All articles for "Bearing life"

Engineering Competence

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,
Engineering Competence

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,
Engineering Competence

Contamination and bearing life

The influence of particulate contamination present in bearing lubricants and on the surfaces of machine elements has been studied for the last 25 to [...]
Bearing life,Lubrication Solutions,