All articles for "Railways"

Engineering Competence

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,
Digital Technology

Northern node

Cooperation between SKF and Luleå University of Technology in Sweden is yielding significant bene­fits for all involved. SKF is able to explore new [...]
Bearing life,Bearings,Design,Railways,Reliability,Research and development,
Engineering Competence

A new standard

A modular concept from ABB is now available on the market for railway traction motors. Based on standard modules, the new motors are optimized and [...]
Bearings,Design,Hybrid bearings,Railways,
Option 1

“Green” factory opened in Russia

SKF has inaugurated a new factory in Tver, Russia. The factory will produce the new generation of SKF’s sealed and pre-lubricated tapered roller [...]
Bearings,Lubrication Solutions,Railways,Sustainability,Trucks,
Engineering Competence

SKF is expanding its operations with the following new factories:

1. A seal factory in Mysore, India, which will serve customers within the automotive, railway and industrial application segments. 2. A factory for [...]
Engineering Competence
The evolution of railway axlebox technology

The evolution of railway axlebox technology

In the first of a two-part article on railway axlebox design, we look at the evolution of this key railway subsystem from an historical perspective. [...]
Bearings,Condition monitoring,Lubrication Solutions,Railways,

Sealing solutions contract from Indian Railways

  Indian Railways has chosen SKF to supply seals for the refurbishment of tapered roller bearing units for its freight cars. The order, worth around [...]