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[…]

Optimisation of linear guides in food production: Bakery enjoys tenfold increase in service life

When linear guides in the food and packaging industry fail to last for their expected service life, it can make sense to use solutions equipped with integrated lubrication units. These units release lubricant continuously over a long period of time. By switching to this type of linear system in its dough slicing machines, a large Read more about Optimisation of linear guides in food production: Bakery enjoys tenfold increase in service life[…]

NSK bearings offer 4.5 times more life on bakery oven fan

A leading UK bakery was experiencing regular, unexpected stoppages due to the premature failure of pillow-block ball-bearing mounted units fitted to the recirculation fan of a high-temperature oven. However, switching to NSK plummer blocks with high-capacity spherical roller bearings and labyrinth seals increased service life by a factor of 4.5, delivering annual cost savings of Read more about NSK bearings offer 4.5 times more life on bakery oven fan[…]

Recycling plant saves over €50,000 per year with NSK mounted bearings

A recycling plant that was experiencing regular failures of mounted bearings on the conveyor of an optical sorting machine is enjoying major gains following the switch to NSK SNN series plummer blocks fitted with NSKHPS spherical roller bearings. Thanks to the reduction in replacement bearing costs, breakdowns and maintenance, the facility is saving €51,174 per Read more about Recycling plant saves over €50,000 per year with NSK mounted bearings[…]

NSK TL bearings double service life in papermaking machinery

NSK spherical roller bearings with TL technology are being increasingly adopted in the papermaking industry as more machinery manufacturers and paper mills seek to maximise operating life and uptime. The unique attributes of NSK’s TL (tough and long life) specification is proven to provide greater resistance to hoop stress, subsequently reducing inner ring fractures and Read more about NSK TL bearings double service life in papermaking machinery[…]

NSK saves nearly €3 million at steel mill

A steelmaker based in Poland is saving nearly €3 million per year after switching to NSK’s sealed-clean KVS bearings in its roll mill. Such has been the superior performance of these four-row tapered roller bearings that the company has adopted this solution for all of its tandem cold mills. The steel mill in Poland started Read more about NSK saves nearly €3 million at steel mill[…]

NSK helps casting shop save over €100,000 a year

A change of bearing type on the carousel of a casting line, coupled with a small recommended design change, has led to savings of €100,095 per annum at a leading manufacturer of gas turbine blades after it began experiencing bearing failures every six weeks. Due to the short service lifetime demonstrated by its existing bearings, Read more about NSK helps casting shop save over €100,000 a year[…]

NSK bearings save €10,874 a year at soft drinks plant

A leading UK manufacturer of soft drinks that was experiencing premature bearing failures on its automatic bottle sleeving machine, resolved the issue by adopting non-contact, shielded, greased-for-life deep groove ball bearings from NSK. The move has increased the operational life of the bearings by a factor of 52, which in turn is generating annual savings Read more about NSK bearings save €10,874 a year at soft drinks plant[…]

NSK bearings and training help woodworking machine builder make savings

After suffering repeated failures of its table guide rollers, an international woodworking machine manufacturer called upon the expertise of NSK and its AIP Added Value Programme to resolve the issue. The decision proved lucrative, with NSK helping the company to save a total of €13,333 per annum in reduced labour and assembly costs. Upon arriving Read more about NSK bearings and training help woodworking machine builder make savings[…]