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  1. AST is pleased to announce the launch of a series of original videos featuring a spectrum of bearing related topics. Our first installment details our wide selection of precision mechanical sub-assemblies – rotary assemblies that incorporate precision bearings and components manufactured to the most exacting specifications. The video highlights industry standards, AST’s state-of-the-art facilities, complimentary…

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    May 23 2014
  2. Finding the right bearing can be difficult, but downloading AST’s 3D CAD models make it easier. There are over 10,000 free, high-quality bearing models, each of which was professionally drawn by in-house AST engineers. Downloading the 3D CAD models can save you and your business time.  Being able to access these models anytime and anywhere…

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    May 19 2014
  3. Bearings must be properly lubricated for optimal performance and long service life. The consistency of grease lubricants has a significant impact on both. Understanding the difference between the worked and unworked consistency is important for proper lubrication. Consistency is measured by how deeply a cone-like device sinks into worked and unworked grease. Predictably, the penetration…

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    May 6 2014