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  1. Spherical Plain Bearings are also sometimes referred to as “Spherical Plane Bearings, Spherical Ball Bushing Bearings, or Ball Bushings. They are manufactured in a wide variety of materials and are designed to offer bearing solutions in almost any operating environment. Spherical Plain Bearings are suitable for heavy-duty, off-highway vehicles, agricultural equipment, and are used in…

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    November 29 2011
  2. Bearing grease consistency can greatly affect the performance of the bearing and consequently the performance of the mechanical device or product. Most people are familiar with the term “viscosity” as the measurable consistency of oil lubricants.  However, the average person probably does not know what the equivalent measurement for the consistency of grease (hint: it’s…

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    November 23 2011
  3. Radial ball bearings are found so many of today’s moving mechanical devices.  However, most people do not know how they’re made. Generally speaking, they are made of seven pieces (inner ring, outer ring, balls, retainer, closures, coatings, and lubricants).  However, these seemingly simple components can be manufactured into literally billions of bearing varieties. The following…

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    November 22 2011
  4. Just about everyone knows that LinkedIn is a business oriented social networking site launched in May 2003 and is mainly used for professional networking. But you may not have known that AST Bearings has a Professional Group where other LinkedIn member can request to join. Members of this group will receive periodic messages and updates…

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    November 14 2011