Engineering Competence
Damaged bearing

Understanding the ISO 15243 – Bearing damage modes and classifications

Due to the central role of bearings in many machines, avoiding bearing failures is key to improved machine performance. The first step to avoid future [...]
Bearing failure,
Engineering Competence
SKF Rolling Knowledge webinars

Reliable sealing solutions for optimum bearing/ system performance

“A bearing’s best friend is a properly selected seal!” This statement underlines the fact that around 50% of premature bearing failures are related [...]
Seals,
Engineering Competence
SKF Rolling Knowledge webinars

SKF GBLM – A new rating life model applied to hybrid bearings

Hybrid bearings are the preferred choice for high-speed, high-precision equipment such as machine tool spindles. By combining low weight, good [...]
Bearing life,
Engineering Competence

Bearing solution for vacuum pumps and compressors

SKF has introduced an improved and extended catalogue range of Explorer single-row angular contact ball bearings for use in applications such as [...]
Angular contact ball bearings,Explorer bearings,Pumps and Compressors,
Engineering Competence
Bearing mounting

The future of bearing mounting

Bearing mounting is one of the most important aspects of bearing performance and service life. Estimates are that as many as 1 out of 6 premature [...]
Bearing failure,Bearing mounting,Bearings,Digitization,Training,
Engineering Competence

The added value of 3D printing

Additive manufacturing is an increasingly popular method of producing everything from aerospace components to human body parts. The Swedish company [...]
Digital Technology,Engineering Competence,Manufacturing,Research and development,
Engineering Competence
beakers_R&D

Experiment­ing with new challenges leading the path to innovation

Universal trends applicable to numerous machines and many industries comprise improved energy efficiency and cost reduction, which, among others, can [...]
Bearings,Design,Research and development,Research and theory,Simulation and software,