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Q&A with SKF: Digital transformation enables sustainable rotation

Author : Sophia Bell, Editor of DPA and Gavin Coull, Services Sales Manager at SKF,

02 March 2023

The bearing is at the heart of the machine. But did you know that 90% of all bearings fail because they are either designed, installed, lubricated or used incorrectly?

For a lot of manufacturing businesses, data on bearing health is often still collected through manual walkarounds. All that looks set to change, however, with the introduction of SKF’s new sensor system, SKF Enlight Collect IMx-1 – an automated machine monitoring system for reliable rotation. 

In this exclusive interview, Editor Sophia Bell sits down with Gavin Coull, Services Sales Manager at SKF, to talk about how this exciting new technology works, the wide-ranging benefits it brings manufacturers, and its potential to revolutionise the way we look at bearings.

Read the full article in DPA's March issue

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