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Powerful car alternator bearing design

The ability to deliver greater power in a more compact form is what the auto industry is looking for in terms of current alternator design.The highly [...]
Cars,Deep groove ball bearings,Other industry,Research and theory,Seals,Transportation & logistics,

Grounded sonic boom

Man, machine and hybrid bearings roared past a historic milestone when the British ThrustSSC and driver Andy Green set the first supersonic land [...]
Angular contact ball bearings,Cars,Hybrid bearings,Other industry,
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X-ray diffraction provides answers to bearing failures

The approach of combining two test regimens, “Testing under Service Conditions” and “Material Response Analysis,” can help designers shorten research [...]
Cars,Cylindrical roller bearings,Deep groove ball bearings,Design,Transportation & logistics,Trucks and trailers,
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Flexible solutions with angular contact ball bearings

The automotive industry is a major bearing user, a fact that is reflected in the extensive range of special bearings that have been designed to meet [...]
Angular contact ball bearings,Cars,Transportation & logistics,
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Dynamic tests to evaluate hub bearing units

Dynamic testing of automotive hub bearing units contributes to an accurate prediction of the operating characteristics of individual designs.The SKF [...]
Cars,Hub units,Simulation and software,Transportation & logistics,
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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,
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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 [...]