All articles for "Machinery and equipment"

Factors in motorized spindle design

'Utility supply units' optimize motorized spindle performance.With motorised spindles – contrary to conventional spindles – a [...]
Machinery and equipment,Metal industry,Spindles,
Engineering Competence

Industrial gearbox design has come a long way

Gearbox design often involves conflicting requirements from the main components – housing, shafts, gears and bearings – and all influences on these [...]
Deep groove ball bearings,Design,Machinery and equipment,Simulation and software,
Engineering Competence

Grease with a longer life

The steel industry is a major consumer of lubricating oil and grease. For many years the greases used have been to an extremely low specification. In [...]
Machinery and equipment,Metal industry,Research and theory,

Auto-Balancing cuts vibration by half

Using an old and well-know principle, SKF has developed a compact Auto-Balancing Unit for the new Atlas Copco Turbo Grinder. The unit continuously [...]
Machinery and equipment,Maintenance,
Engineering Competence

Bearings for high speed operations

Machine tool spindles should run with minimal runout, at high speeds with low temperature rise and have a high stiffness. Rolling bearings for [...]
Machinery and equipment,Spindles,
Engineering Competence

Integrated sensor ball bearings

Integrating sensors into bearings reduces the overall number of parts. This, in turn, simplifies assembly and hence reduces weight, space [...]
Cars,Deep groove ball bearings,Hub units,Machinery and equipment,Sensorised bearings,