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Special Dimension Bearings and Custom Bearings

AST can supply special dimension bearings and custom bearings of all types including those with integral shafts that help reduce the tolerance buildup of mating components. Our engineers have designed custom bearings in a variety of configurations, special geometry, advanced lubrication, and high tech materials.

We can also provide precision assemblies manufactured to our customers' specific requirements. 

  • Wire guide bearings with a radius (U Groove Bearings) or V grooves (V Groove Bearings) on the outer diameter
  • Bearings with split inner or split outer race (to control axial movement)
  • Spherical outer diameter bearings
  • Gyroscope quality bearings
  • Full ball complement bearings
  • Flush ground bearing pairs
Special Dimension and Custom Bearings

Custom Bearings

The heart of AST Bearings is our ability to work with our customers on unique designs and applications. Since we provide only precision devices and related products, we are truly the precision bearing experts. Our team of design engineers and specialists offers more than a century of combined expertise.

We'll be happy to come to your facilities. We invite you to visit ours. Together we can create cost-efficient solutions to your most demanding specs, often with tolerances measured in millionths of an inch.

Our technical laboratory is equipped with the most up-to-date precision instruments and computerized equipment to evaluate bearing applications quickly and effectively. The unique "AST Bearing Analysis System" evaluates bearings from several perspectives, including load and speed requirements and environmental factors that may affect performance.

Our bearing engineers and designers can tackle virtually any custom bearing project including:

  • Custom ball bearings
  • Custom roller bearings
  • Custom bushings
  • Custom spherical plain bearings
  • Custom pillow blocks or flanges
  • Custom linear bearings
  • Custom rod ends
  • Custom thrust bearings

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

Need Assistance Selecting the Proper Custom Bearings?

If you need help in selecting the best products for your particular application, please remember that design engineering and application assistance are available from AST as part of our value-added services designed to make your job easier.

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