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NSK Develops a Guide Robot with Indoor Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance

2013-12-05

NSK Develops a Guide Robot with Indoor Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance NSK Develops a Guide Robot with Indoor Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance - Improved Convenience and Safety NSK Ltd. announced that it has developed a guide robot with navigation and automatic obstacle...

NSK Develops a Portable Guide Robot with Automatic Obstacle Avoidance

2013-12-05

NSK Develops a Portable Guide Robot with Automatic Obstacle Avoidance NSK Develops a Portable Guide Robot with Automatic Obstacle Avoidance - Personal Robot to Assist Users with Walking Anywhere, Anytime NSK Ltd. announced that it has developed a portable guide robot with aut...

NSK Exhibits at 43rd Tokyo Motor Show

2013-11-21

NSK Exhibits at 43rd Tokyo Motor Show NSK Ltd. exhibits at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show to be held from Saturday, November 23 to Sunday, December 1, 2013 at Tokyo Big Sight (Koto-ku, Tokyo).  NSK will showcase its technologies and products that contribute to vehicle safety and envi...

Ultra High Speed Bearings Provide the Key to Machine Tool Performance

2013-10-18

Ultra High Speed Bearings Provide the Key to Machine Tool Performance The economics of manufacturing and engineering continue to push machine tool manufacturers and re-engineering companies to increase the production speed, precision and reliability or their machines. Higher speed cut...

High Load Capacity Cylindrical Roller Bearing for Large Gearboxes

2013-09-26

High Load Capacity Cylindrical Roller Bearing for Large Gearboxes Improved Reliability for Large Gearbox Applications Such as Wind Power Generators NSK Ltd. has developed a high load capacity cylindrical roller bearing for large gearbox applications that achieves longer life thanks...

50 Years of NSK Europe

2013-09-23

50 Years of NSK Europe The Japanese bearing manufacturer NSK established its first European sales office exactly 50 years ago – in October 1963 – in Düsseldorf. As it expanded its business activities in Europe, additional sales organisations were set up in other European countries...

Getting a Bearing on Pump Development

2013-09-20

Getting a Bearing on Pump Development Bearings are a key enabling technology allowing pumps and compressors to meet ever higher demands for performance and size, but are bearing manufacturers producing the products needed to keep the industry moving forwards? NSK believes it is......

Give Electric Motors the Silent Treatment

2013-09-18

Give Electric Motors the Silent Treatment NSK Develops More Energy Efficient And Longer Life Bearings For Electric Motors In addition to the low torque and low noise demands placed upon rolling bearings used in electric motors, there is now the added requirement for longer servic...

NSK Launches iPad Tech Calculation Service

2013-09-16

NSK Launches iPad Tech Calculation Service Improved Customer Service and Sales Efficiency with Smart Device-Compatible Tech Calculation Service Tokyo, NSK Ltd. announced that it has made NAVI-FOCUS ―a program for instantaneously calculating bearing life and torque ―compatible fo...

Booklet: Bearing Designation Systems

2013-08-01

Booklet: Bearing Designation Systems NSK compact booklet explains supplementary bearing designations & helps with choosing bearings and ordering spare parts. The Concise Oxford English Dictionary defines a designation as ‘an official title or description’. Even bearings have th...

Dr Jürgen Ackermann Named New CEO of NSK Europe Ltd

2013-07-31

Dr Jürgen Ackermann Named New CEO of NSK Europe Ltd On 25 June 2013, Dr Jürgen Ackermann was appointed CEO of NSK Europe , one of the world’s leading suppliers of bearings and automotive components. Dr Ackermann has been at NSK Europe since 2007, most recently in the position...

NSK's Bearings for Food and Beverage Applications

2013-07-16

NSK's Bearings for Food and Beverage Applications Rolling bearings are key components in food and beverage processing machinery and equipment, their reliability and operating life having a significant effect in ensuring that operating costs are minimised. Moreover, as the pace o...

€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...