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Reduce Bearing Consumption in Wind Power Applications

Are you conscientious about the environment around you?  Good!… so are we. For over a century, NSK has pledged to develop technology and create products that help reduce our environmental impact.  Products manufactured by NSK focus on four core technologies: … Continue reading

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Reduce Design Time and Gain Technical Support with NSK Integrated Products

What is integration? Industrial manufacturing machinery requires components that can work together to achieve a specific function. Integration can be defined as the coordination of processes into an integral whole. Commonly referred to as a ‘one stop solution’, integration significantly … Continue reading

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Achieve Optimal Ball Screw Performance in Contaminated Environments

By Zac Knoll, Application Engineer Ball screws minimize friction torque while maintaining a high level of accuracy.  Dependent on the industry and/or application, the operating conditions vary.  Certain industries may have more risks of contamination, which can pose a challenge … Continue reading

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Reduce Maintenance Costs with NSK Sealing Options for Ball Screws

Proper ball screw lubrication is an essential component to ensure precise operation and long-term product life. Constant lubrication between the ball bearings and raceways are needed for smooth and accurate operation to reduce heat generation and prevent premature ball screw fatigue. Special seal designs are available to retain lubrication and reduce the environmental impact. Continue reading

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K1™ Lubrication Units = Worry-Free Design for Food & Beverage Manufacturing

The food and beverage industry faces many challenges within automation. The industry must adhere to regulations that increasingly become more stringent and limit the materials that can be used for manufacturing. Food & beverage manufacturers are expected to not only adhere to stringent regulations but also maintain low operating costs and produce quality products in clean facilities with highly contaminated applications. Many manufacturers have partnered with NSK to help them meet these expectations. Continue reading

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NSK responds to MRO demand by offering larger size NSK HPS Series Spherical Roller Bearings

Industrial production increased 0.6 percent in June primarily related to vehicle manufacturing and mining sectors experiencing small increases in production.  June was forecasted to only achieve 0.4 percent increase; therefore, economists are hopeful that second half of 2016 will experience … Continue reading

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NSK Celebrates, Remembers and Fights Back by Relaying!

NSK strongly believes in corporate social responsibility, which means ensuring that all of our corporate activities meet the expectations of all our stakeholders and in doing so also helps ensure sustainable development of society and NSK. At each of the … Continue reading

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