All articles for "Trucks and trailers"


All set for a good life

  Truck hub units have the potential to keep trucks on the road longer, with less downtime. Fleet operator Hare Express decided to try them out. With [...]
Seals,Transportation & logistics,Trucks and trailers,
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Breath of fresh air for automobile air conditioners

Customer demand has led to the development of a range of double row angular contact ball bearings for clutches in automobile air-conditioning [...]
Angular contact ball bearings,Cars,Trucks and trailers,
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X-ray diffraction provides answers to bearing failures

The approach of combining two test regimens, “Testing under Service Conditions” and “Material Response Analysis,” can help designers shorten research [...]
Cars,Cylindrical roller bearings,Deep groove ball bearings,Design,Transportation & logistics,Trucks and trailers,
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Compact solutions for heavy trucks

In spite of their large size, heavy truck designs frequently require compact and highly integrated solutions. The IVECO Group is one manufacturer [...]
Transportation & logistics,Truck hub units,Trucks and trailers,
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The maintenance-free universal joint

The universal joint for commercial vehicle propeller shafts is essentially a specially-designed grease-lubricated needle roller bearing. This new [...]
Other (roller bearings),Seals,Transportation & logistics,Trucks and trailers,
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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,