AST Bearings (Montville, NJ) introduced the High Carbon Chromium Steel Tapered Roller Bearings line, comprised of the inner and outer rings, tapered rollers, and a cage (roller retainer). The rings and rollers carry the load; the cage spaces and retains the rollers on the inner ring. The product is stable under heavy loads, is resistant to harsh or contaminated environments, and designed for moderate speed applications. Metric and imperial sizes are available. Standard stock sizes are: ID 15 – 240 mm or 0.59 – 9.45" to OD 35 – 40 mm or 1.38 – 15.75". Customization is available.

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This article first appeared in the December, 2006 issue of Motion Control Technology Magazine.

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