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NSK Europe

Northern Road
NG24 2JF
United Kingdom

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NSK acquires condition monitoring specialist 17/12/2020
NSK is set to acquire Brüel & Kjær Vibro – a specialist in condition monitoring systems (CMS –, from Spectris Plc. Full Story...

Bearings help to improve MTBF rates in petrochemical industry 08/11/2010
The bearing solutions provided by NSK for use in petrochemical applications are designed to address the demanding and hostile environments where pumps and compressors are used, and are routinely exposed to heat, chemicals, oils and gases, including refrigerants and ammonia gas. Full Story...

Bearing study pinpoints lubricant problems 26/05/2009
When a manufacturer of domestic appliances experienced problems with housed bearing units on a fan application it turned to a bearing specialist in the hope of finding a solution. The bearings were running hot due to their location above an oven and this was thought to be the cause of failures that resulted in bearing replacements once a month. Full Story...

Quarry overhauls bearing system 05/03/2009
A quarry blighted with bearings that averaged a lifetime of four months claims to have saved £4,580 (€5,170) a year, implementing a new system on its conveyor drum take up unit. Located in a relatively inaccessible area beneath a shaker screen, the drum take-up bearing was subjected to arduous conditions due to the open environment. Full Story...

Bearings: Milk plant cuts failures, cuts costs 10/02/2009
A UK milk processing plant struggling with premature bearing failure on an IHT conveyor said it had turned to Newark, UK based NSK to solve the problem. Full Story...

Food producer saves thousands on conveyors 28/01/2009
A food producer has saved £50,968 (€55,085) a year on the operation of two conveyors, according to motion control specialist NSK. Prior to implementing NSK’s Molded-Oil technology the producer was plagued by failures every four to six weeks. Full Story...

The importance of cleanliness 15/01/2009
Maintaining cleanliness in precision bearings is crucial: a particle of just five microns can cause failure says David Toule of NSK Europe. To put this particle size in context; a human hair is around 60 partial micron; a fingerprint 13 micron; a dust mote 25 micron; and tobacco smoke 6 micron. Full Story...

Autowrappers chooses NSK for reliability 01/02/2007
Autowrappers has joined forces with NSK to design a beef burger-packaging machine for Unilever-Birds Eye Foods. Full Story...