All articles for "Railways"

Engineering Competence

Lubrication of bearings at low temperatures

In low-temperature conditions, lubrication media must be carefully selected, taking into account the whole range of temperatures over which machinery [...]
Lubrication Solutions,Railways,Transportation & logistics,
Engineering Competence

Railway bearings pass new test

SKF’s railway axlebox with cylindrical roller bearings was the first to pass the 25-tonne test under the new standard EN 12082 (European Norm). The [...]
Bearings,Railways,Transportation & logistics,
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Right on track with bogie monitoring system

Sécheron of Switzerland and SKF are developing a new bogie monitoring system for railway cars. Due to be launched this year, the system continuously [...]
Condition monitoring,Integrated maintenance solutions,Monitoring and diagnostic,Railways,Reliability,Transportation & logistics,
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A nation built by railways

It’s no accident that Italy came together as a nation around the same time that railways first linked the extremities of Europe’s longest peninsula. [...]
Bearings,Maintenance,Railways,Remanufacturing,
Digital Technology

Railways on the Internet

Web surfers can now get quick information about SKF products and services for the railway sector. The address is: railways.skf.com Bearings are used [...]
Digitization,Railways,Transportation & logistics,
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From minus 150° to 350°C

The range of SKF bearings and bearing units for extreme temperatures has been extended to include Y–bearing units suitable for very high as well as [...]
Bearings,Design,Railways,Y-bearing units,
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Optimised bearings for locomotive transmissions

Modular design makes the new Adtranz Octeon locomotives flexible. SKF optimised the bearings for the integrated drive system.Electric locomotives are [...]
Bearings,Integrated maintenance solutions,Railways,Transmission,Transportation & logistics,