We have pooled the expertise of our Engineers to produce technical articles on product performances, bearing features, materials, lubricants, applications, bearing components and much more.

These reviews outline some of the every day considerations needed when choosing bearings, provide a good overview of common problem areas and highlight some of the many technical improvements and developments being made by us.

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NSK App “Verify” for Super Precision Bearings

NSK mobile app helps simplify precision bearing selection and the associated design integration process.

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27-digit NSK Item Designation [N27]

Identification of the NSK Item Designation - Description and meaning of the common codes and examples of the characters 

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HDY2 - Ceramic Coated Insulating Bearings

Designed to support energy efficiency and the expanding adoption of inverter-controlled motors-

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Give Electric Motors the Silent Treatment

Ensure you select the correct bearings for long life and quiet operation.

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Automotive Bearings Brings Energy Efficiency

NSK Bearing solutions deliver low torque for automobile applications.

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Counterfeit - Don't Fake It

How to identify authentic NSK bearings.

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Yield Longer Life in Motors and Gearboxes

Bearings operating in manufacturing equipment in extreme environments must perform well at higher speeds with heavier loads.

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Reduce Inner Ring Fractures with NSK “TL”

TL (Tough and Long Life) Series of Spherical Roller Bearings - NSK is continually perfecting technology to improve bearing performance.

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Identify Ball Screw Quality

Selecting the appropriate ball screw for an application is by no means an easy process, but it is an important one.

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Protecting Your Bearing Investment

Proper run-in procedures help to maximise bearing life.

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TF Tough Steel for Harsh Working Conditions

NSK's concept of long working life in contaminated environments is unique in the bearing industry.

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Getting a Good Fit

Even a properly selected bearing will fail prematurely if the shaft and housing fits are incorrect.

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Incompatibility of Greases

Unless incompatibility is understood and accounted for, switching to a different grease can be disastrous.

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Ultra Clean Steel

We are constantly striving for quality improvements - developing our ultra-clean steel is a key factor in helping improve bearing life.

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Seals and Shields

Protect your bearings from contaminants and maintain grease levels.

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Technical Journal - Latest Edition

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