All articles for "Axleboxes"

Digital Technology

Conditioning 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
The iconic ‘ding-ding’ trams have been running the streets of Hong Kong Island for more than a century.

Modernizing the “ding-ding” trams

Hong Kong Tramways operates the world’s oldest and largest double-deck tram fleet. The company is now modernizing its trams with new technology. The [...]
Axleboxes,Engineering Competence,Manufacturing,Railways,Tapered roller bearings,
Engineering Competence
The evolution of railway axlebox technology

The evolution of railway axlebox technology

In the first of a two-part article on railway axlebox design, we look at the evolution of this key railway subsystem from an historical perspective. [...]
Axleboxes,Railways,
Industry

Bearings for 500 chinese locomotives

  SKF has gained an order worth 14 million euros from CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Co. Ltd., ZELC, to equip 500 mainline electric locomotives for [...]
Axleboxes,Bearing units,Transportation & logistics,
News

Axlebox order for premium class trains

The Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) is launching a new premium-class long-distance service called Railjet, which will start operating in 2008. The [...]
Axleboxes,Railways,
Engineering Competence

High speed in railways

Speed has been the essence of railways since the first steam locomotive made its appearance in 1804. SKF remains at the forefront of high-speed train [...]
Axleboxes,Bearing housings,Bearing units,Design,Maintenance,Railways,Reliability,Sensorised bearings,
News

Axlebox order for Italian Pendolino

SKF has received an order from Alstom for approximately 1,500 axleboxes equipped with compact tapered roller bearing units for the new gener-ation of [...]
Axleboxes,Railways,