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BEARING WORLD 2018 | International Bearing Conference: Industrial Research and Science in Dialog with Practical Application

PROGRAMME - By popular request, following the successful 2016 premiere of BEARING WORLD, the international conference for rolling and plain bearings, with more than 200 participants from 11 countries, the Research Association for Drive Technology (FVA) is ready to continue this success story: Kaiserslautern, 6-7 March 2018 - Special prices for VDMA, FVV and FVA members.

"BEARING WORLD 2018 will bring together experts from research and industry in the fields of design, calculation, and the practical use of bearings. We anticipate around 40 high level presentations detailing the latest completed and ongoing research projects as well as reports from field operation. Come to Kaiserslautern, Germany and meet the international experts!"said Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Sauer, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, local host of BEARING WORLD 2018, member of the BEARING WORLD programme committee and scientific board.

The goal of the conference is the exchange of knowledge and experience between universities and engineers from the industry who are involved in the design, development, manufacture and assembly or practical operation of bearings. With Keynotes from Dr. Victoria van Camp, SKF Group and Prof. Dr. Tim Hosenfeldt, Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co KG.

Main topics:

  • Energy efficiency
  • Failure modes
  • Bearing calculation and dimensioning
  • Lab testing vs. field performance/validation
  • Lubrication
  • Life and durability
  • Drive technology applications and challenges for bearings

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