during purchasing

 

For further information about the content also the registration form, please click here


Seminars February 2019 Aachen

In February, we offer again our Bearing and Gearbox Seminars in Aachen:

 

-        02/18     Development of bearing suppliers and quality control during purchasing

-        02/19     Basics of bearing technology

-        02/20     Bearing failures: Investigation and analysis of practical examples

-        02/21     Preventive maintenance and condition monitoring of industrial gearboxes

-        02/22     Supplier development for large industrial gearboxes and quality control during purchasing

 

For further information about the content also the registration form, please click here.


Sales cooperation with FVA GmbH for North America

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On FVA Information Conference in Würzburg, FVA GmbH and Elgeti Engineering GmbH agree on a sales cooperation for the North American Market. Elgeti Engineering GmbH shall officially promote software products by FVA GmbH such as Workbench which is a powerful tool for design and verification of gearboxes and related machine elements.

Hagen Elgeti, General Manager of Elgeti Engineering GmbH, states: “In our daily business, we are frequently confronted with unexpected damages of machinery which in many cases can only be solved by enhanced design. Therefore, it is highly interesting to not only identify the root causes but also help our customers by providing them with the proper tools for solving such matters based on latest state of research. Apart from that, the collaboration with a powerful partner like FVA GmbH that contributes enormous knowledge and expertise to our daily work and will help us to move our daily work to a higher level of technology.”

Norbert Haefke, General Manager of FVA GmbH adds: "With the help of our extraordinary expert-network we are able to transfer the latest research results into highly sophisticated software solutions within a very short period of time which suits perfectly to the daily work of our customers. This allows us to quickly make unexplained phenomena transparent and understandable which helps in particular the experts of Elgeti Engineering who are confronted daily with the most unusual cases of damage. By using the latest calculation methods, we can offer highest level damage analysis together with the experts from Elgeti Engineering. This enables us to offer a highly attractive service portfolio, particularly in the North American market."


Vacant Position: Project and sales engineer, Valparaiso, Indiana

For our subsidiary in Valparaiso Indiana, we are looking for a project and sales engineer who shall be in charge for:

- Inspection of damaged parts from field, arranging of further investigations if necessary

- On-site inspection and condition monitoring in North America

- Presentation of reports to customers

- Identification and contacting new customers, introduction of our services

 

The position will require frequent trips to our HQ in Germany, where one has to assist in further projects in order to get well integrated in our team. Apart from willingness to travel, we expect graduation in mechanical engineering or mechatronics, ability for professional communication in English and motivation for learning.

We offer the opportunity for working self-responsibly in interesting projects and continuous development of your engineering skills that shall qualify for next career steps within our company. In this context, we would support e. g. Master studies in Germany (English lectures).

If you are interested, please send your application (CV, university transcript) to Hagen Elgeti (he(at)elgeti-engineering(dot).de) and do not hesitate to contact us in case of any questions!


New seminars in February 2018 in Valparaiso, Indiana

In February, we offer the following seminars at our location in Valparaiso, Indiana: 

-        02/05     Development of bearing suppliers and quality control during purchasing

-        02/06     Basics of bearing technology

-        02/07     Bearing failures: Investigation and analysis of practical examples

-        02/08     Preventive maintenance and condition monitoring of industrial gearboxes

-        02/09     Supplier development for large industrial gearboxes and quality control during purchasing

-        02/10     Basics of machine acoustics – reduction of noise by design measures

 

For further information about the content also the registration form, please click here.


Elgeti Engineering is starting a collaboration with RWTH Aachen International Academy gGmbH

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Elgeti Engineering is starting a collaboration with RWTH Aachen International Academy gGmbH on their Master's College for Mechanical Engineering for Bachelor senior students from the People's Republic of China. The purpose of this Master's College is the preparation of subsequent Master studies at RWTH Aachen. Therefore, the students attend intensive engineering lectures and German courses; they are involved in engineering practices and research and are closely tutored on scientific and cultural matters. In this context, internships at local companies and the option of writing their Bachelor thesis either at a German company or at a research institute of RWTH Aachen while being part of innovative research teams provide highly beneficial working experience. 

Professor Bernd Markert who is the director of  the Institute of General Mechanics at the RWTH Aachen University and a Professor of the corresponding host University in China are responsible for scientific management.

This collaboration helps us to develop highly qualified mechanical engineers for their professional future at our company in order to promote our business in the P. R. of China. 


New seminars in September and October 2017 in Aachen

This fall, we offer again our bearing and gearbox seminars: 

 

Development of bearing suppliers and quality control during purchasing

- 25th of September                       held in German, Aachen (D)

- 02nd of October                           held in English, Aachen (D)

 

 Basics of bearing technology

- 26th of September                       held in German, Aachen (D)

- 03rd of October                           held in English, Aachen (D)

 

Bearing failures: Investigation and analysis of practical Examples

- 27th of September                       held in German, Aachen (D)

- 04th of October                           held in English, Aachen (D)

 

Preventive maintenance and condition monitoring of industrial gearboxes

- 28th of September                       held in German, Aachen (D)

- 06th of October                           held in English, Aachen (D)

 

Supplier development for large industrial gearboxes and quality control during purchasing

- 29th of September                       held in German, Aachen (D)

- 07th of October                           held in English, Aachen (D)

 

Basics of machine acoustics – reduction of noise by design measures

- 30th of September                       held in German, Aachen (D)

- 08th of October                           held in English, Aachen (D)

 

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