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Isolating vibration in HVAC applications

No other fixture spreads itself more completely across your building – which means isolating vibration is a critical element in running a quiet, efficient HVAC system. Whatever the application, vibration is always going to be – at the very least – an irritant. But in an HVAC system, each vibration has the potential to travel […]

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Man Looking at Car Engine With Bonnet Up

How do I know if my car’s engine mounts need replacing?

Vibration. Noise. Banging. It could be a sign your car’s engine mounts need replacing, but how do you know? We’ve explored before the effects of engine mount wear and the signs that show your car’s mounts may need replacing, but the signs of mount degradation are often easy to confuse with other problems. Engine mounts […]

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Failsafe Green Sign

What makes failsafe, failsafe?

Fibet engine, cab mounts and suspension bushes are trusted by manufacturers across the UK for their failsafe functionality? But what does failsafe mean in the context of an anti-vibration mount? One of the key differentiators between our vibration isolation components is failsafe functionality. Some of our products have it (our engine mounts, cab/cone mounts and […]

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Bobbin Mounts

Bobbin mounts – why use them?

Our bobbin mounts are used in a vast range of applications but why use them? The Fibet range of bobbin mounts is arguably the largest in the UK. Available with male, female or combination threads and in a wide range of sizes, stiffnesses and load capacities, there are literally thousands of alternatives to choose from. […]

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Centrifuge

Keeping sensitive equipment vibration-free

What sources of vibration can cause problems for sensitive equipment – and what can you do about isolating that vibration? Vibration is the nemesis of sensitive instruments. Even a slight vibration can be enough to render a reading inaccurate or send operation outside of acceptable tolerances. Removing vibration is hard enough in land-based applications like […]

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Where does natural rubber come from?

Many of the market leading anti-vibration mounts and bushes supplied by Fibet incorporate natural rubber. But where does natural rubber come from, and what are its advantages over synthetic alternatives? It’s not just the ability to absorb vibration that makes natural rubber an ideal material to use in vibration isolation. It’s the rubber’s tensile strength, […]

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SHU Racing Team

Record results for SHU Racing

Fibet anti-vibration products have helped the SHU Racing team break into the Formula Student UK top 20 for the first time. Photos courtesy of Sheffield Hallam University’s Student Racing Team Even as a motor racing aficionado, you may not know a great deal about Formula Student (FS), but it’s playing a crucial role in encouraging […]

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Paintball Tank

The paintball challenge

Our anti-vibration components are no stranger to automotive or military applications. But recently, we were challenged to develop an anti-vibration mount for a tank of a different kind – one that fires paintballs. If your idea of paintballing is something that happens on foot, then it’s probably time you climbed back into the camouflage gear […]

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Fibet Global Group

Celebrating our Italian engineering heritage

As Fibet launches its new global website, now is an appropriate moment to reflect on the fact that Fibet UK is part of a global engineering business that’s more than 65 years old. Order any of our anti-vibration products and it will be with you next day (and sometimes same day), stocked, supplied and despatched […]

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Inside View of Car Engine

Fibet secures another contract with UK OEM car manufacturer

Fibet’s market leading anti-vibration components have become the products of choice for another major UK automotive manufacturer. The new contract has extended the breadth of support Fibet offers to a significant number of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and you’ll now find our products in everything from premium sports cars and commercial vehicles to electric cars. […]

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Range of Anti Vibration Mounts

What makes rubber the ideal anti-vibration material?

Each of our buffers, bushes and mounts use rubber to isolate vibration. But what is it about rubber that makes it ideal for the job? Whether it’s an engine, a motor, a pump or a generating set – whatever your equipment is designed to do, there’s an inevitability that it will also generate something less […]

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Heavy Duty Anti Vibration Mount

Can engine mounts cause vibration?

Engine mounts are supposed to reduce engine vibration. But choose inferior mounts, the wrong type or hardness, or fail to replace damaged ones, and you could find they are the cause of vibration and more… Engine vibration The first sign of engine vibration may be an unfamiliar noise. In automotive applications, you (or at least […]

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Square Hertz Dial

What is vibration?

And where does it come from? Fibet manufactures and supplies anti-vibration products for a significant number of sectors including marine, automotive and agricultural. Vibration is something we all know when we hear or feel it, but what actually is it? Vibration is the oscillation of a body around a central point, and it is those […]

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Engine Mounts

Is it time to replace your engine mounts?

Here are four signs to look out for… Engine mounts may not be the most headline-worthy part of the engine, but they perform a vital role, protecting the components (and any operators/drivers) from shocks and vibration. Fibets’ engine mounts are designed to deliver consistent and robust anti-vibration performance year after year, but over time even […]

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Anti-Vibration Martin Levelling Feet

Level best? A guide to levelling feet

Key considerations for choosing the right levelling feet. From pumps, engines, plant and machinery to white goods, a level surface is essential to optimal performance. When products are designed to perform on the flat, levelling feet help reduce stresses and vibration, protect performance and minimise wear. But which levelling feet are right for your application? […]

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Medium Duty Bell Mount

Which engine mount do I need?

Take the guesswork out of choosing the right engine mount for your application – use our quick reference guide. The typical engine mount doesn’t attract a lot of attention. It’s one of those essential elements of product design that you only really notice when it isn’t there. Yet, whether its application is automotive, general engineering, […]

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Northern Automotive Alliance Logo

Supporting our local auto industry

Why we’re proud to be members of the Northern Auto Alliance The North West is a major player in the UK automotive industry. Around 300,000 vehicles roll off production lines across the region every year, accounting for about 16,000 jobs and £9 billion in sales (the second highest regional total for the UK auto sector). […]

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Mini Robots Battling on Robot Wars

Roboteers, stand by…

Fibet’s anti-vibration products may not have prevented Crank-E from taking a mechanical mauling, but they did an impressive job of limiting damage. There are some things you don’t see in your average episode of Robot Wars. Usually, while Dara O’Briain and Angela Scanlon are interviewing the teams and asking what went right/wrong, there’s a team […]

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Leeds Formula Race Team

Supporting Leeds Formula Race Team

How Fibet’s pragmatic approach to bush and engine mount selection helped the Leeds Formula Race Team get race ready. When it comes to learning your trade, there’s no substitute for real world experience. That’s the reason for the existence of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) Formula Student Competition, a student-only competition held at Silverstone […]

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Engine Mounts

Fibet UK extend our range of engine mounts

Fibet would like to inform you that we have extended our range of Engine and Bell Mounts into the UK, so that we now have arguably the widest range available for next day delivery to support all your requirements. Whatever type of Engine Mount you are currently using can be supported by the Fibet range, […]

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Fibet UK launch our new digital catalogue

Fibet UK are proud to launch their NEW Digital Catalogue, which provides the visitor with enhanced search functionality, print facility and a simplified format to aid the user. This Catalogue can be added to your desktop to aid its’ use, and will ensure that the user is always linked to the latest updates and developments that Fibet have […]

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Air Movement for Levelling Feet

New product for air movement products

Fibet VVTC and SG Mounts are the best low-cost solution for a wide range of air movement products.They are designed with high damping capabilities in the medium-high frequency to reduce noise (actual and transient) and vibration levels of any air movement products.

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Cone Mount

New cone mount

Fivistop range had been increased with the new item 4623CN08, small mount with an M8 assembling hole.

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