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  1. AST Bearings’ website features a variety of white papers covering a range of spherical plain bearings, free of charge. These white papers include spherical plain bearings requiring lubrication (steel-on-steel) and maintenance-free spherical plain bearings, which are broken down into categories according to the sliding contact surfaces: steel-on-PTFE composite material, steel-on- PTFE fabric and steel-on-copper alloy. The…

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    October 31 2014
  2. With extensive experience and expertise in the off-highway industry, AST offers a line of high-quality, performance proven bearings for a variety of segments, including mining, construction, forestry, agriculture, trucking, drilling and more. Durability and reliability are of the utmost importance in choosing off-highway bearings. Field failures can be devastating, and AST understands that its customers…

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    October 17 2014
  3. Choosing the appropriate closure is an integral consideration for optimizing bearing performance, and AST’s engineers have created a comprehensive whitepaper to explain some of the most common types of closures. Ball and roller type bearings are available with a range of different closures, which are types of shields and seals. They are instrumental in extending…

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    October 3 2014