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NSK Acquires Condition Monitoring System Business

 NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President & CEO: Toshihiro Uchiyama) has signed an agreement to acquire condition monitoring system (“CMS”) business Brüel &...

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...

Bearing Damage by Load / Contact Patterns RCA: Typical RB Running...

 Typical RB Running Traces Typical Running Traces of Roller Bearings (I) shows the outer ring running trace when a radial load is properly applied to a...

New white paper outlines value of proven aftermarket parts suppliers

 NSK, a global supplier of motion and control solutions for industrial markets, has created a new white paper about the added value that can...

Damage by Load/Contact Patterns RCA: Typical DGBB Running Traces

  Typical Running Traces of Deep Groove Ball Bearings (A) shows the most common running trace generated when the inner ring rotates under a radial load...

New-generation bullet train relies on NSK bearings

 High-performance bearings from NSK are now operational in the newly developed N700S Shinkansen (bullet train), which from 1 July 2020 began service on the...

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...

How to identify and avoid buying fake bearings

 When a company’s reputation is at stake, no purchasing or engineering teams want to fall into the trap of purchasing fake bearings. Every year,...

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...