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The Bearing 411

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Meet the Manufacturer: SMT Bearings

As a bearing supplier, we work with manufacturers around the world to provide quality options for whatever type of bearing you need. One of those manufacturers is Nankai Seiko Co., Ltd., which makes SMT bearings.

Claim to Fame

Nankai Seiko first began making its SMT brand of ball bearings back in 1946. Over time, the company became known for its quality stainless steel ball bearings that can contribute to a wide variety of applications and customer needs.

As technology changes and new needs arise, Nankai Seiko continues to evolve its SMT brand to supply world-class stainless steel bearings designed for specific needs. That commitment to quality and innovative bearing design is a big part of what SMT bearings such an attractive option for many of our customers.

Who Can Use Them

Due to their development over time, Nankai Seiko makes several lines of standard and special ball bearings. This means that there are plenty of different applications and environments that can use SMT bearings.

SMT uses a variety of stainless steels for their bearings. These products can also feature other special materials, such as titanium, ceramics, and more. SMT can also feature special greases designed for a variety of applications, as well as grease-free options for special environments. SMT bearings are suitable for the following environments:

  • Corrosive
  • Chemical
  • High and low temperature
  • Vacuum
  • Clean room
  • Non-magnetic
  • High speed
  • High load
  • Conductive
  • Insulated

Get Your Own SMT Bearings

SMT is a great option just about any industry in need of quality stainless steel bearings and other quality bearing supplies. Check out our selection of SMT bearings and read through related catalogs on our SMT bearing page and contact us today to talk to one of our experts if you have any questions.