All bearings need to demonstrate low friction, guidance with minimum runout or play, quiet running, low lubricant requirements, little wear and a long service life.
In addition to all of these factors, different industries have their own special requirments based on special operating environments. Some of these include:
- Very high or low temperatures
- Variances in temperature
- Speeds/revolutions per minute
- Resistance to dirt
- Ability to function in acid and alkaline solutions
- Ability to function in liquid gas and process dust
- Suitable for use in clean envirnments such as those in medical and food and beverage
Overview of the main branches of industry for which NSK solutions are available.