Engineering Competence

Advanced testing accelerates development of offshore bearings

As offshore wind turbines increase in generating power, main shaft bearings need to meet the ever-higher demands placed on the power generating [...]
Engineering Competence

From lubricant physics to bearing behaviour

The SKF Chair at LaMCoS – INSA Lyon: “Lubricated Interfaces for the Future.”
Engineering Competence

Keeping ballast in check

Many vessels take on ballast water to improve balance, stability and structural integrity when they are sailing without cargo.
Engineering Competence
SKF Rail Track Monitoring

SKF Rail Track Monitoring

New technology developed by SKF uses the same onboard IMx system as is used for bogie rotating-equipment monitoring to control the condition of the [...]
Condition monitoring,Railways,
Engineering Competence

New solution for wind turbine operators

In partnership with Boralex, a leader in the Canadian renewable energy market and France’s largest independent producer of onshore wind power, SKF is [...]
Condition monitoring,
Engineering Competence
Hybrid bearings are used in a very wide variety of applications.

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 [...]
Research and theory,
Engineering Competence
Théophile Gouzin, director of SRT’s design office, in front of the Gen2 Formula E car at the SRT plant in Tigery, France.

A game changer in motorsport

Electric mobility is at the heart of the environmental transition we are witnessing today. We see this even in motorsport, with the Formula E [...]
Angular contact ball bearings,Cars,Hub units,