The variety of markets taking advantage of the benefits provided by Porous Media™ is expansive and ever growing. Where once our non-contact products were limited to semiconductor manufacture and flat panel transportation, our customers have used their ingenuity, combined with New Way’s in house design team, to expand our products into fields like automotive testing, for true force dynamometry and computed tomography, for faster, quieter CT scans. Air Bearings are building the future with additive manufacturing, ensuring precision through nanometer accurate metrological sensors and providing the foundation for a new generation of medical implants. See what New Way has done for your industry, and if your business is new to Air Bearings, New Way is here to help!
The incredible adaptability of our Porous Media™ material allows us to create air bearings suited to a wide range of applications across numerous axis of motion. Our air bars and flat round air bearings enable smooth, single axis motion whilst our tool servo stages provide single axis motion with tool frequencies up to 1000 Hz.
Our air spindles and servo driven rotary stages enable precise rotary motion, as well as our radial air bearings, which can support turbomachinery grade shafts and rotary balancing operations.
When formed into a cylindrical shape, our Air Turns enable non-contact web handling, and every single New Way product meets ISO Class 3 cleanroom conditions. No matter your application, New Way Air Bearings are up to the task.