Medway announce NKE rolling bearings for industrial gearboxes



Medway (UK) Ltd, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and international distributors of bearings, power transmission and motion transfer linkages, is proud to announce NKE rolling bearings for industrial gearboxes that meet the efficiency and reliability requirements of a wide range of sectors, such as general machinery, mining, material handling systems and heavy machinery.

NKE Gearbox Model

NKE Gearbox Model

Ray Mifsud, managing director said:

“Our NKE bearings play a vital role in industrial gearboxes and meet all of the demands placed on them, during long term operation. At Medway, everything we do revolves around our customers, whether you want to increase the performance of equipment or to reduce the life cycle costs. Our friendly expert team can provide you with rapid, practical and creative custom-made solutions.”


Medway stocks over 3,000 different variants of NKE products, which allows an enormous variety of application possibilities. The bearings are suitable for high radial loads and moderate to high speeds. Made from pure bearing steel, they have an exceptional lifespan. The raceways’ high quality surface reduces the operating temperature and also wear. The inner and outer rings of the cylindrical roller bearings can be fitted separately, simplifying installation.

In addition to cylindrical roller bearings, Medway stocks NKE’s standard portfolio of industrial bearings comprising of spherical and taper roller bearings, as well as angular contact and deep groove ball bearings.

Medway offers gearbox manufacturers a comprehensive service and all bearings made by NKE are subject to stringent quality requirements and are tested using modern inspection and measurement procedures, which are developed in close cooperation with the customer and ensure optimum balance of space and performance.

Gearbox Model

Gearbox Model

Medway’s stock range is one of the largest found anywhere in Europe. Their manufacturing and warehousing facilities extend to over 66,000 square feet, approximately 6,131 square meters.

Medway supply many of the world’s most prestigious original equipment manufacturers with replacement and MRO products being supplied through a comprehensive trade distribution network.

For further information on Medway (UK) Ltd, products and services, please visit or telephone their friendly and knowledgeable sales team on +44 (0)1233 663340



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Image. 1: Various versions of NKE’s single-row cylindrical roller bearing
Image. 2: Calculation model for a two-stage cylindrical-gear pair with helical gear teeth
(Source: NKE Austria GmbH/Romax).

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