Engineering tools and CAD

Our range of engineering tools comprises interactive advisory systems relating to a range of topics associated with rotating machinery.

These tools will allow you to solve problems by utilizing some of the knowledge that SKF has developed and accumulated in more than 100 years of working with a broad range of industries.

Engineering tools by category

Bearings, units and housings
Spherical roller bearing for vibratory applications

SimPro Quick
Quick and advanced evaluation tool for single shaft bearing arrangements

SimPro Spindle - NEW
Accurate and intuitive evaluation tool for spindle bearing arrangements

Bearing Select – NEW (replacing Bearing Calculator)
Selection and calculation tool for a single bearing and two bearings on a shaft

Engineering calculator
Online tool including Frequency Calculator, Radial O-ring Selector, Power Transmission Calculator and Rotor balance tolerance

Housing Select
Selection tool for bearing housings

Railways Drives preferred range
Selection tool for bearings in railway drive systems

Industrial seals - combination
App tool for finding SKF machined and injection moulded seals, and advanced engineering plastic parts (AEPP)

Seal Select
Selection tool for SKF Speedi-Sleeve, V-ring and radial shaft seals

Sealing Solutions Austria GmbH - Partner shop
Online shop for ordering semi-finished products for manufacturing of customized machined seals
Lubrication solutions
Lubrication image
LubeSelect for SKF greases
Lubrication selection for specific applications or application conditions

Lubrication Systems Digital catalogue
SKF and Lincoln lubrication systems catalogue for machinery and vehicles

Calculation to set the re-lubrication quantities and intervals for SKF automatic lubricator

Lubrication Planner
Tool for developing and follow up your lubrication plan
Maintenance products
SKF maintenance products

Drive Up Method Program
Support tool for the mounting of SKF spherical roller and CARB toroidal bearings with a tapered bore

Heater Selection Tool
Online selection tool for heaters for mounting or dismounting of bearings or annular work pieces

Oil Injection Method Program
Support tool for mounting and dismounting bearings and other components with an interference fit
Tool for mounting and dismounting for bearings and housings as well as for LLT profile rail guides and LTS profile rail slides

Tool and Accessory Selector for sleeves and shafts
Selection of the correct tools and accessories when mounting SKF spherical roller bearings, CARB toroidal roller bearings and SKF self-aligning ball bearings on sleeves and tapered shafts

Tool to select the correct chock type by easy chock calculations

Power Transmission products
PT everything
Belt Calculator
App tool for design and check of belt drives

Belt Drive Design Calculation Tool
Desktop application for to check the quality of an existing belt drive design

Chain Drive Design Calculations
Desktop application to check the quality of an existing chain drive design

Power Transmission Catalogue
Online catalogue for SKF Power Transmission Products
Client Needs Analysis - Asset Management
Tool that is based on SKF Asset Efficiency Optimization management model. The tools allows you to benchmark different areas and allows you to easily identify, control, execute and follow up on these areas

Client Needs Analysis - Lubrication Management
Follows the SKF Asset Efficiency Optimization process, but with focus on the lubrication management practices

Client Needs Analysis Training
Tool for assessing the competence and skill levels relative to various maintenance related fields

Documented Solution Program
Tool that allows you to quantify the savings for implementing SKF-recommended improvements

Maintenance Assessment
Assessment service that allows detailed assesment on customers maintenance knowledge and practices including areas like, condition monitoring, machinery alignment etc.

Technical Support Self-Help portal
Web portal for technical support around Condition Monitoring softwares and products. Contains FAQs, technical support articles, user manuals, application notes and more
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