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Download Alpine Bearing’s Spindle Bearing Catalog

Download Alpine Bearing’s new spindle bearing catalog, featuring thousands of spindle bearings. Types of Spindle Bearings Angular contact steel & ceramic 1800 series bearings Angular contact steel & ceramic 1900 series bearings Angular contact steel & ceramic 100 series bearings Angular contact steel & ceramic 200 series bearings Angular contact steel & ceramic 300 series […]

How to Search for the Bearings You Need

How to Use Our Site to Search for the Bearings You Need At Alpine Bearing, you can conduct your bearing search by product number or bearing type. Here’s how. Search by product number Go to the home page, https://alpinebearing.com/ Type the product number into the search bar on the top right of the page. Hit […]

Alpine Bearing and its Massive Inventory Make the World Spin

Photo courtesy Alpine Bearing We’ve discussed preventive maintenance and how taking the right steps ahead of time can save you time and money. While that’s true, sometimes, even in companies with the best maintenance programs, a piece of equipment breaks. When that happens, and your line stops, you need a new part ASAP. For some […]

The Importance of Maintenance: Lubrication

Photo courtesy Pixabay Anyone who uses equipment with moving parts or cooks a meal understands the value of lubrication. You change the oil on your car every three to five thousand miles. You wax your skis to make them glide better on the slopes. You even grease the frying pan before adding the food so […]

EASTEC 2017

On three days in May, Alpine Bearing and hundreds of manufacturing, distribution, and technology firms descended on the Big E (Eastern States Exposition) in West Springfield, Massachusetts for EASTEC, the premier manufacturing event in New England. Hosted by the SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers) and the AMT (Association for Manufacturing Technology), EASTEC hosted over twelve […]

Things My Dad Taught Me

By Jim Levin, President, Alpine Bearing My dad, Robert, had some definite ideas about how to run a business. The customer is always right may sound like a cliché, but that’s how he operated. It was important to him for his customers to get a quality product for a good price. He said, “I’d rather […]

The Problem with Counterfeit Bearings

Does Quality Matter in Bearings? We hear about quality every day, but what does it mean? What’s the point in having the newest and shiniest products available aside from the fact that they’re the newest and shiniest? The best coffee maker might brew the smoothest Colombian Supremo, but will it change our lives? Probably not. […]

Visit Alpine Bearing at EASTEC 2017, Booth #5669

Once again the team at Alpine Bearing will be attending and participating in EASTEC! Stop by our booth, #5669, to chat with Jim, Lenny, JC, or the rest of the team to learn the latest in bearings, new product lines we’re carrying, what’s going on in our clean room and more! The show, New England’s […]

Alpine Bearing Showcases Bearings for Robotics at Mass Innovation Nights

We had a great time the other night displaying and discussing various bearings for robotics at the monthly Mass Innovation Nights “product launch party” and innovation showcase. MIN#97, which took place at the Innovation and Design Building in Boston’s Seaport District, was sponsored by MassTLC, MassRobotics, and Amazon Robotics. The theme, as you may have guessed, […]

Colin Griffin, the Newest Sales Engineer at Alpine Bearing

Colin Griffin, the newest sales engineer at Boston’s Alpine Bearing, is a long way from his first home in California, but he’s happy to be here. A tall, friendly guy, Colin has a genial smile and talks easily. It’s not hard to see that he’d fit in wonderfully in this close-knit company. Colin lives in […]

Dave Coffer, Alpine Bearing’s Man on the (West) Coast

Dave Coffer lives over three-thousand miles from Alpine Bearing‘s headquarters in Boston. He has either the world’s worst commute or the best. Dave maintains it’s the best. After 23 years in the bearing business, he’s in an ideal situation. He works as a sales engineer for Alpine Bearing, from his home in Covington, Washington. We […]