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Mechanical services

Today, maintenance managers face a difficult task: Although their staff may be very good, they have a large group of machines to look after and may not be able to follow precision maintenance practices. In addition, equipment maintenance is becoming more complicated because of ongoing technical advances, and environmental and safety laws are increasingly strict, placing more pressure on this function than ever before.

Recognizing the need for supplemental resources, SKF offers a broad range of maintenance services to help companies achieve their maintenance goals.

Machine installation

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If machines are to perform well over extended periods, optimal alignment and correct mounting are equally vital. Correct installation not only means good product quality, but often reduced energy consumption as well. SKF has several mounting products available, each with their specific technical and economical advantages for different foundations, applications and requirements.

Precision alignment

Shaft alignment tool TKSA 71
SKF can supply experienced alignment service teams to tackle the most complex rotating and geometrical alignment jobs. This is supported by a dedicated SKF alignment competence center and a database of procedures for handling difficult alignment jobs, using the latest technology alignment equipment. In addition, our experienced alignment teams can assist in installation and machine alignment.

Precision balancing

SKF Reliability Engineers experienced in the art of balancing critical equipment perform precision balancing services, utilizing our PdM competence center and state of the art instrumentation.

On-site machining

Drilling boltholes
Boltholes with diameters up to 100 mm are no problem for SKF.
Fitting bolts
Due to designing its own special equipment SKF is capable of reaming boltholes within tide time schedules. Also the supply of fitting bolts can be arranged within the scope of supply.
Foundations
Machining of foundations, connection flanges and stern tubes.
Propellers
On site machining of propeller taper and keyway.
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