All articles for "Railways"

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Insulation combats current

Passage of current can cause lasting damage to raceways and bearing rings within a relatively short period of time. This problem led to the [...]
Bearings,Railways,Transmission products,Transportation & logistics,
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Sensorised bearings in door mechanisms

Gebr. Bode & Co. GmbH, a German manufacturer of door systems for suburban trains, has selected SKF sensorised bearings for the drive mechanisms [...]
Bearings,Electrical,Mechatronics,Railways,Transportation & logistics,
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Testing standards set for railway bearings

Reliability is a key word in railways operation. One way of ensuring the long-term reliability of Europe”s network is through rigorous testing [...]
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Testing times for greases

Grease plays a crucial part in the lubrication of railway axleboxes and bearings. SKF has evaluated its test procedures for measuring grease [...]
Lubrication Solutions,Railways,
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Electrically-insulated bearings

Reliability is an essential requirement for modern bearings with longer intervals between maintenance. For example, they must be robust enough to [...]
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Development of traction motor bearings

New generations of traction motor bearing units have evolved to meet more exacting customer requirements.Cylindrical roller bearings remain at the [...]
Bearings,Integrated maintenance solutions,Railways,
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High-speed operation

Railway companies today demand modern equipment that is compact, easy to handle and contributes to a reduction in total life cycle cost.In response [...]
Bearings,Condition monitoring,Mechanical maintenance,Railways,Transportation & logistics,