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2020-01-28 | PRESS RELEASE

NTN Announces Launch of Bower® Type E Bearing Units

Mt. Prospect, Ill. – NTN Bearing Corporation of America is pleased to announce the addition of the Bower Type E bearing unit to our product offering. Bower Type E bearing units have been designed to meet the most demanding applications and deliver superior performance.

“We are happy to announce the launch of Bower Type E bearing units,” said Jim Misch, Director of Marketing and Technical Services, NTN. “The Bower Type E bearing unit is yet another exceptional addition to our product offering that focuses on the needs of the market.”

The Bower Type E bearing unit incorporates a one-piece sturdy cast iron housing with elongated mounting slots and features a spherical roller bearing insert that allows for +/- 2 degrees of misalignment. Bower Type E units also feature a set screw locking collar, machined brass retainer, double-lip heavy contact seal with metal shield, and an extended inner ring. Bower Type E units are available in sizes ranging from 1 7/16” to 4 15/16” pillow blocks and either 2-bolt or 4-bolt configurations. The Bower Type E housing footprint is a direct drop-in interchange with other Type E pillow block units.

NTN's Bower Type E units been proven to provide superior performance in demanding industries such as aggregate, wood processing, mining, cement, steel, water treatment, and construction.

In fact, since the spring of 2018, NTN has conducted 11 trials of Bower Type E at various end user locations and Bower Type E has run without issues at each location for 16+ months, a minimum of 2.5x longer service life than the bearings we replaced.

To learn more about the Bower Type E product line, please contact your NTN sales representative. You can also access additional information about Bower Type E on Bearing Finder (http://bearingfinder.ntnamericas.com).

About NTN
Founded in 1918, NTN is one of the world's largest producers of premium quality ball and roller bearings, long recognized for the most stringent quality standards in the industry. With plants around the globe and a strong domestic manufacturing network, over 80% of the products sold by NTN in North America are made by one of the ten plants the company operates in the USA and Canada.  NTN USA Corporation serves as the headquarters and holding company of NTN’s entities across the Americas, including its subsidiary companies for manufacturing and sales. For more information, visit www.ntnamericas.com.

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