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  1. As an essential, life-sustaining business, AST Bearings will remain open amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. AST is a critical infrastructure supplier to the medical, pharmaceutical, food & beverage, energy, and manufacturing business sectors. We will remain open to take care of our manufacturing customers working to lift our country out of this crisis. United with our…

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    April 1 2020
  2. AST helped the manufacturer of liquid fuel pumps and gas compressors achieve a more reliable bearing solution, one that eliminated premature failure.

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    February 21 2020
  3. AST helped the manufacturer of liquid fuel pumps and gas compressors achieve a more reliable bearing solution, one that eliminated premature failure.

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    February 7 2020
  4. Bearing quality is critical to the performance of handheld power tools.

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    December 23 2019
  5. Ball bearings are complex mechanisms, with ball-to-raceway conformity, radial play and ball complement all impacting a ball bearing’s ability to support loads under various conditions.

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    December 6 2019
  6. The complementary curvatures make them well-suited for bearing arrangements where alignment movements between the shaft and housing must be accommodated.

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    November 22 2019
  7. Ball and roller bearings are made of a variety of materials, each selected to maximize performance and bearing life.

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    November 8 2019
  8. Many ball bearing failures are the result of improper handling techniques – not defects from the manufacturing process. Learn more about how proper bearing handling minimizes failures.

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    October 25 2019
  9. Manufacturers in nearly every industry — food processing, steel fabrication, aerospace, and medical devices, to name a few —are increasingly raising the performance expectations of rolling-element bearings, while at the same time exposing them to a variety operating and environmental conditions.

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    October 11 2019