Engineering Competence

Finite method, infinite options

The Finite Element Method (FEM) is a well-established engineering technique in many areas of product design and design verification. Within SKF, it [...]
Cars,Design,Hub units,Simulation and software,
Engineering Competence

CARB – three bearings in one

Customer demands for a space saving and robust bearing with low friction, resulted in CARBTM, a new type of bearing, which permits both large axial [...]
Pulp and paper,Research and theory,Toroidal roller bearings,
Engineering Competence

The sound of noise

Designers of domestic appliances are committed to reducing the level of sound which machines contribute to the background cacophony of daily [...]
Deep groove ball bearings,Simulation and software,
Engineering Competence

Green bearings

More stringent laws on emissions and waste, greater customer environmental awareness and interest in environmentally-sound products, have forced [...]
Bearing units,
Engineering Competence

Centerless grinding of cam and crankshafts

The automotive industry benefits from new grinding technology.Traditionally, bearing journals (and diameters concentric to them) of cam and [...]
Cars,
Engineering Competence

Maintenance-friendly designs

New oil injection reduces down time and improves safetyIntroduced in the 40s, the use of the oil injection method to make equipment [...]
Design,Lubricants,
Engineering Competence

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,Research and theory,Seals,