NSK Americas (NSK) will be featured in an upcoming episode of the highly acclaimed TV series; Innovations with Ed Begley Jr. Airing is scheduled for Saturday 22 July at 5pm ET on Fox Business. This segment of Innovations will feature NSK and their pivotal role as global bearing product partner to the wind energy industry. With manufacturing, technology centers and sales support worldwide, NSK provides motion and control product solutions to a vast array of industries.
The show will educate viewers on the foundation of NSK’s approach to bearing product innovations and their commitment to research and development, with ongoing investment in technologies – tribology, material engineering, numerical simulation, and mechatronics. It’s this dedication that allows NSK to deliver solutions to specific application problems such as those commonly occurring in wind turbines.
"Bearing products by design reduce the amount of energy consumed to propel everything into motion, and in this particular case make a vital contribution to harvesting natural sources of energy, which all of us here at Innovations feel is extremely important to showcase," said Michael Devine, senior producer for the Innovations series.
As a bearing supplier to the world’s leading wind turbine manufacturers, NSK developments are highly focused on performance and reliability. It’s advancements in material engineering have led to the development of a range of Tough Steel product solutions, tested and proven to provide extended bearing performance, capacity and life in particularly challenging operating environments.
"With our Tough Steel family of products, NSK demonstrates our commitment as a genuine solutions provider with innovative research and development and extraordinary technical support for our customers," said Mike Stofferahn, senior VP industrial business, NSK Americas.