All articles for "Bearing failure"

Rolling Knowledge
Damaged bearing

Understanding the ISO 15243 – Bearing damage modes and classifications

Due to the central role of bearings in many machines, avoiding bearing failures is key to improved machine performance. The first step to avoid future [...]
Bearing failure,
Engineering Competence
Bearing mounting

The future of bearing mounting

Bearing mounting is one of the most important aspects of bearing performance and service life. Estimates are that as many as 1 out of 6 premature [...]
Bearing failure,Bearing mounting,Bearings,Digitization,Training,
Rolling Knowledge
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Bearing Selection Process

When selecting bearings for any purpose, ultimately you want to be certain of achieving the required level of equipment performance – and at the [...]
Bearing failure,Bearing life,Bearings,Engineering,Engineering Competence,
Engineering Competence
Enviro500 bus from Alexander Dennis Limited

A comfortable ride

Engineering expertise from SKF is helping the UK’s largest bus and coach manufacturer build vehicles for challenging operating environments around [...]
Bearing failure,Bearing life,Bearings,Integrated maintenance solutions,Research and development,
Engineering Competence
Bearings in a continuous caster

Remanufacturing bearings

For many medium- to large-size bearings in a number of demanding industries, remanufacturing can offer considerable benefits, including lower [...]
Bearing failure,Bearing life,Bearings,Remanufacturing,
Engineering Competence
Record-setting sealed bearing

Record-setting sealed bearing

SKF’s bearing factory in Gothenburg, Sweden, has produced the company’s largest sealed spherical roller bearing to date. The 241/900 spherical roller [...]
Bearing failure,Bearing life,Bearings,Mining and mineral processing,
Engineering Competence
Typical extended white etching crack network; large size spherical roller bearing.

White etching cracks – a consequence, not a root cause of bearing failure

Bearings are critical machine components for carrying load and transmitting motion. The challenge of ever-increasing power density from modern [...]
Bearing failure,Bearings,