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NSK solves repeat failures of machine tool spindle bearings

2018-05-14

NSK solves repeat failures of machine tool spindle bearings NSK has resolved the issue of repeated spindle bearing failures on four CNC machining centres at the plant of a leading automotive industry supplier. Having identified the root cause of why the spindle bearings were fa...

NSK Bearing Doctor App available in Spanish and French

2018-05-14

NSK Bearing Doctor App available in Spanish and French The NSK Bearing Doctor App for troubleshooting machinery or equipment fitted with rolling bearings is now available in Spanish and French. Initially launched last year in English, the new language versions will widen the app’s...

NSK academy online training platform now available in Spanish and French

2018-04-26

NSK academy online training platform now available in Spanish and French NSK’s online training platform – www.nskacademy.com – is now supported by versions in both Spanish and French. These languages add to the existing English and German options. Among the aims of the NSK a...

Learn about mechanical tools for bearings at NSK academy

2018-04-25

Learn about mechanical tools for bearings at NSK academy Anyone interested in learning about the best-practice mounting and dismounting of bearings using mechanical tools can register at the NSK academy ( www.nskacademy.com ) online training platform to discover the latest...

NSK releases updated Rolling Bearings catalogue

2018-03-20

NSK releases updated Rolling Bearings catalogue Users of rolling bearings across Europe can now draw upon the newly updated version of a key industry resource – the revised and renewed Rolling Bearings catalogue from NSK . This essential 700+ page guide to rolling bearing techno...

Induction heater tutorial added to NSK academy

2018-03-12

Induction heater tutorial added to NSK academy A new AIP+ tutorial has been added to the NSK academy online training platform ( www.nskacademy.com ). The induction heater module is the latest to join other AIP+ (Added Value Programme) maintenance and service tool tutorials al...

NSK pump bearings save €28,970 per annum at energy plant

2018-03-09

NSK pump bearings save €28,970 per annum at energy plant Faced with frequent failures on its centrifugal pumps for water recirculation, a large CHP (combined heat and power) plant in Romania asked NSK and its local distributor to perform an on-site bearing investigation. The outcome i...

Bearing materials key to increased reliability

2018-02-21

Bearing materials key to increased reliability The use of application-specific bearing steels and surface treatments permits the reliability of bearings to be increased significantly, which in turn contributes to the reduction of machinery and equipment TCO (total cost of ownership). ...

NSK academy hosts LAS-Set tutorial module

2018-02-01

NSK academy hosts LAS-Set tutorial module Following last year’s launch of the NSK academy online training platform www.nskacademy.com, a further new AIP+ tutorial module has been added to the site: the LAS-Set laser alignment tool for shafts. All of NSK’s specially developed tutori...

DNV GL certifies NSK’s Super-TF bearing material

2018-01-24

DNV GL certifies NSK’s Super-TF bearing material Of direct relevance to the wind energy sector, international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL has confirmed that roller and ball bearings made of NSK’s Super-TF material exhibit significantly higher dynamic load...

NSK launches world’s fastest high-load ball screws

2018-01-23

NSK launches world’s fastest high-load ball screws     The NSK HTF-SRE series of high-load ball screws is now available with smaller diameter spindles for use in the dynamic linear axes of injection moulding machines                    Larger lead versions of NSK’s HTF-SRD high...

Moulding machine OEM opts for NSK’s NH linear guides

2018-01-12

Moulding machine OEM opts for NSK’s NH linear guides A leading manufacturer of blow moulding machines has recently replaced its linear guides with the NH series from NSK. The move comes after the OEM received complaints about the poor service life exhibited by its previous linear guid...

NSK develops precision bearing app

2017-12-13

NSK develops precision bearing app NSK has developed a new mobile app that helps simplify precision bearing selection and the associated design integration process. The app also helps protect customers from counterfeit products with several features able to verify product authen...

NSK donates €20,000 to UNICEF

2017-12-04

NSK donates €20,000 to UNICEF As in 2016, NSK has again this year decided to forego giving any Christmas presents to customers across Europe, instead donating €20,000 to humanitarian charity UNICEF , which is working tirelessly to protect children and their families from danger all o...

First NSK Certified AIP Partners named

2017-11-16

First NSK Certified AIP Partners named   The names of the first four NSK distributors to successfully become Certified AIP (Added Value Programme) Partners have been revealed at an award ceremony staged as part of the company’s European industrial distributor convention in Madrid...

First NSK academy maintenance tutorial goes live

2017-11-15

First NSK academy maintenance tutorial goes live Following the launch earlier this year of the NSK academy online training platform, the first in a new series of maintenance tutorial modules has now been added to the site. The tutorials show how to use the innovative range of mainte...

NSK stages first European industrial distributor conference

2017-11-14

NSK stages first European industrial distributor conference Held over three days in October 2017, NSK hosted its inaugural European industrial distributor conference in Madrid. Information was shared with around 80 delegates from all across Europe concerning strategy, new pr...

Application-specific bearings for agricultural machinery

2017-11-06

Application-specific bearings for agricultural machinery When a standard rolling bearing is installed in agricultural machinery , the prospects of long service life are fairly poor. For this reason, most high-end OEMs in the agricultural industry rely on customer- and application-s...

Switch to NSK ball screws saves €266,000 a year

2017-10-24

Switch to NSK ball screws saves €266,000 a year In the framework of the company’s AIP added-value programme , NSK recently helped an automotive component manufacturer to optimise the drive systems in its machining centres, a move that led to six times greater service life and annua...

Ready-to-install bearings for agricultural machinery

2017-10-06

Ready-to-install bearings for agricultural machinery At Agritechnica 2017 (Hanover, Germany, 12-18 November), NSK will exhibit a wide range of rolling bearings that have been purpose-designed for use in agricultural machinery . At booth E44 in hall 15, the company’s display wi...