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White Etching Crack: NTN-SNR expertise at the service of the vehicle manufacturers

- Kaiserslautern (Germany) - Automotive Aftermarket - Markets

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At the Bearingworld Conference held in Kaiserslautern, Germany, on 6th and 7th of March, NTN-SNR presented a paper on the risks of White Etching Cracks (WEC) on the camshaft bearings in automotive engines. Many manufacturers are making increased use of this bearing application in engines as it offers reduced fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Although several cases of WEC were observed while bench testing components, NTN-SNR showed that this failure did not occur in engines under real conditions. Read more


Launch of the belt in oil kit KD452.30

- Annecy - Automotive Aftermarket - Products

The timing system with belt in oil has a lot of benefits: compactness of the engine, a better engine performance, a reduced friction coefficient that gives a better fuel consumption, less emissions of CO2, and minimal noise due to the optimized profile of the pulleys and the belt. More models will be… Read more

Automechanika Innovation Award - Among finalists, NTN-SNR is rewarded for its ceramic bearing of the Jaguar XE SV Project 8…a world premiere!

- Frankfurt - Automotive OEM - Products

At Automechanika 2018, NTN-SNR is unveiling its new ceramic bearing, which was specially developed for Jaguar-Land-Rover in the context of the limited edition Jaguar XE SV Project 8. This ceramic bearing has been selected by a jury of professionals as a finalist for… Read more