All articles for "Digitization"

Sustainability

Bearing remanufacturing cuts costs and CO2

Bearing remanufacturing plays an essential role in the global railway industry. The benefits are many, including shorter stops, faster overhaul [...]
Bearings,Circular economy,Digitization,Remanufacturing services,Sustainability,
Manufacturing

Manufacturing’s lean and digital future at SKF

When Ajay Naik moved from India to Sweden in 2017 to run SKF’s Gothenburg factory, the plant faced multiple challenges. This is how he and his team [...]
Digitization,Leadership,Manufacturing,Quality Management,
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,
Digital Technology

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,
Digital Technology

The future of bearing failure analysis is here

Computer vision is an effective complement to the human eye. SKF has developed an AI tool to evaluate bearing damage automatically, helping [...]
Bearing failure,Digitization,New technology/product,
Digital Technology

Data to reduce the levelized cost of energy

Gearboxes and main bearings are critical components in wind turbines. Failure of these components can lead to lost revenue, high emergency repair [...]
Condition monitoring,Digitization,Online services,Wind,
Engineering Competence
Bearing mounting

The future of bearing mounting

Bearing mounting is one of the most important aspects of bearing performance and service life. Estimates are that as many as 1 out of 6 premature [...]
Bearing failure,Bearing mounting,Bearings,Digitization,Training,