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Kaydon makes the news with contributions to NASA Curiosity rover



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Muskegon, Michigan, USA...When NASA's Curiosity rover landed successfully on Mars earlier this month, it made international news—with a local twist. Kaydon's Reali-Slim® bearings are helping the rover move and collect material samples, which caught the attention of West Michigan's WXMI-TV FOX17.

Rob Roos, senior product engineer, and Scott Hansen, vice president of manufacturing, were featured on FOX17 news on August 14, explaining what makes Kaydon thin-section bearings the ideal choice for the rover.

Kaydon Bearings is a leading global manufacturer of standard and custom thin section bearings, high-level bearing assemblies, and slewing ring bearings for a wide range of manufacturing and process applications. The division is also a major supplier of remanufactured and new replacement bearings.

Kaydon Corporation is a leading designer and manufacturer of custom-engineered, performance-critical products, supplying a broad and diverse group of alternative-energy, industrial, aerospace, medical, and electronic equipment, and aftermarket customers.