Rod end & spherical bearings

Photo (Rod End 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.

Features

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.

Product Data

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Manufacturing
Main User Automobile manufacturers , Aerospace manufacturers , Machine tool manufacturers
Market Share Approximately 60% (Minebea estimate for aerospace application)
Commenced Operation in 1968

Application

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Aircraft
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Helicopters
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Automotive components
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Trains

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Links to Product Catalogue

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Contact Us

Japan [ Sales Headquarters MinebeaMitsumi Inc. ]

FAX 81-3-6758-6760

America [ NMB Technologies Corporation ]

e-mail info@nmbtc.com
TEL 1-818-341-3355
FAX 1-818-341-8207

Europe [ NMB-Minebea-GmbH ]

e-mail rodinfo.eusales@nmb-minebea.com
TEL 49-6103-913-0
FAX 49-6103-913-220

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