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Introduction

A manufacturer of insulation material is producing Styrofoam on milling machines including conveyor systems. Maintenance is carried out with standard tools. The company required an investigation about the practices on the assembly and disassembly of the rolling bearings. The NSK Mounting and Dismounting tools together with hands-on training was delivered resulting in significant higher efficiency on the maintenance activities.

Styrofoam Insulation Material
  • Styrofoam Insulation Material
AIP+ Fitting Tools FTN333
  • AIP+ Fitting Tools FTN333

Key Facts

  • Milling machines in the insulation material production process
  • Conveyor systems in production process
  • Very dusty and dirty environment
  • Staff was not training in handling and correct storage of rolling bearings
  • Repairs and maintenance are carried out using common standard tools

Value Proposals

  • Staff training in the correct storage of rolling bearings
  • Staff training in the correct mounting and dismounting of bearings
  • Use of NSK Mounting and Dismounting Tools

Product Features

  • Easy mounting and dismounting of ball bearings
  • Minimise the danger of damaging the bearings
  • Suitable for a wide range of bearings
  • No mechanical damage of the bearing using cold fitting mounting process
  • User-friendly utilising the elastic locking ring
  • Puller arms made of high quality steel
  • Time saved during mounting and dismounting the rolling bearings
  • Lower failure rate as bearing are stored correctly
Cost Saving Breakdown
Before Cost p.a. NSK Solution Cost p.a.
Bearing Costs 4 000 € Bearing Costs 4 000 €
Engineering Costs 4 400 € Engineering Costs 800 €
Other Costs 400 € Other Costs 900 €
Total Costs 8 800 € 5 700 €

Reference:SS-E-1-153

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