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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. Usually, when people think of bearing materials the first option they will imagine is stainless steel. While this is certainly a common material, there are a range of other choices, each with their own unique advantages and limitations. Depending on application type, bearing experts may advise on a number of materials, and today we’ll take…

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    August 5 2016
  3. Selecting the proper shaft and housing fit is critical in optimizing a radial ball bearing’s performance and life, and this post will look at some key considerations in the area. A bearing can only perform to its full capacity when it is correctly fitted on the shaft and in the housing. Conversely, improper bearing fits,…

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    July 22 2016
  4. Did you know that AST has a video section highlighting some of our value added services and capabilities? Check-out these four examples, featuring lubrication, failure analysis, mechanical sub assemblies and bearing design/application engineering. Lubrication Bearing lubrication an integral consideration for component performance and life. The video highlights AST’s proprietary solvent cleaning solution, ISO 14644-1 certified…

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    July 8 2016