Bartlett Bearing Company Wins AEGIS Bearing Protection Ring Distributor of the Year Award

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Electro Static Technology is pleased to announce that Bartlett Bearing Co. won the 2009 Distributor of the Year award. This award recognizes outstanding sales and superior customer service of AEGIS™ Bearing Protection ring technology.

AEGIS Distributor of the Year Award

The staff at Bartlett Bearing Co. are proven experts in solving these problems and providing sound technical advice, a key ingredient to outstanding distribution and sales.

Electro Static Technology is pleased to announce that Bartlett Bearing Co. won the 2009 Distributor of the Year award. This award recognizes outstanding sales and superior customer service of AEGIS™ Bearing Protection ring technology. The Distributor of the Year Award was presented to Gayle Musser, the owner of Bartlett Bearing at their headquarters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Bartlett Bearing Company, Inc. is a family-owned, independent distributor of bearings and repair parts for electro-mechanical facilities nationwide. Their product offering has included the AEGIS shaft grounding ring technology for five years, ever since the product was introduced to the market.

AEGIS technology is designed for use when variable frequency drives (VFDs) are used to control electric motors. The VFD induces destructive voltages on the motor shaft which discharge through the motor bearings or bearings in attached equipment. These discharges cause fusion craters on the bearing race walls. Over time, this can lead to noise, vibration, bearing failure, and catastrophic motor failure.

The AEGIS™ SGR shaft grounding ring channels these harmful VFD-induced shaft currents safely to ground. Unlike conventional grounding brushes, the SGR is maintenance-free and works with virtually no friction or wear for the service life of the motor.

“We rely on the outstanding team at Bartlett Bearing to deliver both expert advice in solving bearing current issues which AEGIS technology is designed to address and exceptional customer service to the motor repair market” said Adam Willwerth, EST’s Sales and Marketing Manager, “The staff at Bartlett Bearing Co. are proven experts in solving these problems and providing sound technical advice, a key ingredient to outstanding distribution and sales.”

With a wide stock of AEGIS rings ready for delivery, usually within one day, all Bartlett Bearing locations including Philadelphia, PA, Gastonia, NC, Hebron, KY and their newest branch located in Pelham, AL provide rapid service and delivery of AEGIS parts as they are needed by their customers
Bartlett Bearing Company, Inc. is devoted to electro-mechanical repair and is a highly valued resource for turf equipment, press roller repair, industrial user accounts, the printing industry, and OEM's (Original Equipment Manufacturers). Call toll free at 800-523-3382.

Electro Static Technology is the global leader in the elimination and/or mitigation of induced electrical charges on rotating and moving surfaces. Electro Static Technology manufactures the patented technology AEGIS™ SGR shaft-grounding ring for the electric motors and generators and is a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a $16 billion diversified manufacturing company with operations in 44 countries.

For more information, contact: Electro Static Technology, 31 Winterbrook Road, Mechanic Falls, ME 04256, Toll-Free: 1-866-738-1857, TEL: (207) 998-5140, FAX: (207) 998-5143, http://www.est-aegis.com.

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