Category Archives: Factory Automation

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’s NH Series Linear Guide Increases Throughput for Automotive Supplier

An automotive supplier, who produces aluminum transmission housings, was experiencing issues with its transmission leak testing equipment.  The facility was experiencing a 20% failure rate once its transmission housing reached the test phase. When a failure occurred, a new test … Continue reading

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Top 3 Reasons Why NSK’s Linear Products Stand Up Against Operating Conditions in the Food & Beverage Industry

According to poll results conducted by Food Engineering, 71% of food processors in North America believe that gross throughput for their facility will increase 14% in 2015. In order to achieve this increased throughput, the Food & Beverage Industry is … Continue reading

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