All articles for "Research and development"

Industry

The need for speed

SKF is accelerating the development of electric vehicles. With its new High Speed Ball Bearing 1.8 for e-Drive, the company is taking the lead in the [...]
Cars,Deep groove ball bearings,Research and development,
Manufacturing

The added value of 3D printing

Additive manufacturing is an increasingly popular method of producing everything from aerospace components to human body parts. The Swedish company [...]
Digital Technology,Engineering Competence,Manufacturing,Research and development,
Rolling Knowledge
SKF Rolling Knowledge webinars

Experience the SKF R&D labs, where we fight friction and wear

Improved energy efficiency and cost reduction can be achieved by downsizing machines, increasing speeds and loads. As a result, machines are subject [...]
Bearings,Lubricants,Research and development,Research and theory,Roller bearings,
Engineering Competence
beakers_R&D

Experiment­ing with new challenges leading the path to innovation

Universal trends applicable to numerous machines and many industries comprise improved energy efficiency and cost reduction, which, among others, can [...]
Bearings,Design,Research and development,Research and theory,Simulation and software,
Engineering Competence
Research paper for Pumps and Compressors

Pump and compressor performance under thin film and oil-free conditions

Rolling bearing solutions for mixed-media and media lubrication in compressors or pumps
Fluid Machinery,Media lubrication,Oil-free bearing lubrication,Pumps and Compressors,Research and development,
Engineering Competence
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The SKF Generalized Bearing Life Model for hybrid bearings

Recently, SKF introduced the Generalized Bearing Life Model (GBLM) concept for rolling bearings [1]. Since then, work has continued focusing on [...]
Bearings,Research and development,Research and theory,
Engineering Competence
The iconic ‘ding-ding’ trams have been running the streets of Hong Kong Island for more than a century.

Modernizing the “ding-ding” trams

Hong Kong Tramways operates the world’s oldest and largest double-deck tram fleet. The company is now modernizing its trams with new technology. The [...]
Bearings,Research and development,