Recent News & Articles
Learning When Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone
ABM is known for thrust bearings and custom bearings, but we also make otherwise unobtainable precision parts. Recently, we were asked to manufacture the tabbed thrust washer, shown here… At first, we questioned… “Are you sure you can’t buy that...
Thrust Bearings & Part Numbers
The quantity of different bearing part numbers can be overwhelming. ISO has a standardized numbering system that is helpful for standard parts. However, there are a number of special bearing part numbers that have been in use for years. Here’s one example, used...
A Brief History of the Bearing
The concept of using a bearing to reduce friction between an object and the surface over which it is moved – or to “bear” the burden – is almost as old as man himself. Pause for a moment and try to picture our world without bearings. It’s hard to...
Is Your Bearing or Custom Part ‘Unobtainable’?
Can’t find the bearing or custom part you need anywhere? Read this article to see if we can help. We service this niche everyday.
Auburn Bearing & Manufacturing Inc Acquires Aurotek TSB, Inc.
Auburn Bearing acquires the assets of Aurotek TSB, a niche supplier of precision thin section radial bearings for an wide range of industries.
CNC Turning, Milling & Grinding: What’s the Difference?
At Auburn Bearing & Manufacturing, we generally make parts 1 cubic foot or smaller in volume. To visualize, it would be smaller than a bread box, but also could include a flat plate or shaft up to 40 inches long. Below we describe in detail three of the key metal...
Custom Miniature Thrust Ball Bearings Extend Life & Reduce Maintenance Costs in Screw Driving Spindles
Discover how a custom ball bearing helped our OEM customer achieve optimum machine performance, minimize downtime, and cut maintenance costs. Read the full case study.
Machining Equipment List
Our diverse custom manufacturing capabilities include automatic and manual CNC turning, CNC milling, and CNC grinding. Additionally, we offer lapping, superfinishing, automatic saw cutting, reverse engineering, and much more.