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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!


Energy Markets
Turbine technician wearing personal protective equipment inspects a gas turbine engine
Energy Markets

Three Applications for New Way Air Bearings in the Energy Industry

Materials Handling Markets
An overhead crane picks up a spool of sheet metal.
Materials Handling Markets

New Way Air Bearings® are ideal for materials processing stages across numerous industries.

Automobile Testing
vehicle testing
Automobile Testing

Frictionless motion enables rolling wind tunnels and true force dynamometry.

Bulk Powder Handling
Large industrial warehouse of chemicals. Large white bags filled with powder are arranged in long rows.
Bulk Powder Handling

Learn how Porous Media™ air bearings will revolutionize every corner of the bulk powder handling industry.

Computed Tomography
computed tomography
Computed Tomography

Radial Air Bearings allow for quieter, faster scans and greater patient comfort.

Flat Panel Display
flat panel display
Flat Panel Display

With a combination of positive pressure and applied vacuum, air bearings allow for rapid, precise handling of FPD’s.

Flexible Web
Porous carbon media wrapped around a cylinder for use in flexible web applications.
Flexible Web

Air Bearings allow for flexible web transportation with up to 180 degree bend angle and adjustable fly height.

Medical Markets
Vials in a Rotating Assembly
Medical Markets

Zero friction means no overshoot, and the capability to produce implants perfectly fitted to each patient.

Metrology
metrology
Metrology

Truly repeatable motion offers meteorological instruments motion with virtually no hysteresis error.

Precision Machine Tool
precision machine tool
Precision Machine Tool

High stiffness and damping make air bearings an ideal choice for tooling assemblies.

Semiconductor
semiconductor
Semiconductor

Cleanroom compatibility and no lubrication make air bearings the perfect fit for semiconductor manufacture and wafer inspection.

Shaft Seals
shaft seals
Shaft Seals

The New-Seal™ combines a bearing and a seal into one unit, perfect for rotating applications working off process gases.

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