From the Plant Floor: Airborne Answers

How a bearings supplier helped an antenna manufacturer select the right bearing for a mission-critical airplane application.

An antenna manufacturer needed to design a directional antenna pedestal to support an airplane-mounted antenna for relaying critical data. The manufacturer contacted its local distributor, who in turn approached the Silverthin Bearing Group, an IDC Preferred Supplier that manufactures large diameter thin section ball bearings for the aerospace, industrial, robotics and distributor markets.