Bearings News

Timken Bearings for GE's Giant Haliade-X Offshore Wind Turbines

Jun 06, 2022

The Timken Company said Monday it was designing and supplying main shaft bearings for GE Renewable Energy's Haliade-X, the world's most powerful offshore wind turbine.Each Haliade-X turbine will have a capacity of up to 14 MW and be able to generate up to 74 GWh of clean energy a year…

Trelleborg inks Sverdrup elastomeric bearings deal

Jul 03, 2017

Trelleborg has been awarded a contract for the supply of elastomeric bearings to Statoil’s Johan Sverdrup oil field, offshore Norway. Johan Sverdrup is on the Utsira Height in the North Sea, 160km west of Stavanger. The oil field will be operated by electrical power generated onshore…

Trelleborg provides bearings for Shell's Prelude

Oct 06, 2016

Trelleborg has manufactured and delivered 52 vertical elastomeric bearings and 156 horizontal bearings for use on the 13 modules onboard Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility, as well as 40 turret bogey bearings to enable natural movements of the turret…

SKF installs magnetic bearings at Åsgard

Nov 10, 2015

SKF supplied magnetic bearings for use in the world’s first subsea gas compression system at the Åsgard gas field off the Norwegian coast. As part of the subsea gas compression system, the bearings will contribute to recovering additional…

SKF launches new bearing rating life model

Apr 14, 2015

SKF introduced a new model that will help engineers calculate a more realistic bearing rating life. This model will help enable OEMs and end users to match bearings to application conditions with greater certainty, resulting in improved bearing life and reduced operating costs…

SKF President, CEO Tom Johnstone to step down

Aug 25, 2014

Sweden's SKF Group announces that President and CEO Tom Johnstone has decided to step down, effective 1 January 2015. Photo at right from SKF. Leif Östling, Chairman of the Board of SKF, comments: “Under Tom’s leadership, SKF has developed into a knowledge engineering company…

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