All articles for "Axleboxes"

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The iconic ‘ding-ding’ trams have been running the streets of Hong Kong Island for more than a century.

Modernizing the ‘ding-ding’ trams

Hong Kong Tramways operates the world’s oldest and largest double-decker tram fleet. The company is now modernizing its trams with new technology. [...]
Axleboxes,Railways,Tapered roller bearings,
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The evolution of railway axlebox technology

The evolution of railway axlebox technology

In the first of a two-part article on railway axlebox design, we look at the evolution of this key railway subsystem from an historical perspective. [...]

Bearings for 500 Chinese locomotives

  SKF has gained an order worth $19 million euros from CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Co. Ltd., ZELC, to equip 500 mainline electric locomotives for [...]
Axleboxes,Bearing units,Transportation & logistics,

High speed in railways

Speed has been the essence of railways since the first steam locomotive made its appearance in 1804. SKF remains at the forefront of high-speed train [...]
Axleboxes,Bearing housings,Bearing units,Design,Maintenance,Railways,Reliability,Sensorised bearings,

The universal polymer cage for railways

Significantly improved performance can be achieved through the use of polymer cages for roller bearings in railway journal bearing applications. The [...]
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New axlebox concept for heavy loads

For many years the trend in the railway industry has been to carry heavier loads at faster speeds. Today, most railway freight cars in Europe are [...]
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New sensor solutions for railways

In the railway industry there is an increased demand on reliability and safety to meet customer requirements. This is particularly true for [...]