NSK announces launch of “NSK Grease” for MRO of Rolling Bearings in industrial machinery

NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Toshihiro Uchiyama) announced that the NSK Grease product lineup, tailor-made for the maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) of rolling bearings in industrial machinery, is now available for purchase. The grease represents the culmination of a century of tribology* research and technological achievement at NSK.

Tribology is the study of friction and wear of contact surfaces in relative motion. It also comprises related efforts to control friction through lubrication and material technology.

You can find more information at: http://www.nsk.com/rd/technology.html

Background

Although NSK procures Japan-made grease for clients around the world, we will be able to more rapidly respond to the diverse needs of our customers by making available a selection of our proprietary greases designed to meet the unique requirements of maintenance and repair work of rolling bearings in industrial machinery.

Product Details

The lineup, which features lithium-soap thickened, mineral oil-based grease, includes two multi-purpose greases designed for use under normal operating conditions and one grease designed for heavy-load scenarios. The NSK Grease lineup is characterized by excellent water-resistance, excellent corrosion-resistance, low-evaporation, and a wide functional temperature range (-10 to 110℃). Designed in Japan with product planning by our Singapore division, the lineup will first be available in ASEAN/Oceania countries, with worldwide availability soon to follow.

Lineup

Grease Performance Comparison Test Results: (NSK Grease vs equivalent greases)

Guide:
─:Not applicable
○:Equivalent performance
◎:NSK product has superior performance

For more information on NSK Grease, please contact your local sales or technical representative.