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Miniature Bearing Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of miniature bearing manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top miniature bearing manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find miniature bearing companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture miniature bearings to your companies specifications. Then contact the miniature bearing companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of miniature roller bearings, miniature ball bearings, miniature thrust bearings or customized miniature bearings of every type, this is the resource for you.

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Manufacturing and supplying high quality miniature bearings, as well as similar products for the aerospace, medical and many other industrial companies is what Providien is known for. Since 1988 the team at Providien has been working hard to provide their customers with outstanding products, services, prices and customer service. Give us a call today!
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Looking for miniature bearings? Just because your bearings are small does not mean that they should be manufactured with less quality. We can help you provide the very best bearings for your products, and we will always pledge to honor our quality promises with customers of all sizes. Contact us today for more information about our products and services!
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Today, Frantz® Manufacturing Company sets the standard of excellence in the conveyor component and steel ball market segments where it competes. Consultative working relationships with its customers, engineer to engineer, enables Frantz to innovate solutions that solve customer problems and deliver value, rather than just sell product. Specific products include miniature bearings.
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Aircraft Bearing manufactures & stocks ball bearings and a variety of related parts, which are manufactured for extreme temperatures and hostile environments. We also offer our customers the option of custom products for when they have extremely detailed needs. Aircraft Bearing is about helping our customers and making sure they receive the highest quality in products.
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Formed in 1941, Kaydon® Corporation Inc. proceeded to lead the way in a number of innovations with their Reali-Slim® and Ultra-Slim® products, which are just a couple examples of their material handling parts that also include miniature bearings. Today, Kaydon® continues to engineer and manufacture these specific products, which no other company can do. Call us today!
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Miniature Bearings

Miniature bearings are tools that are used to allow for relative motion between two parts on a scale that is smaller than that provided by bearings of larger sizes. Miniature bearings are put to use in systems with comparatively small moving parts.

A bearing is any tool or set of tools that help parts move relative to each other. Industry, commerce and consumers rely on a wide variety of products that feature moving parts. Just a few examples of these products include air conditioners, automobiles, computer cooling fans, bicycles and even electric pencil sharpeners. In products that feature very small moving parts, the use of very small bearings is necessary. Miniature bearings are no different from traditional bearings except in terms of their small size and their ability to handle smaller torque loads. Like larger bearings, miniature bearings can be made of steel, ceramics and many other materials. They can be ball-shaped, cylindrical or shaped in other ways. They can be designed to be sealed or open. A few common uses for miniature ball bearings are in bicycle wheels, in pneumatic hose attachments, in remote control cars, in hand tools and in a variety of other products.

When two moving parts can roll over bearings instead of rubbing against each other, the amount of friction created is much smaller. This reduction in friction eases movement and reduces wear on the moving parts. The small balls, cylinders or other shapes in miniature bearings bear the weight of the load, which permits smooth movement. There are two classifications for bearings: linear and rotary, and this applies to miniature bearings as well as to bearings of other sizes. These classifications are based on the motions for which the bearings are designed. A linear miniature bearing moves in a straight line. These bearings are used for pushing and pulling motion, like that of a drawer opening and shutting. In a drawer system, miniature bearings can often be found along the length of the metal races that support the drawer. A rotary bearing, in comparison, is designed for radial motion, like that of a wheel spinning. Such bearings are often installed in bicycles to allow for smoother motion of wheels. Bearings of all sizes are essential tools in improving relative motion between all kinds of moving parts.