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  1. AST is pleased to announce the launch of our updated online catalog, redesigned from the ground up with our customers’ needs in mind. Finding the right bearing in an inventory of over 10,000 products can be tricky! That’s why we completely revamped our online catalogue with an innovative layout and a number of newly-added features…

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    December 30 2016
  2. For part I click here For part II click here For part III click here Encoders are used in such a wide array of equipment that they can be found almost anywhere. These include oil rig platforms in the North Sea, mining equipment in Africa and the International Space Station in orbit above the earth….

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    December 22 2016
  3. For part I click here For part II click here Bearing preload is critical in encoder spindle designs. Preload is the application of an axial load across a pair of bearings that removes the free internal clearance (or looseness) that is present in each bearing by design. In an encoder application, this preload forces the…

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    December 9 2016