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Extrusion blow molding machine

NSK Success Stories - Extrusion blow molding machine: The customer experienced many failures on several machines. A trial was conducted using NSK Linear Guides and significant improvement were demonstrated.


NSK Success Stories - Food & Beverage: The extruder machine of a pet food manufacturer suffered from bearing failures every 10 to 12 weeks. NSK recommended to change the lubricant to a high viscosity oil and propsed to change to NSKHPS Spherical Roller Bearings (EA series)

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.

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.

Dough Prove

NSK Industries - Dough Prove: A Tortilla Wrap manufacturer was experiencing short service life on its pillow block bearing units mounted in the multiple belt dough prove section of the process line.

Barrel Washer

NSK Industries - Barrel Washer: A producer of machine for vegetable treatment was experiencing problems on its barrel washers. With the rotation of the washer drum, bearings were under water once per rotation.

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.

Bleed Shackle Roller

NSK Industries - Bleed Shackle Roller: An animal slaughter production line was experiencing regular failures of Deep Groove Ball Bearings used in a bleed shackle roller application which is used to transport animals along the production line.

Feed Conveyor

NSK Industries - Feed Conveyor: A customer reported regular bearing failures on the feed conveyor in their animal feed production plant. These premature failures led to costly downtime while engineers replaced the units.

Conveyor Belt

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

Baby Leaf Harvester

NSK Industries - Baby Leaf Harvester: A processor of food products harvests baby leaf products for sale to leading supermarkets. Its leaf harvester machine had a variety of low cost mounted unit bearings to support shafts of various sizes.

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.

Cutters - Cream Line

NSK Industries - Cutters in Cream Line: A customer was experiencing repeated bearing failures on their blade saw pulleys within the cake cutting units at their bakery.

Aluminium Can Manufacturer

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

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

Confectionary Washing Process

NSK Industries - Confectionary Washing Process: NSK recommends using stainless steel Molded-Oil deep groove ball bearings to prolong the bearing life

Milk Processing Plant

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

Food Production Conveyor

NSK Industries - Food Production Conveyor: significant improvements in bearing life, increased reliability and reduction of unplanned downtime.

Conveyor System

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

Mecatherm Dough Mixer

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


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