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The force of Magnus

The force of Magnus

There are only a handful of paths to making the world’s shipping industry greener and at the same time profitable. One route involves hull and engine [...]
Industry,Manufacturing,Spherical roller bearings,Transportation & logistics,
Engineering Competence
Eight-tonne bearing

Eight-tonne bearing for mining applications

SKF has manufactured and supplied its largest-ever spherical roller bearing based on ISO standard to be used within the mining industry. The bearing, [...]
Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Spherical roller bearings,
Engineering Competence
Rotor bearings in the 8-MW offshore category

New challenges for rotor bearings in the 8-MW offshore category

With the “Round 3”, a 33-gigawatt offshore project in the UK, a new generation of offshore turbines has now been introduced.
Cylindrical roller bearings,Electricity, gas and water supply,Spherical roller bearings,Tapered roller bearings,

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,

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,

The spirit of competition

An Italian company that started out as a Ferrari dealer now cooperates with the luxury sports car maker to win big on the world’s racing circuits.
Cars,Design,Spherical roller bearings,
Engineering Competence

Premature bearing failures in wind gearboxes and white etching cracks (WEC)

Wind turbine gearboxes are subjected to a wide variety of operating conditions, some of which may push the bearings beyond their limits. Damage may [...]
Cylindrical roller bearings,Electricity, gas and water supply,Maintenance,Reliability,Research and theory,Spherical roller bearings,Tapered roller bearings,