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Skefko Ball Bearing Co

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of Skefko Works, Luton

Skefko Ball Bearing Company of Luton known as SKF.

1910 Private company.

1920 September. Exhibited at the Machine Tool and Engineering Exhibition at Olympia with ball bearings.[1]

1926 John C. Hafner resigned as works manager of the company.[2]

1936 Company made public.

1937 Ball and roller bearing manufacturers. "SKF" Ball and Roller Bearings.[3]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1961 The only British manufacturers of all four basic types of bearings, namely: ball, cylindrical roller, taper roller and spherical roller.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. * The Engineer of 10th September 1920 p244
  2. The Engineer 1926/04/02
  3. * 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  4. * 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1940. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p203
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1945. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p241