Global solutions for rail around the world
Today, SKF solutions and services for the railway industry include our core competence in axlebox and drive system bearing design, as well as our global network of production, service and remanufacturing centres – all supported by a highly trained network of sales, application and service engineers.
From contributing design expertise and providing advanced axlebox bearings, to installing lubrication systems, validating reliability and safety requirements, mounting bearings and more, SKF is helping to increase railway vehicle safety, reliability, efficiency and service intervals.
SKF offers customers unique insight into the operation of their railway vehicle bogie systems by drawing on our unmatched combination of railway bearing design and manufacturing expertise and our cutting-edge condition monitoring and application knowledge. By collecting and analyzing data throughout the operational life of the train, we’re helping to enhance the next generation of railway vehicle designs in ways not previously possible.
SKF solutions for rail provide:
- Reduced Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
- Reduced maintenance costs
- Longer maintenance intervals and service life
- Operational safety and reliability
- Increased energy efficiency
*1,7 Mkm is based on specific applications and operating conditions. It has been verified in a number of positive tests of individual features as well as with experience from the field. Please contact your SKF representative to discuss if and how this can be applied in your applications.