Bearing World Conference 2018

06-07 March, 2018 in Kaiserslautern, Germany, at the kind invitation of Prof. Bernd Sauer.

  • “Bearing World is the international expert forum for bearings. Here, researchers and developers from universities and bearing manufacturers come together in dialogue with users and experts from the industry. The goal is to align the drive technology industry more closely to the requirements of the future. Without drive (technology), there can be no progress!”

    Dr. Arbogast Grunau, Corporate R&D Competence and Services, Schaeffler AG

  • “Come to Bearing World, the international expert forum dedicated to bearings; focusing this time on rolling bearings. The conference provides a comprehensive overview of the state of technology, research, and development. Here you will have the opportunity to enter into dialog with leading national and international experts.“

    Prof. Gerhard Poll, Leibniz University Hannover, Bearing World Program Committee Speaker

  • “At Bearing World, you will encounter top experts from science and industry in the area of drive technology. Come to the conference and meet with top developers and decision-makers, and become a part of a leading global community.“

    Rüdiger Sontheimer, Marketing, New Market Offers & Business Intelligence, SKF GmbH

  • “Come to the only international expert forum on the subject of bearings: Bearing World. Join in networking with international experts from science and industry. Get informed about the current state-of-the-art and future developments in the world of bearings with presentations from selected national and international experts.“

    Rainer Eidloth, Senior Vice President Bearings-Components Development, Schaeffler AG

  • “Bearings are the heart of the machine. With presentations from international experts, Bearing World offers up-to-date knowledge related to rotating equipment and its care and maintenance. Performance and reliability are the central topics of Bearing World.”

    Dipl.-Ing Bernd Stephan, Senior Vice President Group Technology Development, SKF Group

Join in: industrial research and science in dialogue with practical application.
Exchange ideas:
with the top representatives of the field, from research and industry, national and international.
Bring yourself up-to-date with the current state of the art!

What to expect from this new information and networking platform:

For whom?All experts in the field of bearings and rolling bearings
Unique:Presentations by top international speakers
Rewarding:Present your company to interested experts at the technical exhibition
Networking:Get to know leading national and international experts and make new contacts
Be there:Register today!

>> The World of Bearings – key topics: Innovative concepts ++ White Etching Cracks (WEC) ++ Reliability and functional safety ++ Tribology and efficiency ++ Damage diagnosis and avoidance ++ other issues

Participants 2018

Participants from industry and research, from the countries:

Austria; Czech Republic; China; France; Germany; Great Britain; Italy; Japan; The Netherlands; Sweden; Turkey


AICHELIN; Bosch Rexroth; Carl Bechem; Christoph Aßmann Ingenieurdienste; Flender; FUCHS SCHMIERSTOFFE; FVA GmbH; Georg Martin; Jiangyin Jingcheng Compter Numeric Control; Klüber Lubrication München; Lubrizol Deutschland; NSK Deutschland; NSK Europe; NSK Japan; NTN Wälzlager (Europa); NTN-SNR Roulements; ORS Bearings; Phoenix Tribology; PROSINO S.r.l - Borgosesia rings; RENK; Schaeffler; SEW-Eurodrive; Shanghai Bearing Technology Research; SKF Deutschland; SKF The Netherlands; SKF Sweden; Stresstech; THIEHLENHAUS TECHNOLOGIES; thyssenkrupp Rothe Erde; Timken Europe; Timken France; TOTAL Deutschland; Vestas Wind Systems; Vestas Nacelles Deutschland; Volkswagen; ZF Friedrichshafen; Ziller

Brno University of Technology; Chemnitz University of Technology Department of Mechanical Engineering; Institute of Design; City University of Hong Kong Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering; Clausthal University of Technology Institute of Tribology and Energy Conversion Machinery; Engineering and Drive Technology; Competence Center for Tribology at the Mannheim University of Applied Sciences; Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials (IWM); Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg; Engineering Design; KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm; Leibniz University Hannover; Institute of Machine Design and Tribology (IMKT); Nagaoka University of Technology Department of Mechanical Engineering; Purdue University School of Mechanical Engineering West Lafayette (IN); Qingdao University of Technology; Ruhr-University Bochum Werkstoffprüfung; RWTH Aachen University; Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL); Institute for Machine Elements and Machine Design (IME); Shanghai University; Stiftung Institut für Werkstofftechnik (IWT) Bremen; Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg; Institute for machine elements; design and manufacturing; Technical University of Chemnitz; Institute of Design Engineering and Drive Technology (IKAT); University of Cambridge; University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (KTmfk); University of Kaiserslautern; Institute of Machine Elements; Gears and Transmissions (MEGT); University of Sheffield; University of Poitiers; Institut Pprime CNRS

AICHELIN; Carl Bechem; FVA; Georg Martin; Phoenix Tribology; PROSINO S.r.l - Borgosesia rings; Schaeffler; SKF; Stresstech; Ziller

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