Tag Archives: Asset Improvement Program

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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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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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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BEVERAGE BOTTLER SAVES MORE THAN $10,000 WITH NSK SOLUTION

As the FDA passes more laws focused on benefiting the health and welfare of its consumers, the Food & Beverage industry must adapt.  In 2015, four major issues were at the forefront: Ban on partially hydrogenated oils New 2015 Dietary … Continue reading

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NSK Innovation Saves a Semiconductor Customer 50% on Bearing Replacement!

A band saw machine, used to cut silicon wafers for semiconductor industry, was experiencing multiple bearing failures.  NSK visited the manufacturing facility to diagnose the issue. It was determined that the lubrication was being washed away and silicon particles were … Continue reading

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NSK Rolls Out NH-NS Series Linear Guides and Bakery Save Dough

A bakery was experiencing linear failures every three weeks on their band cutter machines.  The previous supplier’s linear guides were under-performing and causing excessive maintenance, downtime and lost production.  NSK recommended the NEW   NH-NS Series Linear Guides with food … Continue reading

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NSK’s AIP Program Saved this Company Over $80,000!

As was mentioned in our February blog “NSK’s Asset Improvement Program delivers documented costs savings for you – Our Customer.”, the 5th stage of our AIP program is to share best practice. This month’s blog will be doing exactly that … Continue reading

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