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Ultra-High Precision Air Bearing, Stages, Components, Motion Systems

Trusted by the world's most recognized institutions and labs

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Technological advancements have allowed air bearings to offer inherent advantages over traditional bearings as well as the opportunity to be used for a much broader range of applications. OAV Air Bearings offers integrated air bearings, aerospace materials, product standardization, and high proven performance in the most demanding applications.

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The Outer Spin Rotary Air Bearing is another significant advancement made by OAV Air Bearing. Here to replace your conventional bearings, this innovative product is hard-installable and ultra precise with a fixed location. 

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Our patent pending OAV Thrust Air Bearing is a breakthrough innovation in air bearing industries. For the first time, an air bearing is available that fully integrates and works on three-way frictionless surface. OAV Thrust Air Bearings run on a standard size shafting fix, and maximizes stiff motion with precision. Made with aerospace quality titanium.

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The OAV Roller Air Bearing pre-loads both horizontal and vertical surfaces with an opposing thin film of pressure. This maintains the perfect gap for ultimate tolerance. The surface design equally distributes the air and pre-loads it over an entire surface area. The result? Outstanding stiffness and maximized performance levels.

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We offer a line of flat rectangular air bearings designed to meet the non-contact requirements at low cost while yielding high performance. OAV Flat Rectangular Air Bearings are often used as a standard, off-the-shelf solution for providing axial constraint in rotary motion applications. Our standard product line is available in metric sizing as well as the custom sizing made to order upon request.

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MARKETS

1-Photonics

2-Metrology

3-Machine tool industries

4-Medical

5-Semiconductors

6-Optomechanics

7-Automotion

8-Automotive

9-Electronics

10-Turbomachinery

 

APPLICATIONS

1-Rotary motion

2-Linear motion

3-High speed applications

4-Cleanliness

5-Precision

6-Low-Friction

7-Machine tools

MAIN FEATURES OF PRODUCTS 

1-Zero friction/no heat generation

2-Contaminant free/clean 

3-Indefinite operating life

4-High accuracy components/motion

6-High speed 

7-Position accuracy better than 0.1 microns

8-Ultra-precise linear and rotary motion

9-Manufactured from aircraft quality material

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The Modular Air Bearing design subdivides motion systems into smaller installable parts. OAV Modular Air Bearings can be independently installed and used in different systems and different shapes.

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OAV Profile Rail Guides are the next generation of OAV Air Bearings. Consisting of the Box Series, T-Series and the U-Series, they are light weight and made with aircraft quality material. Applicable for a wide range of styles, sizes, and unique features, they are produced for easy retrofitting into existing applications or designing into new applications.

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The OAV Vacuum Pre-loaded Air Bearing is a combination of air pressure and a vacuum. Air bearings hold it down whilst simultaneously being lifted from the surface.

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OAV Non-contact Static Web rollers for the applications that challenge the convey flexible materials. 
OAV Non-contact Static Web rollers Replace to contact conveyor system.

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Our flat round air bearings work on flat, nonporous surfaces such as granite, aluminum, glass, and ceramics. We offer a variety of sizes which can easily be used to customize your air bearing systems. 

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Our patent pending High-Temperature Thrust Air Bushing line is the perfect solution for applications where certain temperatures become a problem. This product is able to withstand extreme temperatures. 

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OAV foil bearings are suitable for many high-speed applications.
The purpose of this novel design is OAV focuses on eliminating adverse effects of rotational speed, unbalance eccentricity, and rotor mass on the non-linear response. 

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We offer aerospace quality fittings, shafts, tubings, O-Rings, blocks, and plates to complete your assembly, ready to ship from our stock. We also offer custom parts to meet your requirements.

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OAV Air Bearings is trusted by the most prestigious institutions and labs around the world.