LM-TARBELL
ADVANCED PLAIN BEARING
SPECIALISTS
1-800-513-3163
Sintered Bronze - Cast Bronze - Cast Bronze Wear Plate

 

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since 1938


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Chrysler's Amplex division was created in 1930 to
manufacture sintered bronze bushings. In 1938,
Chrysler Amplex Division decided to offer this process to general industry and established exclusive regional distributors around the United States. John C. Tarbell was awarded the New England States territory and J.C. Tarbell was founded. He won that competition over a Quincy,
Ma. based company, Boston Gear. The company was originally a storefront operation but quickly
grew to accommodate full machining capabilities. Our original customers were companies like: GE, Pneumatic Scale, Smith & Wesson, Sikorsky
Aircraft and Indian Motorcycles.Today the company is owned by a third generationgrandson, John W. Tarbell. In 1998, J.C. Tarbell merged with another family owned bearing company
( LM76 ) and the company is now LM-Tarbell, Inc.

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LM-Tarbell's 60,000 sq ft facility in E. Longmeadow, Massachusetts. We offer the
latest in machiningcapabilities coupled with an experience base that is without question, one of the most adept in our business.

 

 In 1976, LM-Tarbell was approached by an engineer who was experiencing brinelling issues in an application
 where he was employing a Thomson® Ball Bushing
  in rapid oscillation. LM-Tarbell's successful design of a sleeve-type, direct drop-in replacement bearing - the original drop-in replacement - launched a new linear motion product line for industry and a new company, LM76 Linear Motion Bearings.
 

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