All articles for "Engineering Competence"

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,
Engineering Competence

Hybrid bearings – the ‍co‍ming in⁠dustry standard

Hybrid bearings provide solutions for existing and upcoming technical challenges. Combining steel rings and ceramic rolling elements reduces weight [...]
Bearing failure,Bearing life,Bearings,Engineering Competence,
Industry

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,
Industry

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,
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,