Engineering Competence

Advanced testing accelerates development of offshore bearings

As offshore wind turbines increase in generating power, main shaft bearings need to meet the ever-higher demands placed on the power generating [...]
Engineering Competence

From lubricant physics to bearing behaviour

The SKF Chair at LaMCoS – INSA Lyon: "Lubricated Interfaces for the Future”.
Engineering Competence

Keeping ballast in check

Many vessels take on ballast water to improve balance, stability and structural integrity when they are sailing without cargo.
Engineering Competence
SKF Rail Track Monitoring

SKF Rail Track Monitoring

New technology developed by SKF uses the same onboard IMx system as is used for bogie rotating-equipment monitoring to control the condition of the [...]
Condition monitoring,Railways,
Engineering Competence

New solution for wind turbine operators

In partnership with Boralex, a leader in the Canadian renewable energy market and France’s largest independent producer of onshore wind power, SKF is [...]
Condition monitoring,Electricity,gas and water supply,
Engineering Competence
Spherical roller bearings: The bearing for all seasons

Spherical roller bearings: The bearing for all seasons

In 1919 SKF launched a product that was to transform the world of bearings and their applications in countless industries. Over the past 100 years, [...]
Bearings,Spherical roller bearings,
Engineering Competence
The-skf-generalized-bearing-life-model-for-hybrid-bearings

The SKF Generalized Bearing Life Model for hybrid bearings

Recently, SKF introduced the Generalized Bearing Life Model (GBLM) concept for rolling bearings [1]. Since then, work has continued focusing on [...]
Bearings,Research and development,Research and theory,