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Air Bearing Basics

This short animation shows how air is forced through millions of sub-micron sized holes to create a 5-micron film of air that enables non-contact linear motion. The animated example is a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM).

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Air Bearing Basics

This set of videos is designed for those who may be new to air bearings — and to New Way Porous Media Technology® in particular. Each one concisely describes for the viewer how that particular air bearing works all in less than 70 seconds.

What Is A Conveyor Air Bearing?

Now called New Way ‘Air Bars,’ this brief animation shows how the combination of air and vacuum enable both the non-contact conveyance and sub-micron level control of substrates during a manufacturing process. The animated example is a Flat Panel Display (FPD) manufacturing process. 0:48 (No Audio)

What Is A Radial Bearing?

In this short animation, the 5-micron air film created by New Way’s Porous Media Technology enables both non-contact rotary motion as well as axial constraint. The animated example is a Computed Tomography (CT) Scanner. 1:09 (No Audio)

Air Bearing Basics

This short animation shows how air is forced through millions of sub-micron sized holes to create a 5-micron film of air that enables non-contact linear motion. The animated example is a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM). 0:38 (No Audio)