Press Release

NSK Welcomes Visitors to JIMTOF 2016 - The 28th Japan International Machine Tool Fair

“Your Real Partner.™”
Products only manufactured by NSK
Feats only achievable with NSK
For 100 years, for the future

NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Toshihiro Uchiyama) announced that it will exhibit its products and technologies at JIMTOF 2016, the 28th Japan International Machine Tool Fair, to be held at Tokyo Big Sight (Koto Ward, Tokyo) from Thursday, November 17 to Tuesday, November 22, 2016.

NSK is the leading developer and manufacturer of bearings, precision machine components such as ball screws and spindles. The company will continue to provide an extensive range of sales and technical services to meet all present and future customer needs based on its comprehensive technological resources.

This exhibition will showcase high-performance products with improved reliability along with condition monitoring systems (CMS) for next-generation machine tools, as well as other new technologies.

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Exhibit theme

Your Real Partner.

Your Real Partner.
Products only manufactured by NSK
Feats only achievable with NSK
For 100 years, for the future

Thanks to our advanced, high-quality products and the support of our customers over the years, NSK celebrated its 100th anniversary on November 8. To get closer to our research goal concept based on “Your Real Partner.” we've established the theme: Products only manufactured by NSK; Feats only achievable with NSK; For 100 years, for the future. Come see the present and future of NSK made possible by technology cultivated over 100 years.

NSK products such as precision bearings, ball screws, and the NSK Linear Guides™ contribute to improved, diversified machine tool performance in the following ways.

(1) High precision and improvement of machining surface quality・Use newly developed cage
“SURSAVE™” Angular contact ball bearing for machine-tool main spindle
This product reduces the of non-repeatable runout (NRRO) by 50% compared to conventional models, generates less heat, operates at high speed, and contributes to high-precision processing.
High-Performance Precision Ball Screw
This product reduces ball screw torque variance up to 30%, resulting in stable torque regardless of nut location. Improvements to operation control performance contribute to better machining surface quality.
(2) Improved production efficiency
Ultra-High Speed Spindle with grease lubrication
Clean, grease-sealed lubrication for grinding results in super high-speed operation.
NSK Linear Guide NH/NS series
The world's highest load rating level delivers double the lifetime of traditional products. Longer product lifetime contributes to extended maintenance intervals and smaller equipment.
(3) Quiet, low vibration, and clean, for a more environmentally friendly production
High-Speed, Low-Noise Ball Screw
Adoption of a new recirculation system results in high-speed, quiet performance.

Technical feature exhibit

Ball Screw PLAYER

Ball Screw PLAYER

Differing rotation speeds of ball screws are combined to create a musical scale. By applying unique NSK micro-fabrication to the surface of a ball screw, this player can create any kind of melody.

Overview of Exhibition

Name of Exhibition JIMTOF 2016 — The 28th Japan International Machine Tool Fair
Overall Theme The future starts here.
Organizers Japan Machine Tool Builders' Association / Tokyo Big Sight Inc.
Dates Thursday, November 17 to Tuesday, November 22, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo International Exhibition Center Ariake, Koto Ward, Tokyo)
NSK Booth No. No. W2020 (West Hall 2)
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