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SKF’s logo – a milestone in commercial design

US design historian Ezra Shales has just published an academic paper that hails the SKF logo as “a pioneer of corporate identity”. We find out why.
Design,
Manufacturing

The right bearing stops downtime in the automotive industry

One German vehicle manufacturer increased its service life from some three months to more than 36 months with an SKF-tailored spherical roller [...]
Bearing failure,Bearing life,Cars,Engineering,Spherical roller bearings,
Manufacturing

Manufacturing’s lean and digital future at SKF

When Ajay Naik moved from India to Sweden in 2017 to run SKF’s Gothenburg factory, the plant faced multiple challenges. This is how he and his team [...]
Digital Technology,Digitization,Engineering Competence,Industry,Leadership,Manufacturing,Quality Management,
Engineering Competence

New bearing design for wind turbine gearboxes

Say hello to a new bearing for wind turbine gearboxes. SKF high durability gearbox bearings for wind have a longer endurance life, higher life rating [...]
Bearing failure,Bearing life,Bearings,Digital Technology,Digitization,Engineering Competence,New technology/product,Quality,Reliability,
Digital Technology

Condition mon‍itoring cuts costs

China’s Guangzhou Metro is one of the busiest metro networks in the world. Now it is going from a planned maintenance model for its bearings to a [...]
Axleboxes,Bearing failure,Bearing life,Bearings,Condition monitoring,Digital Technology,Digitization,Engineering Competence,Maintenance,Sustainability,
Engineering Competence

Hybrid bearings – the ‍co‍ming industry standard

Hybrid bearings provide solutions for existing and upcoming technical challenges. Combining steel rings and ceramic rolling elements reduces weight [...]
Bearing failure,Bearing life,Bearings,Engineering Competence,
Digital Technology

The future of bearing failure analysis is here

Computer vision is an effective complement to the human eye. SKF has developed an AI tool to evaluate bearing damage automatically, helping [...]
Artificial intelligence,Bearing failure,Digital Technology,Digitization,Maintenance,New technology/product,

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