Category Archives: Bearing Repair & Maintenance

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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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 increased Bearing Performance and saved Cement Manufacturer more than $200,000!

Contamination is a leading cause of bearing failure.  Heavy industrial applications are susceptible to even higher levels of contamination compared to others.  In order to combat against contamination and improve bearing performance, NSK applied AIP to suggest product changes that … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Storage, Removal and Transportation of Bearings

Proper handling and storage of bearings is important to assure the best in bearing performance. Improper storage and handling can damage a bearing and/or create unnecessary contamination which can lead to bearing failures. Continue reading

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How You Can Extend Bearing Life With Proper Lubrication Maintenance

The two main purposes of lubrication are to minimize friction and reduce wear.  Over time, direct contact between the bearings’ ring, rolling elements and cage can cause flaking and lead to premature bearing failure.  But fatigue life can be extended … Continue reading

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Reduce Linear Bearing Failure with NSK

A metal pipe producer was experiencing excessive downtime due to continual linear bearing failure. The mill’s Nakata saw was breaking down twice a year due to contamination.  Failures led to downtime for maintenance, lost production and lost profits for the … Continue reading

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