All articles for "Research and development"

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,
Engineering Competence

Understanding vertical shaft mounting for bearings

When mounting bearings, one of the most common procedures is to use a vertical shaft mounting position and work with heat. Considering all common [...]
Bearings,Coupling systems,Research and development,
Industry

The need for speed

SKF is accelerating the development of electric vehicles. With its new High Speed Ball Bearing 1.8 for e-Drive, the company is taking the lead in the [...]
Cars,Deep groove ball bearings,Research and development,
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,
SKF Rolling Knowledge webinars

Experience the SKF R&D labs, where we fight friction and wear

Improved energy efficiency and cost reduction can be achieved by downsizing machines, increasing speeds and loads. As a result, machines are subject [...]
Bearings,Lubricants,Research and development,Research and theory,Roller bearings,
beakers

Experiment­ing with new challenges leading the path to innovation

Universal trends applicable to numerous machines and many industries comprise improved energy efficiency and cost reduction, which, among others, can [...]
Bearings,Design,Research and development,Research and theory,Simulation and software,
Research paper for Pumps and Compressors

Pump and compressor performance under thin film and oil-free conditions

Rolling bearing solutions for mixed-media and media lubrication in compressors or pumps
Fluid Machinery,Media lubrication,Oil-free bearing lubrication,Pumps and Compressors,Research and development,