AST Bearings LLC

Founded in 1963, AST® Bearings is an ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100 Rev C certified company and a value-added supplier of a wide selection of miniature bearings and precision ball bearing products.  The company also maintains an extensive inventory of superior quality bushings, rod ends, roller and linear bearings, custom cost efficient sub-assembly products and much more.  AST utilizes two warehouses to ensure availability and “just-in-time” delivery to customers across the US and internationally.  In addition, AST provides numerous value-added services such as inventory management services, expert engineering and design services, in addition to failure analyses and re-lubrication services in clean rooms with Class-100 workbenches at its international headquarters in Montville, New Jersey.

Nothing epitomizes AST’s mission better than the phrase, “Value Beyond the Part™.”  Beyond exceptional product quality, selection, and availability, the value-added services at AST are what really set them apart from most other bearing suppliers. Their website is a great resource and contains a wealth of information including white papers, technical guides, FAQ’s, links to other bearing resources, in additional to having an interactive online catalog with thousands and thousands of 3D CAD models available for download.  Ultimately, their product and design solutions will enhance your product performance, make your company more competitive, and make your job easier.  To say it another way, AST has distanced itself from typical bearing suppliers in both the breadth of their product offerings and the depth of their value-added services.

For example, AST offers numerous value-added services such as:

  • Dock-to-Stock
  • Flexible Credit
  • One-Stop Shopping
  • Global Sourcing Capabilities
  • Just-In-Time Delivery
  • Rapid Availability
  • Responsive Customer Service
  • Inventory Management Programs
  • Import/Export Expertise
  • EDI
  • Certified Quality Assurance Programs
  • Custom Packaging

Expert, Professional Services:

  • Bearing Engineering Consulting and Design Services
  • Bearing Applications Engineering Services
  • Bearing Failure Analysis Services
  • Bearing Lubrication and Relubrication Services
  • MicroGrade Grease Plating™ Services

AST Bearings is your complete, one-stop supplier for high-precision, miniature ball bearings, bearing related products, and associated professional services including world-class engineering and design. Their bearing products and design solutions will enhance your product performance; make your company more competitive, and make your job easier. Discover which of AST's extensive products or services is just right for your application. Experience firsthand how AST Bearings provides "Value Beyond the Part.”

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