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SMT Bearings Distributor

Authorized, Factory-Direct Distributor for SMT Bearings

SMT® (Nankai Seiko) was established in 1946 as a ball bearing manufacturer in Osaka, Japan.  As an authorized SMT distributor, AST® Bearings stocks their products receiving them directly from the factory.  Feel free to contact us about the SMT bearing products we supply.

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Standard SMT Ball Bearings

SMT keeps a large amount of its regular bearings in its factory inventory. Such precision ball bearing series include SS6000, SS6200, SS6300, SS6800, SS6300, 5200, 6800, and 6900.

Stainless Steel Ball Bearings

  • AISI 440C stainless steel ball bearings, resistant to rust, corrosion, and high temperature, available from stock, in the series of 6000, 6200, 6300, 6800, and 6900
  • AISI 304 stainless steel ball bearings, widely used as corrosion- and heat-resistant steel and also as nonmagnetic steel
  • AISI 630 stainless steel ball bearings, excellent in corrosion-resistance and able to be hardened by heat treatment

Single Row Deep Groove Ball Bearings

  • 6800/6900 Series - thin-walled ball bearings are suitable for compact design and reduction of weight in machinery and equipment.

Double Row Angular Contact Ball Bearings

  • 5200 series double-row angular contact ball bearings, sustaining axial load in both directions.

Special SMT Ball Bearings

With its production system capable of high-mix and low-volume, SMT can manufacture high-precision special ball bearings of various materials (titanium, ceramics, etc.), shapes, lubricants, etc.  SMT is an expert of specialty bearings, meeting a wide variety of the needs:

  • Bearing for use in high temperature
  • Bearings for use in acid or alkaline environments
  • Bearings for use as replacement parts for discontinued machinery and equipment
  • Bearings all-in-one with other parts into compact design
  • Special bearings no longer available due to small order quantity
  • Bearings for use in food processing machinery and equipment in compliance with HACCP (food hygiene management system)

SMT Bearings Literature for Special Products

The following spec sheets and brochures are available to download.  All products are available directly through AST Bearings:

Titanium Ball Bearings (Titanium Rings with Ceramic Balls)

This specification sheet for the SMT titanium ball bearings with ceramic balls covers the following topics:

  • Features
  • Materials
  • Applications
  • Available Sizes
  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Comparisons to other Metals
SMT Titanium Ball Bearings

Full Ceramic Ball Bearings

This specification sheet for the SMT full ceramic ball bearings covers the following topics:

  • Features
  • Materials
  • Applications
  • Standard Specifications
  • Dimensions
  • Precautions

Grease Free Ball Bearings (Stainless with Special Retainer)

This specification sheet for the SMT grease free ball bearings covers the following topics:

  • Features
  • Retainer Construction
  • Specifications
  • Performance
  • Raceway Comparison
  • Dimensions

Stainless Steel Ball Bearings with Aligning Ring

This 4-page brochure for the SMT stainless steel ball bearings with aligning ring covers the following topics:

  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Aligning Function
  • Dust Resistance
  • Interchangeability
  • Application
  • Special Options
  • Standard Specifications
  • Fits and Dimensions

How to Purchase SMT Bearing Products

Together with AST Bearings' value-added services and cutting edge bearing technology, you receive a guaranteed economical solution in design and application.

Contact us directly if you have a need for any SMT products. AST is a factory-direct distributor for SMT products and will provide you with "Value Beyond the Part™."

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