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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...

NSKs new S-HTF ball screws made of Tough Steel

2017-05-05

NSKs new S-HTF ball screws made of Tough Steel Newly-developed S-HTF series ball screws from NSK offer more than double the service life and 1.3 times greater dynamic load capacity than the company’s previous generation product. These performance attributes have been achieved...

NSK Italy wins ''Company to Watch'' award

2017-05-05

NSK Italy wins ''Company to Watch'' award Up against tough competition, NSK Italy has been successful in its bid to win the coveted ‘ Company to Watch’ award in a ceremony held at the end of March 2017. The Company to Watch Award is organised by Cerved, a leading information provi...

World’s first cold-forming technology for electric power steering shafts

2017-04-25

World’s first cold-forming technology for electric power steering shafts NSK has developed proprietary cold-forming technology for manufacturing the shafts of its electric power steering (EPS) systems . The new process not only ensures that shafts are safer and more reliable in o...

Larger sizes added to NSK’s long-life ball bearing series

2017-04-10

Larger sizes added to NSK’s long-life ball bearing series Almost two years after NSK first introduced its long service life BNEQARTET deep groove ball bearings , the company is now adding new variants to the series with external diameters of up to 120 mm. The bearings, which are ma...

NSK Linear Guides prove ideal for pick and place machines

2017-04-06

NSK Linear Guides prove ideal for pick and place machines Faced with repeated failures of its linear guides, an established and reputable manufacturer of surface mount technology (SMT) pick and place machines turned to NSK for the solution. After identifying the source of the problem, N...

A new type of roller bearing for continuous casting machines

2017-03-27

A new type of roller bearing for continuous casting machines NSK has introduced a range of full complement cylindrical roller bearings for highly demanding steel industry  applications. NUB series bearings are designed to be particularly effective when used on the non-driven si...

NSK’s NH/NS Linear Guides win Cho Monozukuri Award

2017-03-17

NSK’s NH/NS Linear Guides win Cho Monozukuri Award NSK has been presented with the Cho Monozukuri Innovative Parts and Components Award for its NH/NS Series Linear Guides . Established by the Japanese government in 2004, this prestigious award recognises the valuable contribution tha...

Stress-free troubleshooting with NSK’s Bearing Doctor App

2017-03-08

Stress-free troubleshooting with NSK’s Bearing Doctor App Bearing manufacturer NSK has launched a new free-to-download app for maintenance engineers and technicians tasked with troubleshooting machinery or equipment featuring rolling bearings . The Bearing Doctor app for smartphon...

NSK Optimising bearing seals for agricultural applications

2017-03-06

NSK Optimising bearing seals for agricultural applications The seals of rolling bearings used in agricultural machines have to withstand extremely arduous operating conditions. This is why NSK has developed new seals for deep groove ball bearings that deliver a highly effective balan...

NSK World’s first transmission-equipped wheel hub motor

2017-03-03

NSK World’s first transmission-equipped wheel hub motor NSK has successfully demonstrated the world's first transmission-equipped wheel hub motor in a breakthrough development intended to improve the environmental performance, safety and comfort of vehicles. By expanding on the kno...

NSK expands production at Kielce plant

2017-02-22

NSK expands production at Kielce plant NSK has commenced the expansion of production at its plant in Kielce, Poland, with the first half of the project scheduled for completion by the end of March 2017.     The facility at Kielce is NSK Europe’s largest plant, manufac...

NSK Launches New Bearing Care Products as part of its AIP+ Value Added Programme Range

2017-02-09

NSK Launches New Bearing Care Products as part of its AIP+ Value Added Programme Range NSK is committed to ensure machinery performs at its optimum level, giving the best result in the most efficient way. At the heart of this is the NSK bearing solution. However, it is equally impor...

NSK Agri Disc Hub units fitted to disc harrows

2017-02-09

NSK Agri Disc Hub units fitted to disc harrows Galucho, the largest agricultural machinery manufacturer in Portugal and Spain, is now fitting Agri Disc Hub units from NSK to the company’s disc harrows. The move comes after two years of working together and testing the product on 700 h...