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New Cutting Facility will Reduce Lead Times for European users of...

 European users of NSK’s class-leading linear guides can now take advantage of NSK’s new state-of-the-art cutting facility in the Netherlands. Based at the company’s...

Ultra-Smooth Motion Technology for NSK Linear Guides

 NSK’s new ultra-smooth motion technology, developed for the company’s popular general-purpose NH/NS series linear guides, is the world’s first design of its type. Thanks...

Packaging machine specialist standardises on NSK linear guides

  Thanks to a long-term collaboration with Acumo AB (NSK’s authorised distributor in Sweden), one of the largest manufacturers of packaging machines in the Scandi-navian...

Automotive plant saves €577,000 a year by switching to NSK linear...

 After suffering an average of four linear guide failures a month on its process-critical component washing machines, a major automotive plant in Mexico is...

NSK linear guides prove ideal for face mask machines

 When a UK specialist in automation and machine building was asked to manufacture face mask machinery in urgent response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it...

Linear Guides RCA: Damaged Ball Recirculation Parts

  Damage Condition Balls become free from the ball slide due to broken plastic ball re-circulation parts. Possible CausesBall re-circulation disabled by abnormal wear caused by...

Linear Guides RCA: Corrosion

  Damage Condition Corrosion on raceways and balls. Possible CausesIntrusion of water or corrosive substance Inadequate lubricant Improper storageCountermeasuresImprove sealing function Change to higher anti-acid...

Linear Guides RCA: Electrolytic Corrosion

  Damage Condition Pits like spot corrosion on balls and raceways. Possible CausesCaused by an electric current, creating sparks through a thin oil film, between the...

Linear Guides RCA: Indentations

  Damage ConditionDents on the raceway at each ball location similar to the deformation caused by a Brinell Hardness Test (Brinelling) Dents on the raceway...

Linear Guides: Fretting

  Damage Condition Fretting is a type of wear that is caused by relative repeated rubbing with minute amplitude between contacting surfaces. It is called fretting...