Misumi USA, Inc., a provider of fixed and configurable mechanical components for machine building and factory automation systems, recently announced the expansion of its comprehensive portfolio of ball bearings. These components, which reduce rotational friction and support radial and axial loads, are commonly used in machinery and equipment across the agricultural, automotive, aerospace, general industrial, medical device and packaging industries. The new products include deep groove-double shielded, deep groove with flange, deep groove-single shielded, deep groove-double shielded with C3 Clearance, deep groove-contact sealed-stainless steel, deep groove-small-double shielded, deep groove-small-open, one-way clutches, self-aligning ball bearings and deep groove with groove. Selection of ball bearing styles, sizes and material will depend on each end user's design and performance requirements. Complete technical information, specifications, pricing and ordering information on Misumi's comprehensive portfolio are provided in the 2011 Metric Catalog and online at the website below.