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B E A R I N G   E N G I N E E R I N G   S E R V I C E S 

Engineering expertise in motion.
Bearing Consultants help move your business forward.

Our Services

Ball Bearing Cross Section

Bearing Design and  Application Analysis 

Ball and Roller Bearing



Self Aligning Ball Bearing

Specification and

Source Development  

Roller Bearing and Bearing Races

Bearing Inspection

and Measurement

Bearing Design and Application Analysis 

Our team has extensive industry experience in the design and development of bearings for aerospace, medical, semiconductor, automation and robotics, and other industries.  

With our advanced analytical capabilities, we assist engineers, technicians, and manufacturers to meet the challenges of their specific applications. 

Whether you’re evaluating the reliability of existing bearing designs, or designing new systems, our specialized solutions provide valuable data and recommendations to support your decision-making process. 

We work with many types of bearings including

Rolling Element Bearings:

  • Ball Bearing 

  • Cylindrical Roller Bearing 

  • Needle Bearing

Sliding Bearings:

  • Bushings

  • Spherical Plain Bearings

  • Metal to Metal

Ball Bearing Cross Section

Failure Analysis 

Bearing operating conditions are many times very complex and identifying the root causes of premature bearing failure can be difficult. 

We utilize our expertise to investigate and diagnose bearing failures.  

Our team meticulously examines factors such as loading conditions, speed, lubrication quality, material defects, and operating environment influences to uncover the underlying issues behind the failure.

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Specification and Source Development 

We understand the challenges involved in sourcing bearings from reliable suppliers. 

Whether you need standard bearings or custom solutions, we will help to determine the sources that best fit your requirements.

With our comprehensive knowledge of bearing design and manufacturing, we can help you navigate the complexities of bearing selection. 

Based on your needs, we can work with you at any phase of your development cycle to identify the best possible fit for your project. 

We also can help you identify USA sources.  It can be difficult to find domestic sources that meet your application and budgetary requirements.  We have worked with many domestic bearing suppliers and will help you navigate the source selection in order to meet your requirements.

Bearing Components

Bearing Inspection and Measurment

Bearing Measurement

Our comprehensive measurement services provide precise and reliable data on critical parameters such as:​

  • Bearing dimensions 

  • Radial play 

  • Axial play

  • Contact Angle

  • Surface roughness  

  • Starting and running torque

  • Preload and stiffness

We provide detailed inspection reports, including measurements, photographs, and recommendations for any necessary actions, and guide you through the interpretation of the inspection and measurement data.

About Us

We work with our clients to help them with challenging bearing applications. 

Our team has decades of experience in the bearing industry working with major clients in the aerospace, medical, semiconductor, and other critical industries.

We use our experience and analytical tools to review customer applications and work with them to find the best solution to their particular needs.

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Bearing Consultants, LLC
12 Ridgeland Road

Smithfield, RI 02917

Phone: 603-369-3044
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