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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...

HMS-Series - High-Speed Ball Screws

2011-09-28

HMS-Series - High-Speed Ball Screws New high-speed ball screws run extremely quietly  For high-performance drive systems in machine tools The machine tool industry is placing ever-increasing demands on linear drive systems in regards to traverse rates, precision, and quiet ru...

Angular-Contact Ball Bearings of BSBD Series

2011-09-23

Angular-Contact Ball Bearings of BSBD Series Bearings for use in ball screws  Ball screws are responsible for precise positioning in modern machine tools. The moving components need highly exact ball bearings to achieve this. Multiple-row angular-contact ball bearings have proved...

NSK’s Plant in Newark (UK)

2011-09-22

NSK’s Plant in Newark (UK) NSK’s European Industrial Business Unit and its plant in Newark (UK)  Bearings and linear technology made in Europe Where are the products that NSK supplies to the European machine tool industry made? Some clients and industry insiders may be surpr...

PH Series for Highly Precise Linear Movements in Machine Tools

2011-09-17

PH Series for Highly Precise Linear Movements in Machine Tools Combinable guides with more exacting tolerances  High precision despite combinable carriages and rails: this is the key advantage of a new series of linear guides. This innovation is made possible by optimised producti...

New Sealing Concept for Ball Screws: Improved Seal with Low Friction

2011-09-16

New Sealing Concept for Ball Screws: Improved Seal with Low Friction NSK has developed a new ball screw sealing concept for the machine-tool industry, which delivers significantly improved sealing performance compared with standard labyrinth seals without compromising on friction. Th...

New Angular-Contact Ball Bearings - NSKTAC-SHR Series

2011-09-09

New Angular-Contact Ball Bearings - NSKTAC-SHR Series Highly stressed angular-contact ball bearings for ball screw support applications  The new angular-contact ball bearings from the NSKTAC-SHR series were specially developed for use in ball screws. Although they have smaller bor...

Injection Moulding: Achieving Higher Performance and Precision

2011-09-07

Injection Moulding: Achieving Higher Performance and Precision ENGEL E-motion: Electromechanics Replaces Hydraulics    Engel Austria is one of the pioneers in the field of electromechanical drive technology for plastics machines. The company presented an all-electric injection moul...