AST Bearings Quality Management System

Quality Management System LogoAST® Bearings enforces a rigorous quality control program to insure that each bearing shipped is made to the highest quality standard. Our goal is to meet and exceed application requirements and customer demands. Our quality management system conforms to and is certified ISO 9001:2015.

Our QA department is equipped with the latest vibration analyzers, sophisticated dimensional examination systems and high-performance noise measuring devices, which are all routinely inspected for accuracy. This approach to quality assurance reflects AST’s uncompromising commitment to zero-defect bearings.

To help support its quality management efforts, AST maintains a Clean Room where its lubrication service work is performed under Class 100 Flow Benches. AST uses state-of-the-art equipment including digital lubrication & weighing systems to ensure the correct amount & weight is introduced into each bearing AST relubricates.

AST’s Document Control is available to its employees on-line including: Quality Manuals, Procedures, Work Instructions, required forms, Standards, and customer information including customer communication and customer drawings and requirements. This ensures that each AST employee has the latest and most up-to-date information at his or her fingertips.

For the benefit of our aerospace customers, AST maintains a quality management system that can produce AS9102 First Article Inspection reports. In addition to conforming to its own quality standards for its customers, AST also maintains industry quality certifications and programs including, but not limited to:

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Please remember, as questions about quality come to mind, AST’s tribology specialists, mechanical, and quality engineers are available to answer your questions. If you have a question, just ask!

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AST Bearings is proudly presenting our new certificates for both the NJ and CA locations: AST Bearings’ ISO 9001:2015 Certificates

To learn more about what the ISO 9001 standard is, the differences between the 2015 and 2008 versions, and how AST verifies customer satisfaction: Learn About AST Bearings’ certification to ISO 9001:2015

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