All articles for "Lubricants"

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Pure refrigerant lubrication technology in oil-free centrifugal compressors

Pure refrigerant lubrication technology in oil-free centrifugal compressors

In air conditioning large buildings and in some industrial processes, chillers make cold water for cooling. In large chillers, centrifugal [...]
Bearings,Lubricants,Machinery and equipment,
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Lubrication is key

Up in the air or deep in the sea, lubrication is key

Optimum lubrication is a key factor when it comes to reliable operation of power turbines. Applications in harsh environments such as wind turbines [...]
Electricity, gas and water supply,Lubricants,
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Energy-efficient minimal quantity lubrication for high-speed spindles

The exact supply of minimal quantities of appropriate lubricant is one of the essential requirements for the optimal operation and long service life [...]
Lubricants,Research and theory,
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Life-cycle partnership in railways

SKF is at the forefront of developments in rail technology enabling the production of faster, quieter, safer and more efficient trains, and it [...]
Condition monitoring,Lubricants,Maintenance,Railways,Seals,Traction motor bearing units,

Cream of the crop

Argentina is rightly celebrated for its beef, but the country also has a highly developed dairy industry. Its biggest dairy processes some 4.5 [...]
Condition monitoring,Food and beverages,Lubricants,Maintenance,Reliability,
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SKF scientists awarded

Staff members from SKF’s Engineering & Research Centre in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands, have won a range of excellence awards. In July 2013, Erik [...]
Chemicals, fuel and petroleum products,Lubricants,Machinery and equipment,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Research and development,Talent,
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Dynamic simulation – Building knowledge in product development

BEAST is an advanced dynamic simulation tool for rolling bearings and other mechanical systems with contacts. As proprietary SKF software, it helps [...]
Engineering consultancy,Engineering tools,Lubricants,Machinery and equipment,Maintenance,Reliability,Research and development,Spindles,