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Pacamor Kubar Bearings (PKB) Newsletter
August 2009
In This Issue
Dental Bearing Summer Sale
How Are PKB Bearings Made? Where Are They Used?
ISO9001 / AS9100 Certifications
Network with PKB
Useful Technical Links For Bearing Engineers
Quick Links
Quality - Certifications
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Dear Reader,
It's August!  The height of summer happiness.  I hope that you are well and that summer '09 is everything you hoped it would be.
PKB's FAA Certified Aircraft Bearings have been widely accepted by OEMs and FAA repair centers.  PKB's reliable delivery, competitive prices, and excellent quality are a welcome alternative to longer lead time, higher priced brands.  As a result, PKB continues to expand our capabilities to meet ever more demanding requirements from our Aerospace customers. 
The PKB Dental Bearing Summer Sale is running at full speed.  If you didn't receive last month's newsletter and would like a sale flyer, please contact me and I'll send a flyer to you right away.

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Nancy Cogliandro
Call or email me anytime for all your miniature and instrument ball bearings! 
PKB Dental Bearing Summer Sale!!
The PKB Dental Bearing Summer Sale is running at full speed (Steel and Ceramic).  We know that many of you like to place your annual order for dental and medical bearings during this sale.  If you didn't receive last month's newsletter and/or would like a copy of the sale flyer, please contact me and I will send a flyer to you right away.
How Are PKB Bearings Made?  Where Are PKB Bearings Found? 
The Pacamor Kubar Bearings (PKB) quality certified factory is located in Troy, NY.  PKB is ISO 9001:2000 and AS9100:2004 certified.  All PKB bearings are FAA TSO-C149 Aircraft Bearings certified and are appropriately DFARS approved.  PKB maintains an in-house DMIR for expedited deliveries to our aerospace customers.
This video provides a tour of the PKB quality certified factory in Troy, NY:        
This video provides a brief overview of some of the many applications where PKB bearings can be found:   
If you any have trouble viewing the video links, please request a copy of the file. 
Pacamor Kubar Bearings (PKB) Maintains ISO9001/AS9100 Certifications
Pacamor Kubar Bearings (PKB) is pleased to announce that they have successfully passed their ISO 9001:2000 and AS9100:2004 audit.  The quality system assessment was completed at PKB's Troy, New York facility on May 8, 2009, including a review of all special capabilities necessary to develop and/or manufacture miniature and instrument ball bearings for the aerospace industry.

The AS9100 is an Aerospace Industry Specification that is derived from ISO 9001. The AS9100 standard specifies the quality management system requirements for suppliers to the Aerospace Industry.  This standard supplements ISO 9001 by addressing the specific additional expectations of the aerospace industry.
Edward M. Osta, Executive Vice President, states "Maintaining our AS9100 and ISO 9001 Certifications, along with our FAA TSO-C149 Aircraft Bearings Certification, is necessary for PKB's continued growth in this important industry.  ISO 9001:2000 and AS9100:2004 Certifications recognize our Quality System as being on par with the best quality systems in the aerospace industry.  These certifications enhance the confidence of our current customers in our capabilities while providing us access to contracts only obtainable by AS9100 accredited organizations."

Pacamor Kubar Bearings manufactures high performance DFARS compliant miniature and instrument ball bearings for the aerospace, defense, medical, dental, industrial, and commercial industries.  Customers include major aerospace manufacturers and key resellers as well as various national laboratories and prestigious government organizations such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). 
ISO 9001:2000 - AS 9100:2004
PKB provides these industries with precision ball bearings, including those with unique designs and materials used at sub-cryogenic temperatures.
The entire line of PKB products is available direct from the manufacturer by contacting 518-283-8002 (  Pacamor Kubar Bearings offers the right bearing at the right price for all your radial, miniature precision, and instrument applications.
Pacamor Kubar Bearings is a domestic manufacturer of high precision miniature and instrument bearings and offers over 40 years of expertise in radial ball bearings. Located in Troy, NY, Pacamor Kubar Bearings is one of the few American owned and operated miniature and instrument ball bearing manufacturers.
 Aircraft cockpitSocial Networking - All Ball Bearings! All The Time!! 
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PKB is on Twitter
PKB BLOG; comments welcome:
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Useful Technical Links For Bearing Engineers  
Bearing Cross Reference From Other Manufacturers:
Radial Play:  
Bearing Lubrication:
Bearing Installation:
Bearing Life & Load Calculator:  

Technical Pages Index:
How are PKB Bearings Manufactured?  Click here for a PKB factory tour!
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