All articles for "Lubricants"


Improved crane efficiency

SKF Proflex automated lubrication systems have been installed in MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) Home Terminal cranes in Europe’s second largest [...]
Design,Lifting and Handling,Lubricants,Lubrication Solutions,Maintenance,Transportation & logistics,
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,

Slick research

At Imperial College London, Professor Hugh Spikes studies the effects of friction.
Chemicals, fuel and petroleum products,Food and Beverage,Lubricants,Machinery and equipment,Research and theory,Talent,
Engineering Competence

Advanced reading

Wiley is publishing a new book by SKF Engineering & Research Centre’s Piet Lugt. Grease Lubrication in Rolling Bearings takes an exhaustive look [...]
Bearings,Lubricants,Lubrication Solutions,Research and development,
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Hot applications run longer with graphite

Many bearings operate in very high temperature environments – but few lubricants can withstand the heat. SKF has developed bearing solutions that [...]
Design,Integrated maintenance solutions,Lubricants,Maintenance,Metal industry,Reliability,
Digital Technology

A new level for maintenance

In the cement industry, machine maintenance accounts for some 21 percent of manufacturing costs. CEMEX Croatia, in cooperation with SKF, is aiming to [...]
Lubricants,Maintenance,Monitoring and diagnostics,
Engineering Competence

125 years of automotive history – SKF’s contributions to engine lubrication

Automotive lubrication has developed alongside the automotive industry. SKF Lubrication Systems Germany AG looks back on more than 80 years of [...]