NSK has released a new catalogue explaining the capabilities, attributes and specifications of the company’s latest generation DIN-standard ball screws for machine tools. Design engineers can simply download the catalogue from www.nsk-literature.com.
On 7 June 2019, NSK and Volkswagen announced a formal cooperation agreement between the steering divisions of the two companies with the aim of further enhancing steering system innovation. Both companies have agreed on comprehensive cooperation in development activities.
S-HTF series ball screws from NSK are for the first time enabling leading powder-press manufacturer Osterwalder AG to employ servo-electric drives on its larger machines, rather than conventional hydraulic drives.
In line with the automotive industry’s shift to electric vehicle (EV) technology and the ongoing trend of downsizing, NSK will shine the spotlight on a compact EV drive system at the Dritev 2019 international congress in Bonn, Germany (10-11 July).
The quest to stop the fake bearings industry continues apace at NSK, where the recent seizure of counterfeit NSK packaging in Hebei Province, China illustrates the scale of the problem. Over 23,000 fake boxes and cartons were discovered and then confiscated pending further investigation.
A vegetable processing plant in Germany is enjoying significant benefits following the adoption of Molded-Oil bearings from NSK.
NSK Europe: Automationware, a leading Italy-based specialist in motion and control technologies, has taken delivery of two large ball screws from NSK that will facilitate the automatic translation of large moulds used in injection moulding machines.
NSK has unveiled two new Calculation Tools that can predict potential savings for end users: Cost Saver and Cost-Benefit Analysis
The previous costs associated with bearing replacement, maintenance and lubrication have been eliminated, providing the plant with annual savings moving forward of €15,360.
NSK is expanding its existing Self-Lube® range of bearing units to include products made to the JIS standard. With this new J-Line series, NSK also introduces a new packaging design.
On 1 February 2019, Dr Ulrich Nass (52) assumed the position of Chief Operating Officer at NSK Europe. The appointment reflects the company’s ambition to build further on its growth trajectory in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
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