“Ultimate Rotation”, a hand spinner turning twelve minutes, making full use of bearing technology, appeared YoYo world champion. A new product “Turning 12 Minutes” will be introduced to the hand spinner which has become an unprecedented boom all over the world. Bearings are mechanisms used in various personal machines such as automobiles, railways, home appliances, etc. to reduce friction. It is also incorporated in the shaft part of the hand spinner, which is the part that will become the keeper of smooth rotation. Nationally-established long-established bearing manufacturer, NSK Micro Precision, which realized 12-minute rotation. The company has been working with yo-yo world champion Hasegawa Takahiko in collaboration with yo yo bearings.
According to the company ‘s publicity, Mr. Hasegawa had suggested that this project was launched. During making the work, we made the circumference heavier to give the hand spinner a centrifugal force, and select the optimum type from among many bearings, to make a special finish. Originally NSK is not a company handling products for individuals, so it is almost out of profitability. It seems that they are making mass production, not one by one.
Hasegawa also said, “As far as I know, the idle time of the hand spinner on the market is around 8 minutes at most, but this hand spinner has achieved an overwhelmingly long rotation time of 12 minutes.” Please enjoy the ultimate rotation with the product which the bearing performance called “turning” is drawn to the utmost limit, “Daiko.
Release is scheduled for early July, and will be sold at “Yo-Yo Shop Spin Gear” where Mr. Hasegawa is the owner. The official product name and price are undecided.