Find Out Why the Automotive Industry Increasingly Turns to Air Bearings

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Friction is a factor in virtually any manufacturing process or test rig using conventional rolling-element bearings.

That’s why air bearings are increasingly the technology-of-choice for automotive industry applications.

New Way® air bearings are a non-contact solution. They virtually eliminate friction, enabling more-precise positioning, higher speeds and acceleration, straighter motion, and a bevy of other benefits.

New Way’s Porous Media TechnologyTM enables manufacturers across the automotive supply chain to get a more ‘honest read’ on their equipment and the performance characteristics they are truly interested in.

For a good, quick read on air bearings, and their use in automotive manufacturing and testing,

turn to New Way’s new infographic that covers:

Linear motion

Rotary motion

Controlled flotation

Non-contact substrate handling

This abridged overview provides a clear, concise rationale for air bearing consideration in your next application.

To download this infographic and find out “How Air Bearings Are Advancing the Automotive Industry,” all you need to do is fill out this form.

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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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