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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...

NSK ball screws - Improved cooling and better economy

2017-09-27

NSK ball screws - Improved cooling and better economy Solving real-life challenges in the machine tool industry is one of NSK’s primary aims for this fast-moving marketplace. At the EMO 2017 exhibition in Hanover, Germany, the company displayed ball screws with nut cooling particularl...

50 years of innovation in high-speed rail bearings

2017-09-27

50 years of innovation in high-speed rail bearings With an unwavering goal to maximise safety in high-speed rail travel, NSK can recount more than half of century of innovations that date back to the very first generation of Shinkansen bullet trains in Japan. Indeed, advanced developm...

NSK unveils new-generation DIN-standard ball screws

2017-09-14

NSK unveils new-generation DIN-standard ball screws NSK will use the EMO 2017 exhibition ( Hanover , Germany, 18-23 September) as the launch platform for a number of innovations designed to enhance machine tool performance. Among the major introductions will be a new generation o...

NSK spindle bearings promote high-speed, high-precision machining

2017-09-14

NSK spindle bearings promote high-speed, high-precision machining The EMO 2017 exhibition ( Hanover , Germany, 18-23 September) will provide a platform for NSK to showcase a number of innovations for the machine tool market . Principal among them will be the ROBUST series of ang...

NSK ball screws enhance performance of injection moulding machines

2017-08-28

NSK ball screws enhance performance of injection moulding machines In order to deliver spindle drive service life optimisation in injection moulding machines, NSK has developed several new high-load ball screws, including the latest S-HTF series. However, many well-known manufacture...

NSK miniature linear guides bring higher dynamics to pick-and-place machines

2017-08-14

NSK miniature linear guides bring higher dynamics to pick-and-place machines As machines for the semiconductor industry operate with cycle times of one second or less, pick-and-place units must offer very high dynamic performance. A case in point can be seen at a manufacturer of chip-mo...

Bearing and ball screw innovations from NSK

2017-07-12

Bearing and ball screw innovations from NSK NSK will use the forthcoming EMO 2017 exhibition (Hanover, Germany, 18-23 September) to shine the spotlight on a number of new and recent innovations for the global machine tool market. These will include advances in angular contact ba...

NSK gains SNCF homologation for TGV wheelset bearings

2017-07-05

NSK gains SNCF homologation for TGV wheelset bearings SNCF , the national railway company of France, has granted final homologation for the use of NSK wheelset bearings for TGV very high-speed trains. This confirmation is the culmination of a five-year project that has seen NSK...

NSK low-friction ball bearings increase energy efficiency

2017-06-23

NSK low-friction ball bearings increase energy efficiency The use of low-friction ball bearings in drive systems serves to increase energy efficiency and reduce operational noise. Bearings of this type will also reduce heat generation, which in turn helps to extend service life. Bas...

NSK bearings save €19,200 per annum at biogas plant

2017-06-12

NSK bearings save €19,200 per annum at biogas plant The use of NSK ’s advanced Molded-Oil deep groove ball bearings in the rotary screen of a biogas plant has seen service life more than double, a fact that is helping to save €19,200 per annum. Molded-Oil bearings feature lubrica...

Ten times more service life for linear guides in robotic welding applications

2017-05-31

Ten times more service life for linear guides in robotic welding applications A manufacturer of sheet metal assemblies recently sought a solution to short lifespan issues with the drive and guide elements on its automated welding systems. In fact, the linear guides for a robotic welding...

Precision and skill needed to replace large rolling bearings

2017-05-22

Precision and skill needed to replace large rolling bearings Replacing the extremely large rolling bearings used in steelmaking equipment poses significant challenges with regard to the tools, team and strategy deployed. However, this task is not insurmountable, as NSK  recently demo...