All articles for "Hybrid bearings"

World record in inline skating

Danish skater Jacob Csizmadia has set a world record in indoor inline skating – 314 miles in 24 hours. Using ultra-light inline skates equipped [...]
Hybrid bearings,Other industry,
Engineering Competence

Ceramics stand up to harsh realities

Ceramic materials offer the ability to solve bearing-related problems previously insoluble using conventional materials.Ceramic materials are hard [...]
Hybrid bearings,Research and theory,
Engineering Competence

Polymers enhance railway axlebox bearings

Significantly improved performance can be achieved through the use of polymer cages for roller bearings in railway axlebox applications.Optimised [...]
Axleboxes,Cylindrical roller bearings,Hybrid bearings,Railways,Tapered roller bearings,Transportation & logistics,

Hybrid bearings for tough applications

Hybrid bearings have rolling elements of ceramic material and rings of bearing steel. They give longer service life and reduce the need for [...]
Deep groove ball bearings,Hybrid bearings,

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,
Engineering Competence

Evaluating hybrid bearings for general applications

Opportunities are now opening up for hybrid bearings – incorporating silicon nitride balls rather than steel ones – in general purpose machine [...]
Angular contact ball bearings,Deep groove ball bearings,Hybrid bearings,Simulation and software,
Engineering Competence

Research up front

Research centres are often regarded as hotbeds of learning with little relevance to the real world. But the researchers at SKF’s international [...]
Cars,Hub units,Hybrid bearings,Lubricants,Research and theory,Seals,Trucks and trailers,