Engineering Competence

SKF’s logo – a milestone in commercial design

U.S. design historian Ezra Shales has published an academic paper that hails the SKF logo as “a pioneer of corporate identity.” We find out why.
Design,
Engineering Competence

The right bearing stops downtime in the automotive industry

One German vehicle manufacturer increased its service life from some three months to more than 36 months with an SKF-tailored spherical roller [...]
Bearing failure,Bearing life,Cars,
Engineering Competence

New bearing design for wind turbine gearboxes

Say hello to a new bearing for wind turbine gearboxes. SKF high durability gearbox bearings for wind have a longer endurance life, higher life rating [...]
Bearing failure,Bearings,Digitization,New technology/product,Quality,
Engineering Competence

Conditioning mon‍itoring cuts costs

China’s Guangzhou Metro is one of the busiest metro networks in the world. Now it is going from a planned maintenance model for its bearings to a [...]
Bearing failure,Bearing life,Bearings,Digitization,Sustainability,
Engineering Competence

Hybrid bearings – the coming industry standard

Hybrid bearings provide solutions for existing and upcoming technical challenges. Combining steel rings and ceramic rolling elements reduces weight [...]
Bearing failure,Bearing life,Bearings,Engineering Competence,
Engineering Competence

Sealed large bearings – a game changer

Introducing seals for large spherical roller bearings in heavy industrial applications can be a game changer in terms of overall performance and [...]
Bearings,Mining,Spherical roller bearings,
Engineering Competence

Increased service life of hydraulic cylinders through friction-optimized buffer seals

In hydraulic systems, fluids are being pressurized to generate, control and convert fluid power into recip-rocating movement. The efficiency is [...]
Research and development,Seals,