All articles for "Bearing failure"

Manufacturing
Fighting counterfeits

Fighting counterfeits

SKF has recently completed legal proceedings against a dealer of counterfeit bearings in Greece. The proceedings were initiated in 2009, after some [...]
Authorised distributor,Bearing failure,Failure modes,
Industry

Training to troubleshoot

The oil and gas industry places special demands on pumps in its production and pipeline systems. Reliability and durability are musts, as is the [...]
Bearing failure,Electricity,Reliability,Training,
Industry

Steel going strong

Continuous casting company Sidmar N.V. of Belgium has eliminated unplanned downtime caused by bearing failures. This was accomplished by installing [...]
Bearing failure,Bearings,Metal industry,Spherical roller thrust bearings,Toroidal roller bearings,
Engineering Competence

Trouble-shooting at Cummins

Having a product that costs 10 times more than the competing product is not a problem – if you can supply a smart solution.
Bearing failure,Bearings,Engineering consultancy,Failure modes,Reliability,Research and development,
Engineering Competence

A Smashing Idea

Metso Minerals makes a rock crusher that today can be found on some of the world’s high-profile engineering projects. Timothy O’Brien reports.From [...]
Bearing failure,Design,Lubrication Solutions,
Engineering Competence

Spherical roller bearings in fans

Fan-related bearing problems represent a significant proportion of failures presented to SKF engineers. This has led to the development of solutions [...]
Bearing failure,Bearings,Engineering consultancy,