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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,Bearings,Digital Technology,Digitization,Engineering Competence,New technology/product,Quality,Reliability,
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,
Digital Technology

The future of bearing failure analysis is here

Computer vision is an effective complement to the human eye. SKF has developed an AI tool to evaluate bearing damage automatically, helping [...]
Bearing failure,Digital Technology,Digitization,Maintenance,New technology/product,
Digital Technology

Testing towards more effective maintenance of Sydney’s railway

Responsible for maintaining the bulk of Sydney’s passenger rail fleet, engineering business Downer Rail & Transit Systems has recently been [...]
Bearing life,Digital Technology,Railways,
Digital Technology

Raising the bar for collecting bearing data

SKF’s Sensor roller system uses sensors embedded inside rollers to gather operational load and other data in order to instantly determine the state [...]
Digital Technology,Research and development,Sensorised bearings,Wind,
Manufacturing

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,