Innovative Bearing Technologies Featured at Preeminent Equipment Tradeshow in Las Vegas

Advances in Bearing Materials, Lubrication Techniques, and Design Assistance Highlighted by AST Bearings at IFPE / CONEXPO-CON/AGG Tradeshows

LAS VEGAS, March 8, 2011 -- Las Vegas Convention Center -- An event so large that it occurs only once every three years, the IFPE (International Fluid Power Exposition) and CONEXPO-CON/AGG shows are North America's premier expositions for heavy equipment engineering, design, and manufacturing. This year, you get two shows for the price of one as it takes over the entire Las Vegas Convention Center for five days at the end of March from the 22nd through the 26th - an event you won't want to miss.

AST Bearings Showcasing Innovative Technologies

In IFPE booth 14542, AST Bearings (a leading supplier of superior quality bearing products and professional services), will be presenting many environmentally friendly and innovative engineering and design solutions for construction, agriculture, mining, and other off-road heavy equipment industries. Some of the technologies AST Bearings will be demonstrating include:

o Spherical Plain Bearings - AST has nearly 1,000 different spherical
plain bearings products including steel-on-steel and maintenance free
o Bushings - AST has nearly 3,300 different bushing products including
Composite Self Lubricating, Metallic Self-Lubricating, and Plastic
Compound bushing variations.
o Extraordinary Bearing Materials - Special materials for longer life,
exceptional corrosion resistance, while running quieter, even in extreme
o CAD File Integration - A free service from AST will be demonstrated of
their product selection guide and integrated 3D CAD model downloads.

Visit AST Bearings in Booth 14542 to see these technologies first hand or contact them directly by visiting them on their website at:

About AST Bearings

Founded in 1963, AST® Bearings is an ISO 9001:2008 quality management system certified company and a value-added supplier of a wide selection of miniature ball bearings and precision bearings and services. The company maintains an extensive inventory of superior quality bushings, rod ends, roller bearings, and linear bushing bearings, custom cost efficient mechanical sub-assemblies and much more. AST maintains two warehouses to ensure availability and "just-in-time" delivery to customers across the US and internationally. AST also provides inventory management services, expert engineering and design services, in addition to failure analysis and bearing lubrication services in clean rooms with Class-100 workbenches at its headquarters in Montville, New Jersey. For additional information, visit the company online at:

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CONTACT: Paul Wharton - Director of Marketing, AST Bearings LLC, +1-973-335-2230, Ext. 134, or Fax, +1-973-335-6987,

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