Pivot assemblies are fitted into the base of actuators to position HDD magnetic heads. This product combine ball bearings between shaft and sleeve.
The World's Largest Manufacturer
Minebea has a global market share in excess of 65%.
Internal Sourcing of All Parts
All parts - ball bearings, shaft and sleeves - are manufactured in-house, giving Minebea an unmatched advantage in terms of quality, supply capabilities, cost-competitiveness and speed of delivery. Bang Pa-in plant in Thailand for global markets employ the Minebea's vertically integrated manufacturing system, where by all processes, from the production of parts to final assembly are done in-house.
Ultra-precision Machining Technology
This product capitalizes on Minebea's ultra-precision machining technologies cultivated by production of ball bearings. And these technologies are at work in fluid dynamic bearings - essentially the same structure as that of pivot assemblies.
|Parts of Pivot
|Parts of fluid
|Main User||HDD Manufacturers|
|Market Share||Approximately 65% (Minebea estimate)|
|Commenced Operation||in 1985
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Japan [ Sales Headquarters MinebeaMitsumi Inc. ]
America [ NMB Technologies Corporation ]
Europe [ NMB-Minebea-GmbH ]