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Band Cutters in a Dough Machine

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.

Main Make-Up Conveyor

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

Milk Bottle Conveyor

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.

Aluminium Can Manufacturer

NSK Industries - Aluminium Can Manufacturer: NSK proposed its non-contact VV seals together with a change to bearing geometry

Conveyor Belt

NSK Industries - Conveyor Belt: A German vegetable-processing company was experiencing repeated ball bearing failures on one of its transport systems.

Milk Processing Plant

NSK Industries - Milk Processing Plant: NSK recommended Molded-Oil inserts and Silver-Lube®; plastic housings

Pick & Place Unit

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.

Cereal Baggers

NSK Industries - Cereal Baggers: NSK K1 Lubrication Unit was proposed together with a new guide and rail assembly

Germination Vessel - Stirrer Units

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.

Conveyor System

NSK Industries - Conveyor System: NSK’s Molded Oil mounted-unit inserts double the service life

Conveyor Tail Drum

NSK Industries - Conveyor Tail Drum: NSK proposed Molded-Oil Spherical Roller Bearings to replace the existing double-row ball bearing with grease lubrication

Snack Foods Manufacturer

NSK Success Stories - Snack Foods Manufacturer: Standard bearings replaced with Stainless Steel Molded-Oil bearings increasing bearing life from 4 to 12 months

Band Saw

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.

Potato Washer

NSK Industries - Potato Washer: NSK Molded-Oil ball bearings increase bearing life from 4 months to over 8 months

Bottle Overwrapper

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.

Meat Slicer Machine

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.

Oven Fan Unit

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.

Mecatherm Dough Mixer

NSK Industries - Macatherm Dough Mixer: NSKHPS bearings resulted in life improvements 3 to 4 times that of before

Belt Tensioner

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.

Scraped Surface Heat Exchanger Unit

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


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