Papers Invited for Rolling Element Bearings Symposium

May 11, 2010—

The 2011 ASTM International Symposium on Roller Element Bearings is accepting papers. The symposium is sponsored by the ASTM International Committee F34 on Rolling Element Bearings; it is held in conjunction with the April 2011 standards developments meetings of the committee, April 13-15, 2011, at the Marriott Anaheim in Anaheim, CA.

The symposium provides an international forum for information exchange on recent achievements in bearing technology. It will begin with a roundtable session discussing the testing methods and specifications of ASTM Committee F34, followed by a series of papers presented by leading experts. A Bearing Technology Exhibit will be held and consists of a series of booths displaying different products, the latest bearing advances, manufacturing capabilities, materials, products that influence bearings and more.

Attendees include bearing manufacturers, bearing users, bearing parts manufacturers, lubricant, customers and consultants.

Interested presenters or authors must submit a 250-300 word abstract online ( by August 31, 2010. Accepted papers will be established by October 31. Symposium presenters are required to submit their papers to the Journal of ASTM International (JAI), unless officially exempted by the symposium co-chairs. JAI is an online, peer-reviewed journal for the international scientific and engineering community. 

Hannah Sparks