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Using wireless condition monitoring in the rail sector

Replacing traditional maintenance regimes with condition monitoring will help rail operators to reduce the time they spend servicing their rolling stock, write SKF’s Nils Ekholm and Mark Rhodes*. The rail industry’s prevailing maintenance…

EVENTS

EPTDA’S 2nd Regional Conference was hosted by SKF at their UK Headquarter and factory in Luton

EPTDA’S 2ND REGIONAL CONFERENCE WAS HOSTED BY SKF AT THEIR UK HEADQUARTERS AND FACTORY IN LUTON, HIGHLIGHTING THE ONGOING CHALLENGES OF PREVENTING THE COUNTERFEITING OF GOODS The latest EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association…

For oil and grease lubrication applications up to the NLGI 00 and 000 classes

SKF presents the PPS30 pneumatic piston pump

SKF has announced the introduction of the PPS30 pneumatic piston pump, intended for oil and grease lubrication applications up to the NLGI 00 and 000 classes, in small and medium size systems. Economically…

HSD and SKF together

New bearings simplify the woodworking industry

Both speed and precision are desirable attributes for the bearings used in spindles for machine tooling applications. High-speed capability and accuracy are significant factors also for woodworking and other ‘soft material’ industries.  Add…

OIL & GAS INDUSTRY

Magnetic bearings tough enough for the depths of the sea

Today’s oil and gas industry is facing many challenges, including lower oil prices and environmental issues that are forcing companies to look into alternative methods of extraction. Many companies are recognising the need…

BEARINGS

Two innovative products in one for electric cars

SKF has launched a Motor Encoder Sensor Bearing Unit (SKF MESBU) for the electric and hybrid vehicle market. This significant development in sensor bearing technology is a first for the industry, integrating bearing…

BEARINGS

SKF helps change bearing standards for better machine integration

SKF gave major contribution to the development of the revised ISO 492 standard, which will enable customers to better integrate bearings into their machinery. ISO 492 incorporates GPS (Geometrical Product Specifications), enabling the…

EDUCATION

SKF inaugurates SKF Campus in Jiading and North East Asia Distribution Centre

SKF inaugurated the SKF Campus in Jiading and SKF Northeast Asia Distribution Centre, both located in Shanghai, China. The completion of the two projects demonstrates SKF’s continued confidence in the Chinese market, as…

LUBRICATION

A new grease reduces friction and helps cut fuel consumption

SKF has launched a new lubrication solution for hub bearing units (HBUs) that reduces friction by as much as 9% compared to standard solutions while maintaining the same bearing performance. This low friction grease…

BEARINGS

Low friction has power

Globalization, increased competition, technology shifts, strict emission regulations – the traditional automotive industry is undergoing a rapid transformation. SKF is working with carmakers to meet today’s demands, providing technology and products for both…

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