All articles for "Reliability"

Putting condition monitoring firmly on the rails

Britain’s largest train operator, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), has installed a condition monitoring system developed by SKF to help avoid [...]
Condition monitoring,Railways,Reliability,
Industry

Uptime All the Time

Apart from planned stops, the machines in Sweden’s Iggesund pulp and paperboard mill run day and night, all year round – in hot, humid and [...]
Condition monitoring,Pulp and paper,Reliability,
Industry

Solution for subsea gas compression

SKF has supplied magnetic bearings for use in the world’s first subsea gas compression system at the Statoil-operated Åsgard gas field off the [...]
Electricity, gas and water supply,Magnetic bearings,Reliability,
Industry

Digging deep

When it comes to moving ore up and men and material up and down a mineshaft, three factors are crucial: reliability, safety and speed. At Czech [...]
Lubricants,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Reliability,Spherical roller bearings,
Industry

Down-to-earth wind power

The growing popularity of wind power to produce electricity with a low carbon footprint has led to the installation of wind turbines that are bigger [...]
Bearing housings,Electricity, gas and water supply,Reliability,Slewing bearings,Spherical roller bearings,
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Investing for the future

The 87-year-old Munksund paper mill in northern Sweden is kept up to date to meet the demands of today’s customers. One of the latest improvements is [...]
Condition monitoring,Pulp and paper,Reliability,
Engineering Competence

Changing tides

London’s wastewater disposal system dates back to the days of Queen Victoria. Now the government has embarked on a massive programme to upgrade the [...]
Electricity, gas and water supply,Explorer bearings,Reliability,Spherical roller thrust bearings,Tapered roller bearings,