Engineering Competence

Bearing solution for Vacuum pumps and Compressors

SKF has introduced an improved and extended catalogue range of Explorer single-row angular contact ball bearings for use in applications such as [...]
Angular contact ball bearings,Explorer bearings,Pumps and Compressors,
Engineering Competence
Bearing mounting

The future of bearing mounting

Bearing mounting is one of the most important aspects of bearing performance and service life. Estimates are that as many as 1 out of 6 premature [...]
Bearing failure,Bearing mounting,Bearings,Digitization,Training,
Engineering Competence

The added value of 3D printing

Additive manufacturing is an increasingly popular method of producing everything from aerospace components to human body parts. The Swedish company [...]
Digital Technology,Engineering Competence,Manufacturing,Research and development,
Engineering Competence
beakers

Experiment­ing with new challenges leading the path to innovation

Universal trends applicable to numerous machines and many industries comprise improved energy efficiency and cost reduction, which, among others, can [...]
Bearings,Design,Research and development,Research and theory,Simulation and software,
Engineering Competence
Housing in washdown

The road to hygienic design

Despite the strictest cleaning regime, housed bearings can still risk food safety – unless there is a thorough understanding where such risks come [...]
Bearing housings,Bearing units,Food and Beverage,
Engineering Competence

Thinking beyond rolling bearings: gears

Bearings and gears have a lot in common: both are machine elements that transmit load through lubricated contacts. But they also have important [...]
Engineering Competence
Research paper for Pumps and Compressors

Application performance under thin film and oil-free conditions

Rolling bearing solutions for mixed-media and media lubrication in compressors or pumps
Fluid Machinery,Media lubrication,Oil-free bearing lubrication,Pumps and Compressors,Research and development,