NSK training resolves bearing failures at steel plant

Unaware that rod mill chocks had been fitted with the incorrect spacers, maintenance technicians at the plant of a steel manufacturer were facing regular bearing failures and the need to source high-cost urgent replacements. However, the intervention of NSK – via best-practice training sessions – soon resolved the issue, delivering impressive annual savings of €46,190. Read more about NSK training resolves bearing failures at steel plant[…]

NSK wins two Toyota supplier awards

Toyota Motor Europe (TME) has bestowed two awards upon NSK Europe: a Certificate of Recognition (in the Supply category) and an Achievement Award (in the Quality category). In normal circumstances, TME presents the awards at its showpiece Annual Business Meeting in Brussels, Belgium, with around 200 people in attendance. This year, however, the company organised Read more about NSK wins two Toyota supplier awards[…]

Tschudin Cube 350 centreless grinder uses NSK RA highprecision roller guides

The new Tschudin Cube 350 centreless grinding machine is using NSK’s RA series of low-friction, high-rigidity roller guides, where they are helping to generate excellent levels of surface finish on machined workpieces. Tschudin’s Cube 350 operates using the centreless cylindrical grinding method and, thanks to design innovation, benefits from the potential to install several machines Read more about Tschudin Cube 350 centreless grinder uses NSK RA highprecision roller guides[…]

NSK and B&K Vibro: Expansion of CMS offering will strengthen industrial business

Effective 1 March 2021, Brüel & Kjær Vibro (B&K Vibro) became a company of NSK Ltd. On that day, the Darmstadt, Germany, headquarters of B&K Vibro staged an online welcome event to explain the purpose of the acquisition, especially to employees. In his online address, Saimon Nogami, Senior Executive Vice President of NSK Ltd., explained Read more about NSK and B&K Vibro: Expansion of CMS offering will strengthen industrial business[…]

NSK Agri Disc Hubs offer reliability in extreme conditions

For bearings deployed in the agriculture sector there is no shortage of potential hazards, including moisture, soil dust, corrosive fertilisers and very high shock loads (such as those generated by stone chipping). However, the robust bearing design and highly effective sealing of NSK Agri Disc Hubs makes them a proven choice in extreme operating conditions. Read more about NSK Agri Disc Hubs offer reliability in extreme conditions[…]

NSK and Volkswagen cooperation delivers first success in steering innovation

In June 2019, NSK Ltd. and Volkswagen AG commenced a formal cooperation between the companies’ respective steering divisions with the ambition of further advancing innovation in steering systems. The success of this joint development initiative has led to the appointment of NSK as the production partner for a highpower, single-pinion electric power steering (EPS) system Read more about NSK and Volkswagen cooperation delivers first success in steering innovation[…]

NSK completes acquisition of Brüel & Kjær Vibro

NSK Ltd. has completed the acquisition of Brüel & Kjær Vibro (‘B&K Vibro’), a global condition monitoring system (CMS) specialist. Following the initial announcement on 10 December 2020, finalising the purchase of B&K Vibro from Spectris Plc. will further strengthen NSK’s ability to meet customer demand for automation, labour savings, smart technology and environmentally sustainable Read more about NSK completes acquisition of Brüel & Kjær Vibro[…]

Sourcing linear motion solutions from NSK’s global manufacturing sites: the benefits of an international production network

High-precision linear guides are an important product group for NSK’s Linear Motion Technology (Seiki) management unit. As a specialist in this field, the company meets the requirements of many demanding market sectors, including the machine tool industry. Many of the linear guides supplied to European customers operating in high-precision, high-quality sectors are application-specific or adaptations Read more about Sourcing linear motion solutions from NSK’s global manufacturing sites: the benefits of an international production network[…]

NSK roller guides simplify welding of wind turbine towers

A collaboration between NSK and Spain-based Talleres Ganomagoga has led to a major advance in the welding of wind turbine towers. Based on the latest NSK roller guide technology, innovative linear motion solutions are allowing Talleres Ganomagoga to achieve smooth and accurate movement of its welding machines as the towers increase in length during production. Read more about NSK roller guides simplify welding of wind turbine towers[…]

NSK shows its competency in ultra-fine positioning

As an expert in motion control, NSK frequently supplies customers with manipulators and positioners that meet micrometre and even nanometre accuracy requirements. Such solutions perform fine positioning operations under a microscope field of view, demanding the application of skilled engineering and know-how. A case in point is NSK’s nanopositioner, which exemplifies the company’s expertise in Read more about NSK shows its competency in ultra-fine positioning[…]