Press Release

NSK welcomes visitors to WIND EXPO 2018

Sixth International Wind Energy Expo & Conference at World Smart Energy Week 2018

NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Toshihiro Uchiyama) will exhibit its products and technologies at Wind Expo 2018, to be held at Tokyo Big Site from February 28 to March 2, 2018.

Wind Expo is one of eight exhibitions being held at Tokyo Big Site for World Smart Energy Week 2018. The event features the newest and greatest in renewable energy, battery technology, and other next-generation energy systems. Exhibitors at Wind Expo will comprehensively display leading-edge technology, components, and related solutions and services for wind turbines and wind power generation machinery.

NSK will exhibit bearings that increase reliability of the main shaft, gearbox, and generator of wind turbines. We will also showcase technology and products that drastically reduce the maintenance work required by the key parts of these massive structures.

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Major Exhibits

Long Life Super-TF “Super Tough” Bearings

  • These bearings employ NSK's proprietary Super-TF steel, a special kind of steel that has exceptional durability and resistance to wear even under adverse conditions.
  • Two times longer service life than our standard product.
  • Longer bearing life contributes to long-term stable operation of wind turbines.
  • Long service life performance was certified by an international third party organization in 2017.

High Load Capacity Cylindrical Roller Bearings


Developed by applying NSK numerical analysis technology to derive an optimized design.

Enables higher load capacity in a smaller form factor than conventional products to facilitate the downsizing of wind turbine gearboxes.


Overview of Exhibition

Name of exhibition WIND EXPO 2018 - 6th International Wind Energy Expo & Conference (World Smart Energy Week 2018)
Venue Tokyo Big Site (Tokyo, Japan)
Date and time February 28 - March 2, 2018 (Wednesday to Friday)
10:00-18:00 (10:00-17:00 on Friday)
NSK Booth No. East Hall 5, Booth E36-44
Official website New Window