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NSK Precision Merger

2012-02-07

NSK Precision Merger NPJ Merger Absorption Merger to Strengthen NSK’s Precision Machinery and Parts Business Segment NSK Ltd. announced today that it will conduct an absorption merger with its wholly owned subsidiary NSK Precision Co., Ltd. (hereafter, “NPJ”). This is a simpl...

NSK Develops a Long-Life Lipped Thrust Race for Use in Severe Lubrication Conditions

2012-01-31

NSK Develops a Long-Life Lipped Thrust Race for Use in Severe Lubrication Conditions NSK Ltd. announced that it has developed a more compact, lightweight, longer-lasting lipped thrust needle roller bearing for use in automatic transmissions. Low viscosity transmission oil is commonl...

NSK develops Ultra High-Speed Ball Bearings for Next Generation Hybrid Vehicles

2012-01-30

NSK develops Ultra High-Speed Ball Bearings for Next Generation Hybrid Vehicles NSK develops Ultra High-speed Ball Bearings for Motors and Power Generators in next generation Hybrid Vehicles  NSK Ltd. has developed ball bearings that enable ultra high-speed rotation by greatly re...

NSK Increases its Capital Stake in NSK-ABC Bearings Limited in India

2012-01-19

NSK Increases its Capital Stake in NSK-ABC Bearings Limited in India NSK increases its capital stake in NSK-ABC Bearings Limited to further expand its bearing business in India NSK Ltd. announced that one of its subsidiaries has become a specified subsidiary.  1. Reason for...

NSK Adds MECHATROLINK Driver Unit to Megatorque Motor Lineup

2012-01-18

NSK Adds MECHATROLINK Driver Unit to Megatorque Motor Lineup Integrated Control and High-speed Synchronized Operation for Improved Production Efficiency for Manufacturing Equipment  NSK Ltd. announced that it will add a new MECHATROLINK-driver unit *(1) to its popular Megatorque Mot...

AIP Programme Saves Luxury Handbag Manufacturer €636,371 Per Annum

2012-01-09

AIP Programme Saves Luxury Handbag Manufacturer €636,371 Per Annum NSK has highlighted the relevance of its cost saving, bearing asset improvement programme (AIP) to all sectors of industry. By reducing downtime resulting from production hold-ups, the AIP has saved a manufacturer of...

AIP Programme Helps a Quarry Operator Achieve Ten-Times Better Bearing Life

2012-01-09

AIP Programme Helps a Quarry Operator Achieve Ten-Times Better Bearing Life NSK achieves ten-times bearing life & annual savings on bearing costs of €2,970 for a major quarrying/mining operator NSK's Asset Improvement Programme (AIP) has achieved 10- times bearing life and saved...

Ultra-Long-Life Ball Bearings for Transmissions

2011-12-20

Ultra-Long-Life Ball Bearings for Transmissions NSK develops Ultra-long-life Ball Bearings for Transmissions , designed to make bearings more compact and lightweight, with less friction. Development background  The demand for compact, lightweight and more efficient automotive...

NSK Develops Energy-Saving Bearings for High-Efficiency Motors

2011-12-14

NSK Develops Energy-Saving Bearings for High-Efficiency Motors Increasing motor efficiency by cutting friction loss in half NSK Ltd. announced that it has developed energy-saving bearings for high-efficiency motors that halve the friction loss of rolling bearings used in conventiona...

VW Up! Featuring Steering Column EPAS and Bearings Produced by NSK

2011-11-29

VW Up! Featuring Steering Column EPAS and Bearings Produced by NSK Energy-saving power steering for VW’s smallest model  Good steering assistance, perfect handling and the utmost energy efficiency: drivers expect all these things not only from mid-range cars but also from compact...

NSK Exhibits at 42nd Tokyo Motor Show

2011-11-25

NSK Exhibits at 42nd Tokyo Motor Show NSK Exhibits at 42nd Tokyo Motor Show-Creating A Road to the Future through Innovation. Now And Always  NSK Contributes to the Future of Auto mobility and to the Global Environment through Four Technological Advantages: Compact/Lightweight,...

NSK Develops a Guide-Dog Style Robot

2011-11-24

NSK Develops a Guide-Dog Style Robot Autonomous External Recognition and Staircase Guidance Made Possible  NSK has developed a four-legged, wheeled robot that utilises a newly developed external recognition technology and guidance function to detect the position of stairs, autono...

NSK Develops a Lead-Robot with Obstacle Avoidance Capabilities

2011-11-24

NSK Develops a Lead-Robot with Obstacle Avoidance Capabilities New Guide Robot Developed by Combining Robot Attitude Controls with Obstacle Avoidance Technology  NSK has developed a guide robot that combines newly developed external recognition and obstacle avoidance technology w...

NSK Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Production Facility Hefei, China

2011-11-16

NSK Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Production Facility Hefei, China On October 20th,  2011 NSK Ltd. held its groundbreaking ceremony at the site of its new production facility located in the city of Hefei, Anhui Province, in China. The ceremony was attended by representatives from th...

Choosing the Right Bearings

2011-11-11

Choosing the Right Bearings Expert advice can cut costs dramatically  There are many factors to take into account when selecting bearings. Designers in the machine-tool and plant construction industry should consider their options carefully if they want to guarantee maximum avail...

European Commission Competition Inspections

2011-11-09

European Commission Competition Inspections Norbert Schneider, Chief Executive Officer of NSK Europe Limited, confirmed that, on Tuesday 8 November, the Company was subject to an inspection by the European Commission at its offices in Ratingen, Germany, in connection with an investiga...

Traction Motor Bearings for the Rail Industry

2011-11-09

Traction Motor Bearings for the Rail Industry Insulated Bearings enable latest generation trains to go much further without maintenance stops  Today’s generation of trains are required to go faster than ever before, and to travel much longer distances without maintenance.  These t...

Angular-Contact Ball Bearings with Oil-Air Lubrication

2011-10-14

Angular-Contact Ball Bearings with Oil-Air Lubrication Manufacturing and production techniques have changed radically as a result of the electronic revolution seen in recent decades. Even the most complicated shapes can be produced precisely at low cost. In many cases, machining produ...

Ball Screws for High Speeds and High Loads

2011-10-11

Ball Screws for High Speeds and High Loads With newly developed seal and optimised ball recirculation system  The latest generation of NSK’s HTF high-load ball screws has been optimised to cater for higher speeds . An enhanced ball recirculation system also reduces noise, while...

Improved Cooling for High-Speed Ball Screws

2011-09-29

Improved Cooling for High-Speed Ball Screws Temperature control at the site of friction  Whenever ball screws perform short movements at high cycle rates, nut cooling provides much better temperature control – and therefore more precise positioning – than the hollow-shaft spindle...