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New Way® Air Bearings remains committed to bringing the benefits of Frictionless Motion™ to new industries. That’s why we’re proud to bring you the 101 on Air Turns, with our new trifold brochure! Air Turns are our revolutionary solution for non-contact handling of roll-to-roll processes.

By wrapping our proprietary Porous Media Technology™ around the outer diameter of a shaft, we provide outstanding benefits for non-contact web handling. This includes 180 degree wrap angles, variable fly height through air pressure control, in-situ non-destructive inspection, and above all else, defect reduction! Whether it’s flexible web handling, metrology, or a custom application, download our brochure today to discover how Air Turns can benefit your business!


Student team from Navajo technical University

Each year the ASPE student challenge invites teams of student engineers from universities across the world to design and manufacture a precision machining apparatus, beginning with a set of tools, motion systems and encoders provided by sponsors of the event.

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ASPE 2022 location knoxville NWAB

New Way® Air Bearings will be attending and exhibiting at ASPE 2022, at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue,Washington, October 10-14, 2022

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Nick Hackett, President of New Way Air Bearings, shows students from the “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” competition the intricacies of one of the manufacturing machines at New Way Air Bearings.

On November 1, 2019, students from E.T. Richardson Middle School in Springfield, PA visited New Way Air Bearings for a rare, behind the scenes look at air bearing manufacturing. Participating in ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?’, students spent a day interviewing employees, filming them at work, and gaining a new and exciting perspective on manufacturing.

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