Sustainability

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,
Sustainability

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,
Sustainability

How to cope with an ag‍gressive en‍viron‍ment

The aggressive environment in ATA Timber’s wood kilns caused major problems for its drying trolleys. SKF proposed a transition to sealed deep groove [...]
Bearing life,Engineering Competence,Lubricants,Maintenance,Maintenance products,
Sustainability

New cassette seal aimed at heavy machinery

In November SKF launched a newly designed cassette seal for wheel ends aimed at boosting the resilience of equipment in tough operating conditions.
Agriculture,Construction,Integrated maintenance solutions,Lubrication Solutions,Maintenance,Maintenance products,New technology/product,
Sustainability

New grease gun operated by a thumb switch

A new grease gun in the SKF family enables users to toggle between high-volume and high-pressure requirements via a thumb-operated switch.
Lubrication Solutions,Maintenance,Maintenance products,New technology/product,
Sustainability

Heat pumps favour global drive for zero emissions

There is reason to believe that as the world seeks to drive down carbon emissions, heat pumps will become the dominant heating system. However, the [...]
Energy and sustainability management,Engineering Competence,Industry,
Sustainability

Rickard Gustafson on actions and challenges to achieve SKF’s climate goals

SKF continues its quest to be a sustainability leader within the industry. Downstream, this is achieved through expanding our clean technology [...]
Sustainability,