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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,
Digital Technology
Per Delsing Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden

A particular place to go

Per Delsing has been fascinated by the smallest components of the universe ever since he was a child. Now he is heading a project to develop an [...]
Digitization,Research and development,Testing and test center,
Engineering Competence
Tapered roller bearing load ratings versus performance

Tapered roller bearing load ratings versus performance

Values of dynamic load ratings for tapered roller bearings listed in catalogues might be confusing and not comparable because manufacturers calculate [...]
Bearing life,Bearings,Research and development,
Engineering Competence
SKF Black Design and SKF bearing integration

SKF Black Design

Saving weight is currently a huge challenge for the aerospace industry. Enhancing performance or achieving lower emissions can offer manufacturers [...]
Aerospace,Manufacturing,Research and development,
Engineering Competence
The LEAP engine represents a major technological step forward.

A giant LEAP forward

Never before has an aircraft engine sparked such enthusiasm as LEAP. This new-generation engine, developed by Safran and GE Aviation through CFM [...]
Aerospace,Bearings,Research and development,
Engineering Competence
Enviro500 bus from Alexander Dennis Limited

A comfortable ride

Engineering expertise from SKF is helping the UK’s largest bus and coach manufacturer build vehicles for challenging operating environments around [...]
Bearing failure,Bearing life,Bearings,Integrated maintenance solutions,Research and development,