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NSK linear drives in Modig’s milling centres put finishing and roughing in a new dimension

2018-12-17

NSK linear drives in Modig’s milling centres put finishing and roughing in a new dimension The RigiMill high-speed machining centre from Swedish manufacturer Modig holds the world record for high-speed milling. During an in-house exhibition, the machine removed 1001 cubic inches of ch...

Switching to NSK boosts linear guide life by a factor of nine

2018-12-04

Switching to NSK boosts linear guide life by a factor of nine A UK-based manufacturer of hygienic wipes (wet wipes) is enjoying the benefits of replacing standard linear guides with those manufactured by NSK. After experiencing persistent and expensive breakdown situations, the comp...

NSK’s vibration control boosts comfort and speed on trains

2018-08-07

NSK’s vibration control boosts comfort and speed on trains A vibration-control actuator has been developed by NSK to help improve ride comfort and facilitate higher travel speeds on trains . The innovation is based on a ball-screw type actuator to suppress the lateral vibrations...

NSK launches world’s fastest high-load ball screws

2018-01-23

NSK launches world’s fastest high-load ball screws     The NSK HTF-SRE series of high-load ball screws is now available with smaller diameter spindles for use in the dynamic linear axes of injection moulding machines                    Larger lead versions of NSK’s HTF-SRD high...

Moulding machine OEM opts for NSK’s NH linear guides

2018-01-12

Moulding machine OEM opts for NSK’s NH linear guides A leading manufacturer of blow moulding machines has recently replaced its linear guides with the NH series from NSK. The move comes after the OEM received complaints about the poor service life exhibited by its previous linear guid...

Switch to NSK ball screws saves €266,000 a year

2017-10-24

Switch to NSK ball screws saves €266,000 a year In the framework of the company’s AIP added-value programme , NSK recently helped an automotive component manufacturer to optimise the drive systems in its machining centres, a move that led to six times greater service life and annua...

NSK ball screws - Improved cooling and better economy

2017-09-27

NSK ball screws - Improved cooling and better economy Solving real-life challenges in the machine tool industry is one of NSK’s primary aims for this fast-moving marketplace. At the EMO 2017 exhibition in Hanover, Germany, the company displayed ball screws with nut cooling particularl...

NSK unveils new-generation DIN-standard ball screws

2017-09-14

NSK unveils new-generation DIN-standard ball screws NSK will use the EMO 2017 exhibition ( Hanover , Germany, 18-23 September) as the launch platform for a number of innovations designed to enhance machine tool performance. Among the major introductions will be a new generation o...

NSK ball screws enhance performance of injection moulding machines

2017-08-28

NSK ball screws enhance performance of injection moulding machines In order to deliver spindle drive service life optimisation in injection moulding machines, NSK has developed several new high-load ball screws, including the latest S-HTF series. However, many well-known manufacture...

NSK miniature linear guides bring higher dynamics to pick-and-place machines

2017-08-14

NSK miniature linear guides bring higher dynamics to pick-and-place machines As machines for the semiconductor industry operate with cycle times of one second or less, pick-and-place units must offer very high dynamic performance. A case in point can be seen at a manufacturer of chip-mo...

Ten times more service life for linear guides in robotic welding applications

2017-05-31

Ten times more service life for linear guides in robotic welding applications A manufacturer of sheet metal assemblies recently sought a solution to short lifespan issues with the drive and guide elements on its automated welding systems. In fact, the linear guides for a robotic welding...

NSKs new S-HTF ball screws made of Tough Steel

2017-05-05

NSKs new S-HTF ball screws made of Tough Steel Newly-developed S-HTF series ball screws from NSK offer more than double the service life and 1.3 times greater dynamic load capacity than the company’s previous generation product. These performance attributes have been achieved...

NSK Linear Guides prove ideal for pick and place machines

2017-04-06

NSK Linear Guides prove ideal for pick and place machines Faced with repeated failures of its linear guides, an established and reputable manufacturer of surface mount technology (SMT) pick and place machines turned to NSK for the solution. After identifying the source of the problem, N...

NSK bearings for ball screw drives offer high load factors

2017-01-04

NSK bearings for ball screw drives offer high load factors NSK now manufactures its proven BSBD series of axial angular contact ball bearings in the company’s proprietary HPS standard for high precision bearings. HPS, which stands for ‘High Performance Standard’, means these new beari...

Toughcarrier extends NSK’s high load actuator portfolio

2016-08-23

Toughcarrier extends NSK’s high load actuator portfolio NSK has enhanced its range of compact actuators for high load applications in industrial machines. The  Toughcarrier series, which adds to the company’s existing Monocarrier MCH family, is a ready-to-install range of linea...

Heart support system driven by NSK ball screws

2016-05-17

Heart support system driven by NSK ball screws When it comes to medical devices, particularly those relating to the heart, there is no margin for failure – the device must remain operational at all times. With this in mind, the benchmark for quality engineering at Berlin Heart GmbH (a...

NSK Offers DIN Standard Ball Screws from Stock

2016-01-19

NSK Offers DIN Standard Ball Screws from Stock NSK has developed a new series of standard ball screws that fully conform to the DIN international standard. This range of ball screws will be available from stock when they are officially launched into the European market in February...

Super Large Ball Screw with World-Top-Class Load Capacity

2015-12-07

Super Large Ball Screw with World-Top-Class Load Capacity NSK Ltd. announced that it has expanded the size of its high-load drive ball screws , whereby making it possible to fabricate even larger plastic components. Development Background As automobiles become more energy ef...

High Speed, Low Noise Ball Screw II

2015-08-27

High Speed, Low Noise Ball Screw II In response to growing demand for quieter machine shops and factory floors, NSK has developed Ball Screw II, which offers peak noise reduction of at least 6 dBA over conventional ball screws. In combination with increased speed of at least 40%, NSK...

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...