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SKF inaugurates large-size bearing test centre

21st July 2017 SKF has inaugurated its newly-built Sven Wingquist Test Centre in Schweinfurt, Germany, an investment totaling EUR 40 million. The centre is the first in the world that is able to test large-size bearings under actual operating conditions. This allows for a more efficient development process for... 

SKF South Africa is appointed official OEM supplier to Henred Fruehauf

19th July 2017 SKF South Africa, global bearing and rotating technology and engineering specialist, has been appointed by Henred Fruehauf as OEM supplier.  Acquired by SA Truck Bodies in 2002, Henred Fruehauf trailers are recognised for their rugged reliability and have been faithfully serving the local market... 

Driving bearing innovation for Formula 1

18th July 2017 In Formula 1, weight, friction and unexpected failures are enemies of high performance, and every detail matters. With a long history of providing superior solutions to aid superior performance, SKF’s work in the sector continues to be highly specialised. The foundations of Formula 1 can be... 

SKF offers new electric cartridge pump

17th July 2017 SKF announced the introduction of the Electric Cartridge Pump ECP. Developed to lubricate bearings and linear guides in small machines, this reliable pump includes an integrated pressure-relief valve that enables its use in single-line lubrication systems such as SKF MonoFlex. The Electric... 

New SKF grease cuts false brinelling damage in half

13th July 2017 The innovative anti-false brinelling grease for hub bearing units from SKF reduces friction and wear significantly, while improving bearing performance.  SKF launched new grease that has been proven to reduce the damage caused by false brinelling in hub bearing units by more than 50 per cent when... 

Moving data from big to smart

11th July 2017 Collecting process data and using it correctly is a vital part of predictive maintenance programmes – and proves the adage that knowledge is power explains Erwin Weis, head of IoT Technology at SKF Collecting data is one thing, but making sense of it is what adds value. In modern industrial... 
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