Rod end & spherical bearings
Used in aircraft components, such as wing flaps, engine and wing mounts and hatches, rod-end spherical bearings function as joints. These bearings are also used extensively in helicopters, trains, automobiles, electric power plant, construction machinery, ships, attraction equipment and space-related products.
The World's Largest Manufacturer
Minebea is the world's largest manufacturer of this product with a global market share of approximately 60%. (Minebea estimate for aerospace application)
Certified by Main Aircraft Manufacturers
Aircraft applications demand bearings that deliver exceptional durability, ensuring consistently superior performance despite changes in temperature and air pressure. Accordingly the aerospace industry imposes stringent standards. We have obtained MIL standard and certification from main commercial aircraft manufacturers in Japan, U.S.A. and Europe.
Production in The World's Three Aerospace Markets
We have production and R&D centers in Japan, Thailand, U.S. and Europe, rendering us well-positioned to respond to our customer needs globally.
Machine tool manufacturers
||Approximately 60% (Minebea estimate for aerospace application)
- Automotive components
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- eMinebea Product Catalogue
Japan [ Sales Headquarters MinebeaMitsumi Inc. ]
America [ NMB Technologies Corporation ]
Europe [ NMB-Minebea-GmbH ]