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LIGHBOT™ - Guide Robot with Indoor Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance

2015-05-04

LIGHBOT™ - Guide Robot with Indoor Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance NSK Ltd. announced that it has completed experimental demonstrations of its autonomous guide robot that is equipped with indoor navigation and obstacle avoidance. While LIGHBOT is still in the experimental st...

President Change at NSK Ltd.

2015-04-28

President Change at NSK Ltd. NSK Ltd. announced at its regular Board of Directors' meeting held 23rd April 2015 that Mr. Norio Otsuka will resign as President and Chief Executive Officer of NSK Ltd. to become its new Chairman. A formal announcement will be made at Annual Shareholders'...

EQTF Ball Bearings: Light, Compact, Low-Friction and Stable

2015-04-14

EQTF Ball Bearings: Light, Compact, Low-Friction and Stable When ball bearings live ten times longer... They have already proven themselves in Japan and are now set to conquer the European automotive world: we’re talking about the EQTF ball bearings that NSK has developed for the...

€46k Savings for Steel Plate Rolling Mill

2015-04-10

€46k Savings for Steel Plate Rolling Mill A major steel manufacturer experiencing high maintenance costs relating to bearings on a plate rolling mill has improved the situation massively with an application specific product replacement from NSK . The existing open roll bearings requi...

Optimisation of the Bearings in a Hot Rolling Mill

2015-04-01

Optimisation of the Bearings in a Hot Rolling Mill Bearings used in steel industry plant are often exposed to extremely harsh conditions. There are special model series for these operating conditions. Optimal solutions can be found when bearing manufacturers and users work closely tog...

BNEQARTET™ Long Life Bearing for Front-Loading Washers

2015-03-17

BNEQARTET™ Long Life Bearing for Front-Loading Washers Twice the Rated Fatigue Life for Longer Life in a Variety of Environments NSK Ltd. has developed BNEQARTET , a new long life bearing for front-loading washers. This new product achieves more than twice the rolling fatigue life...

Striving for Maximum Added Value

2015-03-10

Striving for Maximum Added Value Interview with Michael Preinerstorfer , NSK Europe - ‘No. 1 in Total Quality is still our pledge’ Michael Preinerstorfer – Managing Director of the European Industrial Business Unit (EIBU) – explains how he intends to further expand on the company’...

German Association of Car Part Distributors (GVA)

2015-03-09

German Association of Car Part Distributors (GVA) NSK Deutschland GmbH joined the German Association of Car Part Distributors - GVA on 1 January 2015. The decision to join the GVA was based on a strategic business decision, explains Martin Farnschläder, Automotive Aftermarket A...

Functional Safety Compliant Electric Power Steering

2015-03-09

Functional Safety Compliant Electric Power Steering NSK Ltd. - Tokyo, Japan - announced that it has developed a new electric power steering (EPS) system that is compliant with ISO Functional Safety for automobiles. The new system will support the much higher level of safety that h...

NSK Develops Low-Friction Reduction Gear for Electric Power Steering

2015-03-02

NSK Develops Low-Friction Reduction Gear for Electric Power Steering NSK Ltd. - Tokyo, Japan - announced that it has developed a low-friction reduction gear for electric power steering (EPS) system that helps achieve a greater sense of unity between car and driver and that reduces s...

NSK Low Torque Bearings Improve Energy Efficiency in MRO Sector

2015-02-24

NSK Low Torque Bearings Improve Energy Efficiency in MRO Sector NSK is known across the world for its class leading reliability and long bearing life, as well as its economic and environmental credentials. Within the global automotive sector, NSK has worked with the industry to produc...

NH and NS Linear Guides: Higher Dynamic Load Rating

2015-02-15

NH and NS Linear Guides: Higher Dynamic Load Rating The LH and LS series are to be replaced by new NSK linear guides The demands that industry places on linear guides are becoming higher: they must be suitable for very fast applications, offer increased operational lifetime at highe...

Bakery Saves €27,000 per Year Thanks to NSK Bearings

2015-02-12

Bakery Saves €27,000 per Year Thanks to NSK Bearings NSK's Molded-Oil technology has produced annual savings of more than €27,000 for a major food producer on the operation of the main make-up conveyor within a bakery. The producer was experiencing failures every 6 weeks with approxim...

Food Producer - Annual Savings of More Than €27,000

2015-01-22

Food Producer - Annual Savings of More Than €27,000 NSK's Molded-Oil technology has produced annual savings of more than €27,000 for a major food producer on the operation of the main make-up conveyor within a bakery. The producer was experiencing failures every 6 weeks with approxima...

Wind Turbines - Prevent Premature Bearing Damage

2015-01-08

Wind Turbines - Prevent Premature Bearing Damage One of the goals in the development of rolling bearings for wind turbines is to increase resistance to typical damage patterns and, in so doing, extend bearing life. Progress has now been achieved in this area. In addition, leading...

NSK Wins Award at Russian Paper Industry Expo

2014-12-11

NSK Wins Award at Russian Paper Industry Expo PAP-FOR Russia is the largest pulp and paper event in Eastern Europe, bringing together the latest cutting edge products, innovative ideas and modern industry technologies. Nominated for "The best debut" award, NSK created a stand th...

Electromechanics Replace Hydraulics

2014-11-27

Electromechanics Replace Hydraulics Powder presses: clear advantages thanks to new drive concept  Osterwalder AG is replacing the formerly used hydraulic drives by servo-electric drives in its new powder presses. The power is transmitted onto the pressing tool by NSK ball screws...

Bearing Design for Electric Motors

2014-11-25

Bearing Design for Electric Motors As the development of more efficient electric motors continues to keep pace with upcoming regulations, it is important to ensure that all the components are engineered to the latest specifications, including the bearings. Tony Synnott, UK Engineeri...

Brochure for the Agricultural Industry

2014-11-23

Brochure for the Agricultural Industry New brochure for farm machinery bearings Extensive range of extremely durable bearings ‘made in Germany’ Bearings in farm machinery must be able to withstand particularly harsh conditions , including abrasive dust, moisture, vibration...

Introduction to Bearings

2014-11-19

Introduction to Bearings NSK service : concise and precise information for non-experts There are all sorts of ways to find out about bearings. The options range from browsing the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia to delving into weightier readings as an engineering student. As an alt...