All articles for "Research and development"

Engineering Competence
Motorbike with GEM in-wheel electric motor

GEM in-wheel electric motors on the rise

In-wheel electric motors have been around since the late 1800s, but they have come into their own recently with advancements in electric motor [...]
Automation,Electrical,Motorbikes,Research and development,
Engineering Competence
A friction fighter with a dream

A friction fighter with a dream

Growing up with two volcanologist parents on the seismically active eastern edge of Siberia, Sergei Glavatskih seemed destined to be a scientist too. [...]
Research and development,Talent,
Engineering Competence
Benefits of hybrid bearings in severe conditions

Benefits of hybrid bearings in severe conditions

Hybrid bearings have shown good performance in poor lubrication and contaminated conditions, but the understanding of the contributing mechanisms and [...]
Bearings,Hybrid bearings,Research and development,
Engineering Competence
Size matters

Size matters

Giant rigs at SKF’s new test centre in Germany enable full-size tests of very large bearings.
Bearings,Research and development,Sustainability,Testing and test center,Wind,
Industry
When Don Quixote rode a biscione

When Don Quixote rode a biscione

Don Quixote challenged windmills. Alfa Romeo engineers challenged the norms prevailing in the premium car category. The result? The new Alfa Romeo [...]
Bearings,Cars,Research and development,
Engineering Competence
Non-destructive testing at SKF

Non-destructive testing at SKF

To assure high quality levels in line with company specifications, SKF employs a number of non-destructive testing methods.
Quality,Research and development,Testing and test center,
Engineering Competence
Rotor bearings in the 8-MW offshore category

New challenges for rotor bearings in the 8-MW offshore category

With the “Round 3”, a 33-gigawatt offshore project in the UK, a new generation of offshore turbines has now been introduced.
Cylindrical roller bearings,Research and development,Wind,