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June 26, 2017
NSK Ltd.

 NSK announces launch of “NSK Grease” for MRO of Rolling Bearings in industrial machinery

NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Toshihiro Uchiyama) announced that the NSK Grease product lineup, tailor-made for the maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) of rolling bearings in industrial machinery, is now available for purchase. The grease represents the culmination of a century of tribology* research and technological achievement at NSK.

* Tribology is the study of friction and wear of contact surfaces in relative motion. It also comprises related efforts to control friction through lubrication and material technology.

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NSK Grease for MRO


Although NSK procures Japan-made grease for clients around the world, we will be able to more rapidly respond to the diverse needs of our customers by making available a selection of our proprietary greases designed to meet the unique requirements of maintenance and repair work of rolling bearings in industrial machinery.


Product Details

The lineup, which features lithium-soap thickened, mineral oil-based grease, includes two multi-purpose greases designed for use under normal operating conditions and one grease designed for heavy-load scenarios. The NSK Grease lineup is characterized by excellent water-resistance, excellent corrosion-resistance, low-evaporation, and a wide functional temperature range (-10 to 110?). Designed in Japan with product planning by our Singapore division, the lineup will first be available in ASEAN/Oceania countries, with worldwide availability soon to follow.



Grease Type Multi-Purpose Heavy-load
NLGI Consistency 2 3 2
Use Industrial


Grease Performance Comparison Test Results: (NSK Grease vs equivalent greases)

For more information on NSK Grease, please contact your local sales or technical representative.


 NSK Long Life Sealed Spherical Roller Bearings named finalist for the “Best Product Launch”
 Award at the Queensland Mining Contractor Gala Awards Dinner 2016.
NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Toshihiro Uchiyama) announced that Queensland Mining Contractor named NSK as a Finalist of the ‘Best Product Launch' category 2016 awards for the new NSK long life sealed spherical roller bearings featuring high reliability and excellent sealing performance for conveyor pulleys in mines.
Press Releases NSK Develops Spherical Roller Bearings Featuring High Reliability and Excellent Sealing Performance for Conveyor Pulleys in Mines

    Best Product Launch Award category recognizes the most innovative product launched during 2015/2016 and NSK was amongst four finalists. According to the organizer, this is the first time a bearing manufacturer has received such recognition.

    NSK Long Life Sealed Spherical Roller Bearings are designed to operate in heavily contaminated conveyor puller applications, extending component life, as well as featuring an easy installation process.

    Offering perfect compatibility with conventional products as it conform to ISO dimensions, this new product uses NSK's long-life materials technology and special heat treatment to offer equivalent or better load capacity for the same size as the conventional products.

    The world's first spherical roller bearing equipped with a detachable seal, delivers outstanding sealing performance against foreign substance intrusion. The bolt-fastened seal holder in the design makes it possible to remove the seal during assembly and measure the clearance. This enables the prevention of damage such as flaking and seizing due to incorrect clearance during installation.

    The Queensland Mining Contractor Gala Awards 2016, hosted by the Bowen Basin Mining Club, recognizes excellence and achievements that are unique to the highly competitive work environment of mining industry contractors.

    This year, the awards, were given in five major categories: Cost Saving Initiative, Time Saving Initiative, Staff/Community Engagement Initiative, Best Product Launch and Project Innovation.

    The awards are peer-judged, and this year's judging panel comprised of senior executives from diverse backgrounds in the mining and resources sector and the finalists selected for the quality outcomes they provide to mining, exploration and production companies as well as for their commitment to innovation and the delivery of projects and initiatives that are safer, smarter, faster and more efficient.

    The gala awards were held in conjunction of the Queensland Mining & Engineering Exhibition (QME) 2016, which showcases latest innovations, technology and solutions for the mining and engineering industries by over 200 exhibitors.


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