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Barden Profile

IBSCO carries Barden Precision Bearings, including:


  • Angular contact bearings, including radial, single row, double direction and super precision bearings

  • Deep groove ball bearings, including radial, single row and super precision bearings

  • Cylindrical roller bearings.


Barden Precision Bearing products are used for instrument and spindle bearing applications and meet or exceed ABEC-7 or ABEC-9 specifications. They are used for machine tool and processing applications that require precision performance under high speed, demanding environments.


Barden was founded in 1942 by Theodore Barth and Carl Norden to manufacture precision bearings for the Norden bombsight. In 1991, Barden became affiliated with FAG, and today the Barden/FAG line of bearings represents the aircraft and super-precision product line for Schaeffler.


Recognized as an industry leading producer of super-precise/super-critical tolerances, Barden Precision Bearing is recognized as a world leader in design and manufacturing.


IBSCO’s application specialists have in-depth knowledge of Barden Bearings and work closely with each customer to select the best bearing to meet your super-precision instrument and spindle ball bearing requirements. Our specialists are supported by our turnkey services including clean room manufacturing, material traceability and documentation, lubrication services, packaging and inventory management. Our manufacturing processes are certified to AS9100/AS9120/ISO 9001 and meet the highest industry standards for aircraft, instrument and military applications. We understand that the performance of your products is dependent on the quality of the components used and are committed to providing the best selection and superior products.


IBSCO is dedicated to total customer satisfaction and holds itself to the highest quality standards. For the past 30 years, we have provided superior solutions for industrial applications. Call today to see how we can exceed your expectations.

Call 800.231.6480 or email

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