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Driving bearing innovation for Formula 1
September 2017, News


In Formula 1, weight, friction and unexpected failures are enemies of high performance, and every detail matters. With a long history of providing superior solutions to aid superior performance, SKF’s work in the sector continues to be highly specialised.

With dedicated application engineers supporting most of the major teams, SKF products are used throughout the car. It provides ball, roller and plain bearings for wheel hubs, gearbox, clutch, engine, turbo, MGU and suspension components, as well as specialised support equipment, like high-speed condition monitoring systems to track component performance.

A Formula 1 bearing may have a relatively short life, but it is a demanding one. As regulatory changes continue to push teams to improve both the reliability and efficiency of their cars, and with competitive pressures as relentless as ever, SKF’s engineers can be assured of new challenges in the seasons to come.


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Supplied By: SKF South Africa
Tel: +27 11 821 3500
Fax: +27 11 821 3505
Email: samantha.joubert@skf.com
www: www.skf.co.za
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