All articles for "Design"


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.
Engineering Competence

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,

Simulation software saves the day

SimPro Quick, SKF’s simulation software, came to the rescue when engineers at Italian-headquartered ESPE faced a seemingly insoluble alternator [...]
Design,Electricity, gas and water supply,
SKF Sven Wingquist Test Center

Design award for the Sven Wingquist Test Center

The technologically innovative SKF Sven Wingquist Test Center in Schweinfurt, Germany, has been awarded the highly regarded design prize in the [...]
Design,Simulation and software,
Engineering Competence
Ferris wheel in Mtatsminda Park in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Wheel keeps on turning

Scheduled inspection of the giant Ferris wheel in Mtatsminda Park in Tbilisi, Georgia, was still months away when the wheel developed an alarming [...]
Design,Lubricants,Spherical roller bearings,
Closing the loopt

Closing the loopt

Scott Hamlin has found a sweet niche for his company, Looptworks, upcycling excess textiles into beautiful bags, accessories and clothing.

Don’t rock the boat

Imagine having a boat ride that’s as smooth as a train trip or an airline flight. With one high-tech device, an American company aims to transform an [...]
Design,Other industry,Super-precision bearings,