Air Bearing Basics


What Is a Radial Bearing?

In this animated example of a Computed Tomography (CT) Scanner, New Way’s Radial Bearings provide noncontact, high-speed rotary motion through a 5-micron air film, without noise and wear, improving operations. 1:09 (No Audio).

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Air Bearing System Technology

This animated example shows how Porous Media™ air bearings create a stiff film of air by forcing air through millions of sub-micron sized holes, creating noncontact linear motion for a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM). 0:37 (No Audio).

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