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Engineering Competence

Coatings to improve bearing performance

Coatings maximize the service life and performance of rolling and plain bearings. They can satisfy a variety of operating conditions and application [...]
Bearing life,Bearings,Industry,INSOCOAT bearings,
Industry

Supporting the energy re‍volution

Active magnetic bearings from SKF are key components in today’s energy transition and optimization. Now they are finding applications in the [...]
Energy and sustainability management,Industry,Magnetic bearings,Sustainability,
Industry

Successful fight against nanoparticles

A well-maintained hydraulic system needs to keep the oil in good condition. An advanced filtration system can remove tiny contaminants that elude [...]
Bearing life,Industry,Lubricants,Maintenance,Manufacturing,
Industry

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,

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