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€100m Investment Improves Bearings Performance

2013-07-15

€100m Investment Improves Bearings Performance Research and design innovation continue apace at NSK , where nearly 100 million Euros are invested each year in developing new technologies , lubricants , materials and surface engineering .  For the most common form of roll...

NSKHPS Series of Industrial Machinery High Performance Standard Bearings

2013-07-12

NSKHPS Series of Industrial Machinery High Performance Standard Bearings NSK  expands its NSKHPS lineup of high performance standard bearings for industrial machinery . This series contributes lower maintenance costs and supports downsizing by the high performance. Standardizati...

Bearings for Demanding Applications

2013-06-27

Bearings for Demanding Applications NSK has now been operating in Europe for exactly 50 years. In addition to a wide range of standard bearings, the company offers numerous series which cater for extremely demanding requirements, such as enhanced accuracy and a long service life. ...

Improving Bearing Life is Key to Reducing Costs for Cement Plants

2013-06-05

Improving Bearing Life is Key to Reducing Costs for Cement Plants The working conditions of a cement plant do not foster long service life for machinery, due to dust, heat, moisture and vibration. Therefore it is essential that every opportunity is taken to improve the efficiency and...

New Bearing Designs Keep the Steel Industry Rolling

2013-05-16

New Bearing Designs Keep the Steel Industry Rolling The Iron and Steel Industry is on of the harshest environments in which power transmission equipment is expected to perform.  With the ever-increasing overhead of maintenance compounded by pressure to reduce operating costs, NSK has...

Bosch Names NSK ‘Preferred Supplier’

2013-05-14

Bosch Names NSK ‘Preferred Supplier’ Robert Bosch GmbH has named NSK Deutschland GmbH as its ‘ Preferred Supplier’ for bearings . Bosch awards this title to suppliers who provide outstanding performance when it comes to manufacturing and delivering products or services – esp...

SWR Bearings Perform Well in Adverse Conditions

2013-04-08

SWR Bearings Perform Well in Adverse Conditions Continuous casting machines: an endurance test for spherical roller bearings   NSK’s SWR spherical roller bearings were developed specially for applications in the steel industry and feature ultra-tough, wear-resistant steel and a hi...

NSK Expands its Production Footprint in Europe

2013-03-18

NSK Expands its Production Footprint in Europe Bearings made in Europe With a broad range of standard components and sector-specific series of bearings for demanding applications, NSK has established itself as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of bearings and linear system...

NSK Boosts its Business in Emerging Markets

2013-03-07

NSK Boosts its Business in Emerging Markets Aiming to Cultivate Demand in the Middle East and Russia  through Locally Based Operations Tokyo, Japan, March 7, 2013 — NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Norio Otsuka) announced today that it has established...

Bearings for Wind Turbines: Quality Standards Enable Parts to be Traced

2013-03-04

Bearings for Wind Turbines: Quality Standards Enable Parts to be Traced The bearings which NSK develops and produces for the wind power industry undergo special quality checks. In addition to this, they are subject to a specially defined documentation standard, which enables the produ...

Gildemeister Presents Supplier of the Year Award for Quality to NSK

2013-02-27

Gildemeister Presents Supplier of the Year Award for Quality to NSK Gildemeister AG, which has a worldwide reputation as a leading manufacturer of machine tools, has presented its ‘Supplier of the year’ award for quality to NSK Deutschland GmbH. The prize was awarded in January 2...

Longer Life Spherical Roller Bearings for Continuous Casting Machines

2013-02-25

Longer Life Spherical Roller Bearings for Continuous Casting Machines Switching bearings reduces downtime NSK has developed spherical roller bearings especially for steel-industry applications. Made from extra tough, wear-resistant steel, they also feature highly efficient seals....

Prompt Replacement of Bearings Safeguards Availability

2013-02-19

Prompt Replacement of Bearings Safeguards Availability Wood processing: prompt replacement of bearings safeguards availability When a manufacturer of glued laminated wood asked NSK’s application technology team for help, they had to act quickly. The problem: no replacement bearing...

NSK Named Supplier of the Year by Franz Kessler GmbH

2013-02-13

NSK Named Supplier of the Year by Franz Kessler GmbH Award for on-time delivery. Franz Kessler GmbH based in Bad Buchau, Germany, has named NSK Deutschland GmbH its supplier of the year in the category of on-time delivery. Kessler is the largest European producer of motor sp...

NSK's Handy Pocket Guide for SNN Series Plummer Blocks

2013-02-07

NSK's Handy Pocket Guide for SNN Series Plummer Blocks Best Practice Maintenance Data for SNN Serice Plummer Blocks  NSK has produced a handy pocket-sized guide for engineers, giving best practice maintenance information for the company’s SNN 500 and 600 series of plummer blocks....

NSK Develops Slideable Intermediate Shaft for Column-Type EPAS

2013-02-06

NSK Develops Slideable Intermediate Shaft for Column-Type EPAS NSK Develops a High Durability, High Rigidity, Slideable Intermediate Shaft for Column-Type Electronic Power Steering for Automobiles in Emerging Markets Improved Durability on Rough Roads and Improved Handling “Feel”...

NSK Saves €8,950 Yearly for German Car Manufacturer

2013-01-24

NSK Saves €8,950 Yearly for German Car Manufacturer NSK’s cost saving, asset improvement programme (AIP) is saving a major German car manufacturer €8,950 annually, as a result of reducing the number of replacement bearings required in the twice-yearly servicing of an annealing oven by...

NSK Stainless Steel Spacea Bearings Solve Failure Problems

2013-01-16

NSK Stainless Steel Spacea Bearings Solve Failure Problems NSK’s cost saving, asset improvement programme (AIP) is saving a major German car manufacturer €8,950 annually, as a result of reducing the number of replacement bearings required in the twice-yearly servicing of an annealing...

Trends and Development Projects for Wind Turbine Bearings

2012-11-13

Trends and Development Projects for Wind Turbine Bearings Current trends and development projects for wind turbine bearings  Even higher expectations regarding service life and reliability twinned with pressure on costs: this is the picture currently emerging for bearings in the...

Bearings for Agricultural Machinery

2012-11-05

Bearings for Agricultural Machinery The advantages of application-specific bespoke bearings  When the going gets tough: Severe mechanical strain and abrasive particles in the operating environment: bearings for agricultural machinery have to work in conditions which are far...