Three simultaneous raids in China are the latest in efforts to combat the sale of counterfeit bearings. SKF has participated in three simultaneous raids against retailers of counterfeit bearings in China. The raids, which were led by Chinese … [Read more...] about SKF participates in raids against retailers of counterfeit bearings
SKF has secured a contract with Cryostar, a French manufacturer of turbo-expanders, to supply SKF S2M magnetic bearings and the latest generation E300V2 control cabinet. SKF’s solutions will be used in MTC200 oil-free turboexpanders that Cryostar … [Read more...] about Cryostar to use SKF magnetic bearings for use in turboexpanders
By Joyce Laird, contributing editor It goes without saying that all bearings and lubricants should be stored in a protected area that is relatively vibration and dirt free and not subjected to temperature extremes or excessive humidity. Some … [Read more...] about How does shelf life affect bearings and their lubricants?
Lubrication is one of the most crucial elements of bearing care. Surprisingly, it is also an often neglected aspect of the overall bearing health equation. While oil is sometimes used for lubrication depending on application requirements, grease is … [Read more...] about 4 great bearing grease videos
SKF and GE Oil & Gas have signed a non-exclusive, licence-based collaboration agreement, aimed at further developing the use of active magnetic bearing technologies within the oil and gas sector. As part of the agreement, GE Oil & Gas will … [Read more...] about SKF and GE Oil & Gas sign agreement on use of active magnetic bearing applications
There are different types of bearings specifically designed for applications depending on expected loads and the possibility of temperature fluctuations, contaminant exposure, and pressure. For example, look at wind turbine bearings and … [Read more...] about Common bearing types and applications: A Primer
A tapered roller thrust bearings is a specific type of bearing designed to handle strong axial loads in a small space. This type of bearing typically has high axially rigidity, self-alignment capabilities and shock load compensation. As the name … [Read more...] about What is a double direction tapered roller thrust bearing?
SKF will exhibit at ADIPEC 2016 to showcase its range of efficiency and reliability enhancing technologies for applications in the oil and gas industry. From bearings and seals for top drives to maintenance innovations, SKF’s range of products and … [Read more...] about SKF to showcase oil and gas innovations at ADIPEC 2016
SKF today announced the introduction of its Lincoln 12-volt, lithium-ion PowerLuber. Developed for quick, effortless application of lubricant, this grease tool is suitable for agricultural, automotive, construction, general maintenance and industrial … [Read more...] about Lincoln PowerLuber grease gun from SKF
The MRC PumPac series of angular contact ball bearing arrangements from SKF integrate internal designs and uniquely engineered contact angles to reduce operating temperatures and vibration while helping to prevent ball sliding and shuttling in pump … [Read more...] about Angular contact ball bearing arrangements from SKF