All articles for "Research and theory"

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CARB – three bearings in one

Customer demands for a space saving and robust bearing with low friction, resulted in CARBTM, a new type of bearing, which permits both large axial [...]
Pulp and paper,Research and theory,Toroidal roller bearings,
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Seal analysis pays

In today’s bearing systems, the seal is often the weakest link – the easiest point of exit for vital lubricants and the first point of attack for [...]
Design,Research and theory,Seals,
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Grease with a longer life

The steel industry is a major consumer of lubricating oil and grease. For many years the greases used have been to an extremely low specification. In [...]
Machinery and equipment,Metal industry,Research and theory,
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Contamination and bearing life

The influence of particulate contamination present in bearing lubricants and on the surfaces of machine elements has been studied for the last 25 to [...]
Cylindrical roller bearings,Pulp and paper,Research and theory,Spherical roller bearings,
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Bearings stabilise agricultural machinery

Fortschritt Erntemaschinen GmbH has developed a new rotary grass cutter. The main requirements were larger working widths and higher driving [...]
Cylindrical roller bearings,Pulp and paper,Research and theory,Spherical roller bearings,
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Research up front

Research centres are often regarded as hotbeds of learning with little relevance to the real world. But the researchers at SKF’s international [...]
Cars,Hub units,Hybrid bearings,Lubricants,Research and theory,Seals,Trucks and trailers,