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  1. Finding the right bearing in an inventory of over 10,000 products can be challenging – learn how AST has worked to streamline the process.

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    October 27 2017
  2. What are dynamic and static load ratings, and what do they mean for the life of your spherical plain bearings?

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    September 29 2017
  3. 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
  4. 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