News

14 Apr 2004

Minebea Develops Two Types of New Fluid Dynamic Bearing Units

Minebea Co., Ltd. (“Minebea”) today announces the development of two types – ROF type and HMF type – of new fluid dynamic bearing (“FDB”) units.

The basic concept of the development is to produce high-performance, cost-competitive FDB units that are fit for mass-production. ROF type of FDB units have been developed by Minebea on its own, while HMF type of FDB units have been developed jointly with Hitachi Powdered Metals Co., Ltd. (“Hitachi Powdered Metals”). Both ROF type and HMF type of FDB units have high performance and cost competitiveness and are fit for mass-production.