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 the chassis side and the engine/transmission side. One of those solutions is the SKF Low Friction Hub Bearing Unit, a new wheel end concept developed in Airasca, just outside Turin, Italy.
SKF Low Friction Hub Bearing Unit is a new wheel end solution for the automotive industry capable of reducing friction up to 20% and more compared to standard hub bearing units. SKF posted a series of interesting and amazing videos to hear from the knowledge engineers involved in the development and testing/simulation of the low-friction Hub Bearing Unit.
Alex Teng, Global Engineering Manager – Car Chassis;
Carmelo Gullì, Product Development Engineer – Advanced Projects;
Marien van Ditten, Simulation Engineer – Automotive Development Centre.