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Engineering Competence

Why the world revolves thanks to tribology

SKF’s sponsorship of the Fifth World Tribology Congress (WTC), held in Turin, Italy, reflects the importance of this science to the world of bearings [...]
Bearing life,Engineering tools,Lubrication Solutions,Research and development,
Engineering Competence

SKF scientists awarded

Staff members from SKF’s Engineering & Research Centre in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands, have won a range of excellence awards. In July 2013, Erik [...]
Chemicals, fuel and petroleum products,Lubricants,Machinery and equipment,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Research and development,Talent,
Engineering Competence

Study of lubricated interfaces

SKF and the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) in Lyon, France, have announced the creation of a Chair of Education and Research. The [...]
Lubrication Solutions,Research and development,
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

Dynamic simulation – Building knowledge in product development

BEAST is an advanced dynamic simulation tool for rolling bearings and other mechanical systems with contacts. As proprietary SKF software, it helps [...]
Engineering consultancy,Engineering tools,Lubricants,Machinery and equipment,Maintenance,Reliability,Research and development,Spindles,
Digital Technology

’Bot to trot

Scientists in Italy are developing a robotic horse to go where humans dare not tread.
Artificial intelligence,Bearing units,Machinery and equipment,Mechatronics,Research and development,

What’s it worth?

OUTLOOK Discussions about the planet’s natural resources have shifted dramatically in the past few years, from questions of scarcity to debates about [...]
Research and development,