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Cost Saving Calculator App

2014-04-08

Cost Saving Calculator App NSK releases Cost Saving Calculator App for Tablets, Smart Phones and PC NSK has released a new cost saving calculator that allows users to quickly calculate the potential total life cost savings by using NSK bearings in any given application. The App...

Creep-Free™ Bearing Series

2014-04-06

Creep-Free™ Bearing Series NSK Ltd. has expanded its Creep-Free™ bearing series lineup. These bearings are widely used in fan and pump motors to prevent creep. This series of bearings is designed with exceptional creep resistance, which helps improve motor maintenance and assembl...

More Than 50 Years in Europe

2014-04-03

More Than 50 Years in Europe ‘We are continuing to expand our presence in Europe.’    In 1963, more than 50 years ago, NSK opened its first European sales office in Düsseldorf. Today the company is one of the three largest bearing manufacturers in the world and has 3,400 employees...

White Structure Flaking (WSF)

2014-03-14

White Structure Flaking (WSF) NSK Bearings for wind turbines: innovative material, new type of heat treatment White structure flaking (WSF) is a familiar pattern of damage observed  within bearings used in wind power technology. The cause of this damage has not yet been fully u...

Counterfeit Rolling Bearings

2014-02-14

Counterfeit Rolling Bearings The problem of counterfeit rolling bearings is often abstract. The practical consequences of installing a fake bearing can be demonstrated with an example of a distillation apparatus as investigated at the Technical University (TU) of Dortmund (Germany)....

Best Seal – Low Friction

2014-02-12

Best Seal – Low Friction The requirements for seals often contradict each other. But there are systems that offer the best possible seal together with low friction. Seals for dynamic applications have a dual function in drive elements. They are designed to prevent contaminants from...

New Barcode System: Proactive Method to Identify Defects

2014-01-20

New Barcode System: Proactive Method to Identify Defects Traceability is essential to reduce Costs & maintain Quality In Bearing Manufacture As one of the World's largest bearing manufacturers, NSK continues to invest in improved manufacturing techniques, which allows cus...

NSK Europe at 50 – Passion and Total Quality

2014-01-15

NSK Europe at 50 – Passion and Total Quality Fifty years ago, Japanese bearing manufacturer NSK opened a small sales presence in Germany. Since then this modest acorn has grown into a €1 billion operation, with plants in the UK, Germany and Poland. “It’s a success story to be proud...

NSK Develops a Guide Robot with Indoor Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance

2013-12-05

NSK Develops a Guide Robot with Indoor Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance NSK Develops a Guide Robot with Indoor Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance - Improved Convenience and Safety NSK Ltd. announced that it has developed a guide robot with navigation and automatic obstacle...

NSK Develops a Portable Guide Robot with Automatic Obstacle Avoidance

2013-12-05

NSK Develops a Portable Guide Robot with Automatic Obstacle Avoidance NSK Develops a Portable Guide Robot with Automatic Obstacle Avoidance - Personal Robot to Assist Users with Walking Anywhere, Anytime NSK Ltd. announced that it has developed a portable guide robot with aut...

NSK Exhibits at 43rd Tokyo Motor Show

2013-11-21

NSK Exhibits at 43rd Tokyo Motor Show NSK Ltd. exhibits at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show to be held from Saturday, November 23 to Sunday, December 1, 2013 at Tokyo Big Sight (Koto-ku, Tokyo).  NSK will showcase its technologies and products that contribute to vehicle safety and envi...

Ultra High Speed Bearings Provide the Key to Machine Tool Performance

2013-10-18

Ultra High Speed Bearings Provide the Key to Machine Tool Performance The economics of manufacturing and engineering continue to push machine tool manufacturers and re-engineering companies to increase the production speed, precision and reliability or their machines. Higher speed cut...

High Load Capacity Cylindrical Roller Bearing for Large Gearboxes

2013-09-26

High Load Capacity Cylindrical Roller Bearing for Large Gearboxes Improved Reliability for Large Gearbox Applications Such as Wind Power Generators NSK Ltd. has developed a high load capacity cylindrical roller bearing for large gearbox applications that achieves longer life thanks...

50 Years of NSK Europe

2013-09-23

50 Years of NSK Europe The Japanese bearing manufacturer NSK established its first European sales office exactly 50 years ago – in October 1963 – in Düsseldorf. As it expanded its business activities in Europe, additional sales organisations were set up in other European countries...

Getting a Bearing on Pump Development

2013-09-20

Getting a Bearing on Pump Development Bearings are a key enabling technology allowing pumps and compressors to meet ever higher demands for performance and size, but are bearing manufacturers producing the products needed to keep the industry moving forwards? NSK believes it is......

Give Electric Motors the Silent Treatment

2013-09-18

Give Electric Motors the Silent Treatment NSK Develops More Energy Efficient And Longer Life Bearings For Electric Motors In addition to the low torque and low noise demands placed upon rolling bearings used in electric motors, there is now the added requirement for longer servic...

NSK Launches iPad Tech Calculation Service

2013-09-16

NSK Launches iPad Tech Calculation Service Improved Customer Service and Sales Efficiency with Smart Device-Compatible Tech Calculation Service Tokyo, NSK Ltd. announced that it has made NAVI-FOCUS ―a program for instantaneously calculating bearing life and torque ―compatible fo...

Booklet: Bearing Designation Systems

2013-08-01

Booklet: Bearing Designation Systems NSK compact booklet explains supplementary bearing designations & helps with choosing bearings and ordering spare parts. The Concise Oxford English Dictionary defines a designation as ‘an official title or description’. Even bearings have th...

Dr Jürgen Ackermann Named New CEO of NSK Europe Ltd

2013-07-31

Dr Jürgen Ackermann Named New CEO of NSK Europe Ltd On 25 June 2013, Dr Jürgen Ackermann was appointed CEO of NSK Europe , one of the world’s leading suppliers of bearings and automotive components. Dr Ackermann has been at NSK Europe since 2007, most recently in the position...

NSK's Bearings for Food and Beverage Applications

2013-07-16

NSK's Bearings for Food and Beverage Applications Rolling bearings are key components in food and beverage processing machinery and equipment, their reliability and operating life having a significant effect in ensuring that operating costs are minimised. Moreover, as the pace o...