All articles for "Bearing life"

Engineering Competence

The doctor is in

Periodic check-ups with a doctor can extend the lives of machines as well as humans. The SKF Trouble-Free Operation concept (TFO), with its new SKF [...]
Bearing life,Bearings,Food and Beverage,Machine Tools,Maintenance,Metals,Pulp and paper,Reliability,Remanufacturing,
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Slewing bearings break new ground

Recent developments at SKF have been able to increase slewing bearing life by around 400% using software-based analysis.By their very nature, slewing [...]
Bearing life,Digitization,Marine,

Historical endurance

In Neuß, Germany, an SKF four-row taper roller bearing made history when it was retired recently after nearly 18 years and 67,000 hours in service. [...]
Bearing life,Bearings,Metals,Tapered roller bearings,
Digital Technology

Mobile monitoring

SKF developed a new condition monitoring device which, besides offering an exact analysis and early detection of rolling bearing defects, is compact [...]
Bearing life,Bearings,Condition monitoring,Monitoring and diagnostic,Reliability,
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Proper fitting, fewer failures

After examining thousands of failed bearings over a period of years, SKF has concluded that 16 percent of all bearing failures can be attributed to [...]
Bearing life,Bearings,Condition monitoring,Maintenance,Maintenance products,Monitoring and diagnostic,Reliability,Training,
Engineering Competence

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 [...]
Bearing life,Bearings,Design,
Engineering Competence

Green bearings

More stringent laws on emissions and waste, greater customer environmental awareness and interest in environmentally-sound products, have forced [...]
Bearing life,Bearings,Sustainability,