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  1. Everything you need to know about thin section bearings in this detailed FAQ.

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    March 17 2017
  2. A compilation of our five-part series taking a deep dive into bearings in encoders, featuring mechanical specifications, preload, environmental factors and lubrication.

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    February 17 2017
  3. If you’ve been visiting the AST Bearing Blog recently, you may have seen parts of our recent series on the bearing design considerations for use in the hand tool industry. This week, we’re compiling all of the entries into a single post in case you missed anything. Below is a full recount of the five-part guide: An introduction to the…

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    October 28 2016
  4. The final installment in a five-part series on bearings in power tools. To catch up, see the following: Industry Introduction Noise and Vibration Temperatures and Materials Lubrication In many industrial environments, power tools (and possibly the bearings) are continuously exposed to liquids and various types of particulate debris. Sealed or shielded bearings should be used…

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    October 14 2016