Technical Insights from
Design to Diagnostics
Proper bearing selection can have a major impact on a customer’s entire business, helping to achieve improvements in machine reliability, productivity and performance, all of which carry a tangible and measurable cost benefit. Identifying optimal solutions is an expertise of NSK’s application engineers, who work hand-in-hand with our customers from the original machine design stage to the resolution of performance issues.
With a foundation of industry, machine, and operating condition experience, NSK application engineers support our customers with a range of services including:
|Machine design support|
|OEM part conversion|
|Bearing condition analysis|
|Failed bearing analysis|
For the technically self-sufficient and independent problem-solver, NSK offers extensive online resources to facilitate design, selection and trouble-shooting, including:
|Bearing selection catalog (including app)|
|CAD file download|
|Bearing calculation tools (including app)|
|Troubleshooting (Bearing Doctor) app|
NSK Web Tools and Apps
NSK Bearing Calculation Tools
Calculate bearing life, recommended fits and clearances, frequencies, lubrication viscosities and relubrication intervals, frictional moment and speeds with NSK NAVI-FOCUS.
NSK Bearing CAD Models
Select your bearing type, validate suitability of dimensional and performance criteria, and download the CAD model to incorporate into your machine and equipment design.
AIP Cost-Savings Calculator
Quantifiable improvement is derived from reduced bearing usage, maintenance costs and lost production. Calculate the total attainable cost savings from an NSK recommended solution.
AIP Cost-Benefit Calculator
Improvement may require short-term investment to achieve long-term efficiency gains. Calculate the break-even point where an NSK solution begins to yield cost benefits.