All articles for "Reliability"


A mine with a mission

When Asarco Inc. mines copper ore at its Mission Complex in the midst of the southwest US desert, it’s a battle against both temperature and costs.In [...]
Condition monitoring,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Reliability,Spherical roller bearings,Toroidal roller bearings,

In magazines around the world

Expansion and specialisation are key words for Finland’s UPM-Kymmene. Today the company produces the lion’s share of the world’s magazine paper.When [...]
Condition monitoring,Maintenance,Online services,Pulp and paper,Reliability,
Engineering Competence

Paper mill gains from condition monitoring

State-of-the-art papermaking machines combined with an ability to more closely monitor machine vibration are reaping significant savings for Sappi’s [...]
Condition monitoring,Pulp and paper,Reliability,Toroidal roller bearings,

A familiar name on the Chilean market

Empresas CMPC is a key company in the Chilean industry – as well as a household name. Most Chileans have on some occasion used the company’s [...]
Condition monitoring,Maintenance,Pulp and paper,Reliability,Seals,Spherical roller bearings,

Right on track with bogie monitoring system

Sécheron of Switzerland and SKF are developing a new bogie monitoring system for railway cars. Due to be launched this year, the system continuously [...]
Axleboxes,Condition monitoring,Railways,Reliability,Sensorised bearings,Transportation & logistics,

Improved uptime for vibrating equipment

Copperhead is a new integrated system of advanced bearings and condition monitoring technology. Developed by SKF, it is designed specifically for use [...]
Condition monitoring,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Other industry,Reliability,Research and theory,Spherical roller bearings,

Monitoring without wires

SKF has developed a wireless system for online monitoring of machine condition in rotating equipment. The system is targeted for the pulp and paper, [...]
Condition monitoring,Cylindrical roller thrust bearings,Machinery and equipment,Metal industry,Pulp and paper,Reliability,Simulation and software,