All articles for "Research and theory"


Homeward bound

Re-entry into the earth’s atmosphere is a dangerous phase of space flight. The European Space Agency’s IXV project is testing a new technological [...]
Aerospace,Design,Research and theory,
Engineering Competence

Academic partnership

Luleå University of Technology (LTU) in Luleå, Sweden, and SKF have established an SKF University Technology Centre focused on developing advanced [...]
Bearing units,Cars,Research and theory,

A dark mission

In the southernmost reach of earth, a telescope is helping scientists solve a great mystery of the cosmos.
Design,Engineering consultancy,Maintenance,Research and theory,Slewing bearings,
Engineering Competence

Golden opportunities

Avoiding bearing failure or avoiding ­reoccurrence may well be worth more than the weight of the bearing in gold.
Failure modes,Lubrication Solutions,Research and theory,Service,
Engineering Competence

Cooperation for creative changes

Strategic contracts between SKF and academia have created two University Technology Centres to promote research into critical areas of bearing [...]
Bearings,Lubrication Solutions,Other industry,Research and theory,Training,

The Buckeye Bullet

At the Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats each year hundreds of vehicles of every description thunder across the vast plain in an effort to set a land [...]
Cars,Hybrid bearings,Plain bearings,Research and theory,
Digital Technology

Improved uptime for vibrating equipment

Copperhead is a new integrated system of advanced bearings and condition monitoring technology. Developed by SKF, it is designed specifically for use [...]
Condition monitoring,Construction,Mining and mineral processing,Monitoring and diagnostic,Reliability,Research and theory,Spherical roller bearings,