NSK Industries - Band Cutters on a Dough Machine: A bakery was experiencing regular failures on their linear guides on band cutters. NSK proposed a stainless steel Linear Guide, high speed series with food grade K1 lubrication unit.
NSk Industries - Main Make-Up Conveyor: NSK recommended the use of Molded-Oil ball bearings which resulted in a substantial increase in bearing life and reduction of machine down time
NSK Industries - Milk Bottle Conveyor: A market leading milk processing and bottling plant was experiencing repeated bearing failures on 5 lines of conveyors. They were changing bearings on a conveyor approximately every 16 weeks.
NSK Industries - Aluminium Can Manufacturer: NSK proposed its non-contact VV seals together with a change to bearing geometry
NSK Industries - Conveyor Belt: A German vegetable-processing company was experiencing repeated ball bearing failures on one of its transport systems.
NSK Industries - Milk Processing Plant: NSK recommended Molded-Oil inserts and Silver-Lube®; plastic housings
NSK Success Stories - Pick & Place Unit: A company in the Food & Beverage industry was experiencing repeated bearing failures on a Pick & Place Unit Roller. NSK recommended replacing the standard bearings with NSK Molded-Oil units.
NSK Industries - Cereal Baggers: NSK K1 Lubrication Unit was proposed together with a new guide and rail assembly
NSK Industries - Germination Vessel: A supplier for a major UK Brewery was experiencing regular failure of bearings for their grain stirrer application which is used in the germination vessels.
NSK Industries - Conveyor System: NSK’s Molded Oil mounted-unit inserts double the service life
NSK Industries - Conveyor Tail Drum: NSK proposed Molded-Oil Spherical Roller Bearings to replace the existing double-row ball bearing with grease lubrication
NSK Success Stories - Snack Foods Manufacturer: Standard bearings replaced with Stainless Steel Molded-Oil bearings increasing bearing life from 4 to 12 months
NSK Industries - Band Saw: An abattoir was experiencing frequent breakdowns due to bearing failures on a band saw application. Two bearings in back-to-back configuration were mounted on each band saw wheel, which supported the cutting blade and rotated at 1500rpm.
NSK Industries - Potato Washer: NSK Molded-Oil ball bearings increase bearing life from 4 months to over 8 months
Bottle Overwrapper - A drinks company in the UK were experiencing premature bearing failures due to an unknown reason, believed to be contamination. Bearing lifetime was 1 week. NSK was contacted to evaluate the source of failure.
NSK Industries - Meat Slicer Machine: A producer of pork products was facing repeated bearing failures on 14 Meat Slicer Machines. The customer needed to change bearings on each machine monthly. NSK investigated and could achieve a lifetime extension.
Success Story - Oven Fan Unit: NSK proposed Plummer Blocks with high capacity Spherical Roller Bearings and Labyrinth seals, and recommended the correct bearing location and lubrication.
NSK Industries - Macatherm Dough Mixer: NSKHPS bearings resulted in life improvements 3 to 4 times that of before
NSK Industries - Belt tensioner: A producer of frozen pizza was facing regular bearing failures witth a belt tensioner on a food conveyor belt. The cleaning process of the production line with water was causing corrosion, grease washout and seal damage.
NSK Industries - Scraped Surface Heat Exchanger Unit: Molded-Oil bearings were fitted to all machines resulting in a reduction in machine down time & maintenance cost and a significant annual cost saving