Counterfeit bearings – know the risks

Counterfeit bearings are a global issue, with all markets susceptible to the risks of buying these low-quality products. As a leading manufacturer of premium-quality bearings, NSK is focused on eradicating this issue, one that puts safety at risk and ultimately leads to users experiencing reduced reliability and higher lifecycle costs. The relentless drive to remain Read more about Counterfeit bearings – know the risks[…]

New online catalogue for NSK automotive aftermarket parts

NSK has launched an online product catalogue that spans the portfolio of its wheel bearing kits for the automotive aftermarket (AAM). Placing the entire range of NSK ProKIT solutions at the fingertips of distributors, wholesalers and garages means that browsing and selecting the correct wheel bearing kit could not be easier. ProKIT packages for the AAM Read more about New online catalogue for NSK automotive aftermarket parts[…]

NSK pledges open IP access for COVID-19 activities

NSK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of bearings, linear motion technologies and steering systems, has signed up to the new ‘Open COVID-19 Declaration’, signalling its commitment to a global effort that is seeking a swift end to the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Through this unprecedented declaration, NSK is pledging to make its Read more about NSK pledges open IP access for COVID-19 activities[…]

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 academy adds online training module for food and beverage applications

The popular and ever-expanding NSK academy – www.nskacademy.com – has added a new training module to its portfolio of courses. Aimed at increasing the knowledge of those involved in developing and specifying machinery for the food and beverage sector, the new module represents a comprehensive overview of all factors relating to bearing use in such Read more about NSK academy adds online training module for food and beverage applications[…]

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[…]

Mobile robots for quiet locations now a reality thanks to NSK’s direct-drive wheel unit

Aimed at OEMs looking to add mobility to their autonomous or collaborative robots, NSK has developed an innovative direct-drive wheel unit. Specifically designed for use in quiet environments, such as hospitals, hotels, offices and libraries, robots fitted with the new wheel unit can efficiently carry and move loads up to 100 kg without disturbing people. Read more about Mobile robots for quiet locations now a reality thanks to NSK’s direct-drive wheel unit[…]

NSK endorses recommendations in TCFD report

NSK, one of the world´s leading manufacturers of bearings, linear motion technologies and steering systems, has endorsed recommendations made in the final report of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). Within the report, it is recommended that corporations disclose information on risks and opportunities related to climate change which impact upon finance. The Read more about NSK endorses recommendations in TCFD report[…]

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[…]