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These recommendations can help end users prevent equipment degradation in pulp and paper applications.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Oct. 20, 2014) – SKF has announced the grand opening of the SKF Solution Factory in the Birmingham, Alabama, area. The venue is designed to equip customers with value-added...
BERLIN (Jan. 9, 2013) – SKF signed an agreement to acquire German-based ship components provider Blohm + Voss Industries (BVI) from Star Capital Partners. SKF will pay 80 MEUR for 100 percent of the...
BERLIN (Feb. 14, 2013) – SKF’s acquisition of German-based ship components provider Blohm + Voss Industries (BVI) has been approved by the relevant authorities and is now closed. SKF paid around...
GOTHENBURG (March 27, 2013) – SKF’s newly built bearing factory in Ahmedabad, India was awarded the coveted LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification by IGBC (India...
CLEVELAND (April 7, 2013) – SKF has extended service further across the globe, with five new SKF Solution Factory facilities that opened in 2012. The global network of sites, which offer knowledge...
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (June 24, 2013) – SKF has recently won a number of long-term contracts to provide companies in Latin America with services ranging from machine lubrication to condition...
CLEVELAND (June 3, 2013) – SKF has been a global technology provider since 1907. Its fundamental strength is the ability to continuously develop new technologies and then use them to create products...
Scott Koller continues to describe the spindle repair process. In this step, the spindle is disassembled and inspected for damage.
Zelijlco Cvitkovic explains the purpose of spindles and where they are used. He also explains the clean rooms of the facility.
Spindles are tested in the same configurations as SKF Solution Factory's customers' applications.
Before being assembled, the spindles are balanced. After assembly, vibration analysis is performed to ensure correct operation.
Dan Townsend explains the type of spindle work that can be performed at the Cleveland SKF Solution Factory.
Scott Koller describes how, with 23 global facilities, most spindle types have usually been seen in an SKF Solution Factory.
Cvitkovic describes the importance of an accurate and quality spindle taper.
Kevin O'Sullivan discusses SKF's machined seals and the CNC machines used to manufacture them.
Jim Dwyer explains how the Cleveland facility maintained room to expand. Soon to come in this area is its solid oil production.
Jim Dwyer discusses the many materials used in seal manufacturing at the Cleveland SKF Solution Factory.
Jim Dwyer shows us the Solution Factory's pneumatic air system which removes the need for compressed air.
(June 25, 2012) - SKF, a global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems and services, signed a five-year contract with Fibria, a Brazilian company with a strong presence in the...