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  1. When a bearing fails prematurely, an experienced engineer can often reconstruct the sequence of events leading up to the problem in a failure analyses report. Utilizing the resources of our bearing engineering laboratory, metrology lab and tool room, AST engineers welcome the opportunity to analyze bearings for our customers, and in most cases have the…

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    March 20 2015
  2. Ever hear of the ABEC scale and wonder what its ratings entail? Read on! The ABEC scale gives you a good indicator of the type of bearing that you are purchasing. Bearings rated high on the scale will allow for optimal performance of critical applications requiring very high RPM and smooth operation. Think: high ABEC rating equals…

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    March 6 2015