All articles for "Seals"

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Labyrinth seal for Pop Release

The new SKF Pop Release bearing unit has a reinforced labyrinth seal designed to give high performance while operating in heavily contaminated [...]
Bearings,Design,Seals,
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The maintenance-free universal joint

The universal joint for commercial vehicle propeller shafts is essentially a specially-designed grease-lubricated needle roller bearing. This new [...]
Maintenance,Seals,Transportation & logistics,Trucks,
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Seal analysis pays

In today’s bearing systems, the seal is often the weakest link – the easiest point of exit for vital lubricants and the first point of attack for [...]
Design,Lubrication Solutions,Seals,
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Working close to the melting pot

Today molten steel is continuously cast to slabs, billets or blooms which are then rolled to plate, rods, rails etc. The molten steel is poured in at [...]
Bearings,Coupling systems,Lubrication Solutions,Seals,
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Series production of HBU 3 with ABS sensor

SKF has been producing hub bearing units for the automotive industry for almost 60 years.Following small improvements at the beginning, the trend to [...]
Bearings,Cars,Hub units,Integrated maintenance solutions,Mechatronics,Seals,
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Research up front

Research centres are often regarded as hotbeds of learning with little relevance to the real world. But the researchers at SKF’s international [...]
Cars,Hub units,Research and development,Seals,Testing and test center,