NSK Industries - Vacuum Pump: A major manufacturer of silicon wafers for microprocessors experienced a failure on their vacuum pumps which were equipped with NSK bearings. A proactive maintenance strategy needed to be integrated.
NSK Industries - Belt washer: A trail with NSK ball bearings Molded-Oil was agreed, which resulted in an increase of bearing life from 3 months to over 12 months
NSK Industries - Band saw machine: A customer experienced failures in a silicon saw application. NSK proposed to replace the bearings with Deep Groove Ball Bearings using Molded-Oil lubrication.
NSK Industries - Wood Milling Machine: A wood furniture producer faced frequent failures on their wood milling machines. The linear guides on the working tables were being damaged.
NSK Success Stories - Furnace Fan Motors: A textile manufacturing company had experienced repetitive failures at approximately 6 months in air circulation motor-fans used on their fabric furnace.
NSK Industries - Ink Pad Roller: A magazine priniting company was using open Deep Groove Ball Bearings in an ink pad roller application. NSK recommended Deep Groove Ball Bearings with DDU seals, resulting in no bearing failures reported within a month.
NSK Industries - Table Guide for Woodworking Machines: a higher tolerance pulley bearing combined with a training package enabled fault-free running of the machine and reduced fitting times for the bearings
NSK Industries - Conveyor: One potash processing plant had problems with chain conveyor's plummer blocks equipped with tapered roller bearings. The bearings failed several times per year due to tough operation conditions (production dust, high shaft temperature).
NSK Industries - Electric Motor: NSK performed an Application Review at a maintenance company. Due to the use of Sealed Super Precision Bearings bearing failures could be reduced and the bearing service life could be increased
NSK Industries - Centrifugal Pump for Water Treatment: A manufacturer of centrifugal machines for water treatment developed a new design of machine to answer the requirements on specific applications.
NSK Industries - Centrifugal Pump: A large energy producer (electricity + heats) faced frequently failures on their water recirculation centrifugal pumps. NSK jointly with the local distributor performed a bearing failure investigation on site.
NSK Success Story - Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry - Stacker Line: Improved equipment reliability, 88% decrease in breakdowns
NSK Success Story - Machine Tools - Collet Closer: NSK recommended to use a pair of Super Precision Angular Contact Ball Bearings at the front and the back side of the spindle
NSK Industries - Spindle of Grinding Machine: Within NSK's own precision plant, a grinding machine was experiencing raceway form errors. After numerous attempts to correct the form error, the fault remains unidentified.
NSK Industries - Horizontal Machining Centre: NSK Sealed Super Precision Angular Contact Bearings for increased productivity and reduced maintenance costs
NSK Industries - Automotive: A UK car manufacturer wanted to increase the skill base of their engineering team specifically in the repair and maintenanceof machine tool spindles. NSK designed training around the needs of the customer.
NSK Industries - Maintenance training for precision bearings: NSK engineers provided a bespoke training course focussed on precision bearings for machine tool spindles to a french car manufacturer
NSK Industries - Mixing Machine: A tyre manufacturer detected clearance inside bearings on his mixing machine. He was ready to stop the machine and dismount the bearings.
NSK Success Stories - Carbon Fibre Manufacturing: NSK AQUA bearings result in zero failures in an 8 month period
NSK Industries - Machining Centre, Valve Manufacture: NSK Sealed Angular Contact Bearings increase spindle life from 4 months to 1 year.