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  1. Cam follower roller bearings – often called track followers – are specialty roller bearings designed to follow tracks or cams, and are used across and in a wide range of linear motion systems. Compact bearings with high-rigidity shafts and a built-in needle bearing, cam followers are most suitable as a guide roller for cam mechanisms…

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    May 27 2016
  2. Needle roller bearings are essentially cylindrical roller bearings except that their cylindrical rollers have a length 3 to 10 times their diameter (versus less a length less than 3 times their diameter). Therefore, the ratio of the bearing outside diameter to the inscribed circle diameter is small, and they have a rather high radial load…

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    January 8 2016
  3.     Search over 10,000 products on AST Bearings’ interactive catalog, featuring access to a downloadable library of 2D and 3D CAD models, RFQ generator, technical guides, data sheets and more. The free-to-use catalog allows users to easily reach their bearing solution by category, attribute or model number. More information  

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    August 23 2013
  4. Sometimes, just getting the right information can be challenging.  Some sources can be too broad while others can be too narrow forcing a person to pull information from multiple locations. The same can be true for bearing catalogs.  However, this has all changed with AST Bearings’ full-line interactive bearings catalog. The bearings catalog from AST…

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    March 23 2012