All articles for "Bearing life"

Engineering Competence
Hybrid bearing

Uncovering the secret life of bearings

We've all heard of the butterfly effect - how small changes at an early stage can have tremendous effects later down the line. The way we see it, [...]
Bearing life,Hybrid bearings,
Engineering Competence

Wear and surface fatigue in rolling bearings

Even with careful observation, measurement and monitoring, wear in rolling bearings is hard to predict. SKF has dedicated considerable research and [...]
Bearing life,Bearings,
Engineering Competence
Tapered roller bearing load ratings versus performance

Tapered roller bearing load ratings versus performance

Values of dynamic load ratings for tapered roller bearings listed in catalogues might be confusing and not comparable because manufacturers calculate [...]
Bearing life,Bearings,Research and development,
Digital Technology
On track with Siemens

On track with Siemens

Siemens and SKF have signed a partnership agreement that will focus on improving train operators’ asset management efficiencies. The partnership will [...]
Bearing life,Digitization,
Engineering Competence
Bearing insulation prevents electrical current damage

Bearing insulation prevents electrical current damage

Insulated bearings prevent premature bearing failures eventually caused by stray electrical currents. Insulation properties must remain stable [...]
Bearing life,Bearings,Electrical,
Engineering Competence
New SKF Explorer single-row angular contact ball bearings for high-speed applications

New bearings for high-speed applications

Single-row angular contact ball bearings are typically used in applications such as screw, scroll or centrifugal compressors (fig. 1) and pumps.
Bearing life,Bearings,
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,