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Feature: The Ball Bearing Industry Rolls to ASTM
by Peter Ward

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Ball bearings are usedin myriad industrial and consumer products. Manufacturers and procurers that formerly standardized rolling element bearings under the aegis of a DoD working group have come to ASTM to meet their standards development needs. The feature article covers the market for ball bearings, affected ASTM technical committees, and standards development plans of the new Main Committee F34. //