All articles for "Cylindrical roller bearings"

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Gearing up for clean energy

A flexible pin gearbox and a flexible approach are what won the contract for Wikov, a Czech company, to provide gearboxes to ANDRITZ HYDRO for the [...]
Cylindrical roller bearings,Electricity, gas and water supply,Monitoring and diagnostics,
An ocean of power

An ocean of power

The MeyGen project in Pentland Firth, Scotland, is the world’s largest tidal-stream project to date. It will have a huge significance for the future [...]
Cylindrical roller bearings,Electricity, gas and water supply,
Engineering Competence
Rotor bearings in the 8-MW offshore category

New challenges for rotor bearings in the 8-MW offshore category

With the “Round 3”, a 33-gigawatt offshore project in the UK, a new generation of offshore turbines has now been introduced.
Cylindrical roller bearings,Research and development,Wind,
Engineering Competence

Cooper further strengthens the SKF marine portfolio

Along with the other divisions of the recently acquired Kaydon Corporation, Cooper Roller Bearings is a newcomer to the SKF Group. Interestingly, it [...]
Cylindrical roller bearings,Other services,Transportation & logistics,
Engineering Competence

New super precision bearings catalogue

A new super-precision bearings catalogue has recently been released in English. Nearly every bearing type has been redesigned. In addition to the [...]
Bearing units,Contact ball bearing,Cylindrical roller bearings,Design,
Engineering Competence

How black oxide-coated bearings can make an impact on cutting O&M costs for wind turbines

Wind energy companies are constantly seeking ways to reduce turbine operating costs. Black oxide-coated bearings are one solution. SKF offers an [...]
Cylindrical roller bearings,Design,Electricity, gas and water supply,Lubricants,Machinery and equipment,Reliability,Tapered roller bearings,Wind,
Engineering Competence

Premature bearing failures in wind gearboxes and white etching cracks (WEC)

Wind turbine gearboxes are subjected to a wide variety of operating conditions, some of which may push the bearings beyond their limits. Damage may [...]
Bearing life,Cylindrical roller bearings,Electricity, gas and water supply,Maintenance,Reliability,Research and theory,Spherical roller bearings,Tapered roller bearings,Wind,