Ask A Question About Bearings

Bearing QuestionsAre you an engineer or designer that has a question about bearings? Are you stuck on your design trying to determine the best type of bearing to use? Do you know the optimum bearing configuration for your design? Will the standard factory lubrication be the best choice in your product over its life cycle? How can you ensure that your product will not fail in the field due to pre-mature bearing failure?

There are so many great questions about bearings that are highly dependent upon the specific product they are used in and application and running environment. If you need help with any of them, ask us, we're experts.

If you are an engineer, designer, or purchaser of bearings and have a quick question about bearings, just use the "Ask A Question" form to the right.

Be sure to provide as much information about your question as possible and check off whether your question is technical or generic.  Techincal questions will be addressed by our in-house engineering staff (generic questions will be answered by the appropriate AST Bearings employee depending on topic).

Bearing Resources Available Online

If you question is more general in nature, you may find the answer in our section entitled, "White Papers & Technical Information About Bearings" where we have numerous articles and white papers on a wide variety of bearing topics from materials, precision levels, proper handling, lubrication, radial play, bearing life, and much more.

Frequently Asked Questions About Bearings

As an industry leader, AST Bearings receives questions all the time about bearings.  We have posted many of the more popular questions and their answers in our Bearing FAQ section.  Check it out, you might find your question already answered there.

Professional Engineering Services Available

If you need more formal assistance in the design or selection of a bearing to optimize performance in your product, AST can help.  We have an in-house engineering and design department that can assist in Bearing Engineering and Design. AST also has experts in Bearing Applications Engineering which will employ a wide range of criteria and selection parameters to ensure you select the best possible product for your design.

AST Bearings is proudly presenting our new certificates for both the NJ and CA locations: AST Bearings’ ISO 9001:2015 Certificates

To learn more about what the ISO 9001 standard is, the differences between the 2015 and 2008 versions, and how AST verifies customer satisfaction: Learn About AST Bearings’ certification to ISO 9001:2015

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