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Product Analysis & Testing

NTN established a 13,000 square-foot, full-time Test Laboratory in 1993. This facility provides direct customer support with the following capabilities:

  • Detailed bearing-failure investigation that utilizes:
    • A full metrology lab
    • Scanning electron microscope
    • Grease contamination analysis
    • An array of fine-surface measuring instruments
  • New and existing product testing with a wide range of machinery, including tests for bearing durability, efficiency/torque, and lubrication-life comparison
  • New R&D projects with the goals of advancing bearing technology and increasing cost savings for our customer

If you’re interested in having a set of failed bearings examined, please contact your local NTN sales representative.

Product Analysis and Testing