A customer in Central America, in the Quarrying and Mining industry, was experiencing reliability problems due to recurring bearing failures in its vibrating screens. The existing bearings failed after only 8 months. NSK engineers worked closely with the customer, analysing the failure, and recommended the VS series of bearings, designed to withstand aggressive operating conditions.
|Before||Cost p.a.||NSK Solution||Cost p.a.|
|Bearing Costs||€ 1 222||Bearing Costs||€ 1 018|
|Engineering Costs||€ 35||Engineering Costs||€ 0|
|Costs of lost production||€ 72 774||Costs of lost production||€ 0|
|Total Costs||€ 74 031||€ 1 018|