A cereal manufacturer was experiencing regular failures with the Linear Guides on their cereal bagging machinery. NSK reviewed the applicaitonand found that this was due to cereal dust entering the guide carriage and causing lubrication contamination. The problem was occuring on a monthly basis causing high maintenance and lost production costs.
|Before||Cost p.a.||NSK Solution||Cost p.a.|
|Maintenance: Hourly cost: $1,467 x 4 machines = $5,868
12 repairs annually x $5,868
|$70,416||Maintenance: $1,467 x 1 hour