About Babbitt Bearing Company (bbc)

Babbitt Bearing Company was founded in 1945 in San Jose, California. bbc has been providing many industries repair and manufacturing services for over 80 years. Starting with automotive bearing and crankshaft repair and food processing equipment manufacture and repair, bbc soon moves forward to provide services to many of the new industries starting up at the time in the Silicon Valley. Plasma flame spray of Space Shuttle components, industrial hard chrome plating and precision grinding of magnetic tape rolls to twin wire arc spray and plasma flame spray of semiconductor components are some of projects completed in the early years.

Currently bbc provides repair and manufacturing services to a wide array of industries including; solar equipment manufacturing, semiconductor industry, aviation industry, food processing equipment manufacturing and many more.

bbc services include industrial hard chrome plating, precision grinding, CNC machining, thermal flame spray including plasma flame spray, flame spray, twin wire arc spray, welding including MIG, TIG and ARC, non destructive testing, cast Babbitt, honing and dynamic balance.

bbc maintains its decade’s old reputation of providing professional and quality repair and manufacturing services for research and development, prototype or production.

bbc is an FAA approved Repair Station; Repair Station #BK3R400L.

bbc Limited Ratings - Specialized Services: Rating:


Chrome Plating

AMS 2460 & AMS 2406 as revised

Metal Spray / Plasma Spray

AMS 2437 as revised

Magnetic Particle Inspection

ASTM E 1444 as revised

Penetrant Inspection

ASTM E 1417 as revised

bbc will provide quality products and services that meet or exceed customer requirements.

bbc has an established mission to continue superior service to our customers. The established mission will be realized with the continued support of management and employees.