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  1. This installment is part four of a five-part series on bearings in power tools. To catch up, see the following: Industry Introduction Noise and Vibration Temperatures and Materials Bearing performance in power hand tool applications depend heavily on proper lubrication in terms of both type and amount. However, lubricant selection could be the specification most…

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    September 30 2016
  2. This installment is part three of a five-part series on bearings in power tools. To catch up, see the following: Industry Introduction Noise and Vibration Power hand tools must be designed and manufactured so that they can be held by an operator for long periods of time. Bearings must be mounted properly, have the proper…

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    September 16 2016
  3. Spherical bearings are available is a variety of types to accommodate a wide range of applications. What all of them have in common is the ability to accommodate misalignment from mounting or shaft deflection. Regardless of the type of spherical bearing, they all share a common working principal. All varieties have outer rings that with…

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    October 16 2015
  4. A major component of ASTs comprehensive bearing product listing is our wide selection of precision mechanical sub-assemblies. We specialize in rotary assemblies that incorporate precision bearings and components manufactured to the most exacting specifications. AST can conduct design reviews and provide assemblies manufactured to your precise conditions and requirements. Our highly skilled technicians are trained…

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    October 2 2015