Welcome to the International Bearing Application World
for the Bearing & Power Transmission Industry!

Bearing Application World 2021 is THE specialist congress for bearing and drive technology.
This year’s theme is APPLICATION, OPERATION and SOLUTION.
Experts from all over the world cover all facets of the bearing industry, whether sales, mechanical engineering or measurement technology.
We are more than a virtual congress. The unique community idea ensures lasting business relationships.
Please find here the fair concept of BAW!“

FAIR CONCEPT

EVENT SCHEDULE

You can find our detailed trade fair programme HERE as a PDF download

OCT

26

TUESDAY

DAY ONE

OCT

27

WEDNESDAY

DAY TWO

OCT

28

THURSDAY

DAY THREE

Measuring and Inspection Technology for Rolling Bearing Components


08:30 AM

Opening & Welcome

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Sommer (Steinbeis-Transferzentrum Wälzlagertechnik), Prof. Dr. Robert Grebner (FHWS University of applied sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt), Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Stefan Gladeck (SKF GmbH)

09:00 AM

New Bearing Systems in mechatronic Drive Trains

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Sommer

UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES WÜRZBURG-SCHWEINFURT

09:30 AM

Profile- and roughness measurement on rolling bearings

Combined measurement of micro- and macro-geometry on rolling bearing components using the „Tactile Profile Method“.

Robert Schmidt

T&S GESELLSCHAFT FÜR LÄNGENPRÜFTECHNIK MBH

10:00 – 10:30 AM

Coffee break


Rohmann GmbH | Gollub Werkstoffprüfung GmbH & Co. KG

10:30 AM

Testing for material, microstructure, quenched and tempered condition

Eddy Current inspection for 100% quality control in the production process with FastSort and Q-Sort.

Dr. Aschwin Gopalan

Rohmann GmbH

11:00 AM

Pneumatic Measurements on bearings during production

Production-accompanying tactile and non-contact length measurement on bearings

B.Eng. David Schmitt & Maximilian Happach

QPT Innovative Technik Handels GmbH

11:30 AM

Sensor Bearing for Predictive Maintenance

Simple measurement of bearing loads with a new type of sensor bearing for predictive maintenance.

Dr.-Ing.Tobias Schirra

HCP Sense

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch break


Webinar: Contour- and roughness measurements on rolling bearing components and testing of threads with contour measuring devices

David Rösch & Robert Schmidt // T&S GmbH

1:00 PM

Bearings Inside

Innovative methods how to measure preload, contact angle and slip.

M. Eng.,Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Sebastian Stich, Dr. Markus Wolf, Dipl.-Ing. Johannes Pfister

BestSens AG, CSC Bearing Europe GmbH

1:30 PM

Bearing Clearance adjustment – Shims for cost reduction

Precise adjustment of the bearing clearance is essential for a long lifetime of bearings. High tech shims help to hit the optimum.

Dipl. Wirtsch.-Ing Christoph Martin

Georg Martin GmbH

2:00 PM

Crack and grinding burn inspection on bearing rings and rollers

Eddy Current inspection with single and array probes for 100% quality control in the production process.

Niklas Rohmann

Rohmann GmbH

2:30 – 3:00 PM

Coffee break


3:00 PM

Optical measurement of fine machined surfaces with scattered light technique

A fast, optical scattered light sensor for roughness, form and waviness measurement is presented, which is characterized by its high precision and robustness.

Dr. rer. nat. Rainer Brodmann

OptoSurf GmbH

Duygu Gunay

3:30 PM

Additively Manufactured Bearing Cages and Seals

Latest 3D printed applications for bearing manufacturers and benefits of 3D printing.

Duygu Gunay

HP Inc

Rolling Bearings in Wind Power

08:30 AM

Special creeping movements of drive train components in wind power gearboxes

The report shows creeping-based damage mechanisms in wind power gearboxes.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Maiwald

Maiwald Engineering

09:00 AM

Measurement of hydrogen in context of WEC formation

Methods to analyse hydrogen in steel.

Dr.-Ing. Gregor Manke

Euro-Labor GmbH / Ruhr-Universität Bochum

09:30 AM

White Etching Cracks (WEC) have a root cause (always?) Experience and Examples

The detection of white etching cracks (WEC) in metallurgical investigations is easy possible with known methods. The determination of the technical root cause for the appearance of WEC is the more demanding task for defining the corrective solutions in the different applications.

Dipl.-Ing. TU Thomas Peuschel

SKF GmbH

10:00 – 10:30 AM

Coffee Break


10:30 AM

Atomic level imaging and analysis of hydrogen in materials

Using special atomic probe tomography, hydrogen can be quantitatively visualized at the microstructure level.

Prof. Dr. Peter Felfer

FAU Erlangen

11:00 AM

Case Study: WEC in a wind turbine

Analysis of a bearing failure from a wind turbine associated to white etching areas and lubrication

Dipl.-Ing. Hagen Elgeti

Elgeti Engineering

11:30 AM

Tests of Oscillating Bearings

This presentation is about the specific challenges, test programs, sensoring and management for tests of small and big.

Dr. Matthias Stammler

Fraunhofer IWES

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch break


Webinar: Simple rolling bearing simulation with SKF SimproQuick | Thomas Peuschel

SKF GmbH

1:00 PM

Virtual Lab – Digital Twins of Test Rigs

In order to improve SKF simulation software, scientific models need to be calibrated and validated. Digital twins of SKF test rigs in combination with measured data from test rigs can support the model and software development efficiently. The simulation software is later being used to model customer applications. In the presentation, three examples of such digital twins will be shown.

Dipl.-Ing. Albrecht Nestle

SKF GmbH

1:30 PM

Bearing clearance as a critical factor

Bearing clearance as a critical factor for rolling bearing life: Influence on dynamic kinematical behavior and monitoring method.

Dipl.-Ing. Marc Reichhart

eolotec GmbH

2:00 PM

Efficient simulation of large-diameter bearings under consideration of housing elasticities

Large systems, large forces, large housing deformations – Efficient modeling of rolling bearings in system analysis.

M. Eng. Mike Feuchter

CADFEM GmbH

2:30 – 3:00 PM

Coffee Break


3:00 PM

Challenges of Wind Turbine Drive Train Loads and Damages

Wind turbines are highly dynamic systems. They are exposed to strongly changing loads due to fluctuating wind conditions. In this contribution load measurements of a 5 MW wind turbine and bearing/ gear damages from different turbines will be presented.

Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Gellermann & Dr.-Ing. Thomas Griggel

Allianz Zentrum für Technik – Allianz Risk Consulting GmbH

3:30 PM

Take, make and waste

Regeneration and Reuse

Pascal Verhoie

SKF GmbH

Electrical Current Passage and Lubricants

8:30 AM

Lubricant Additives

Wind turbine bearing life extension due to REWITEC application calculated by Sentient Science with DigitalClone model.

Dipl.-Ing Stefan Bill

REWITEC GmbH

09:00 AM

Gamechanging lubricant

Innovation an sustainability through new lubricants to proling lifetime in bearings.

Tanja Ilic

Nanol Technologies

09:30 AM

Measuring and reducing HF bearing currents

Measurement of damaging motor bearing currents in VFD systems and efficient and cost effective methods to reduce them.

Dipl.-Ing . (FH) Thorsten Pemsel

EPA GmbH

10:00 – 10:30 AM

Coffee break


Webinar: ROS plastic cages – from the inquiry to the serial part | Rolf Gieshober

Kunststofftechnik Ros GmbH & Co. KG

10:30 AM

Metall-like Ceramic (MLC)

Apromising material for rolling elements and bearings

Dr.-Ing. Michael Schubert

Global Precursor Ceramics

11:00 AM

Protecting VFD Driven Motors from Bearing Currents

Root causes of bearing currents, impact on the bearings, possibilities to prove and mitigation strategies.

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Martin Deiss

Electro Static Technology

11:30 AM

Think Global – Act Local

The new Globalization is asking for new ways of working in a rapitly changing world. Supply Chains are challanged more than ever before.

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Stefan Gladeck

SKF GmbH

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch break


1:00 PM

Tribological Modification of Metal Surfaces by biobased Metalworking Fluids

To reduce friction and wear and to reduce running-in effects, bio-based additives were selected and cooling lubricants for preconditioning metal surfaces were developed as part of a project funded by the FNR.

Dr. Oliver Thordsen

ML Lubrication

1:30 PM

Energy-autarkic wireless measurement for bearing retrofitting

For temperature and rotation speed surveillance, a sensor and energy harvesting system with wireless data transmission from within roller bearings is presented.

Dr. Dipl.-Ing. Markus Pichler-Scheder

Linz Center of Mechatronics

2:00 PM

Energiewende – a challenging task for industry and research

How research can support industry by reaching the ambitious goals.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus H. Zink

University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt

2:30 – 3:00 PM

Coffee break


3:00 PM

Cooperative studies at FHWS, Presentation of the FHWS, Working as a Professor at FHWS

Prof. Dr. Ralf Christel, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Hartmann, Eva Kaupp

University of Applied Sciences Würzburg Schweinfurt

3:30 PM

SKF Rotation as a Service – from bearings to fee-based performance

SKF Rotation as a Service – from bearings to fee-based performance

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Matthias Schmidt

SKF GmbH


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