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Bearing Considerations in Handheld Power Tools: Full AST Guide

If you’ve been visiting the AST Bearing Blog recently, you may have seen parts of our recent series on the bearing design considerations for use in the hand tool industry. This week, we’re compiling all of the entries into a single post in case you missed anything.

Below is a full recount of the five-part guide:

  • An introduction to the series and a look at the hand tool industry. To read part I, click here.
  • Part II of the series looks at bearings and their effect on noise and vibration. To read part II, click here.
  • In part III, we examine bearing materials and operating temperatures. To read part III, click here.
  • Part IV breaks down lubrication options, both types and amounts. To read part IV, click here.
  • Finally, in part V we discuss choosing correct shielding for your bearings. To read part V, click here.

We hope that you found this series educational! And as always, feel free to contact our bearing experts with any questions about the bearing considerations in any industry of application.