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Bushings and Bearings

 

sn-insert-bearingDurable polymer alloys capable of performing better than brass, bronze or babbitt!

  • Self Lubricating
  • Excellent for impact and shock application
  • Exceptional wear life and resistance to corrosion
  • Low temperature resistance to -80°F
  • Eliminate grease contamination or damage to products

 

When it comes to using plastics for various applications, it may be difficult to determine which material to use, especially with bearings and bushings. Below is a quick overview as to which plastic type is best suited for certain environments however we are happy to help you choose which materials is best, contact us.

 

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PLEASE NOTE: Plastic Clearance/Tolerance is subject to many variables (i.e. Moisture, Cold Heat) when being machined for specific applications. If lubrication is supplied to a plastic bearing, the load and life are greatly increased dependent on the type and volume of lubricant.

 

WHEN TO USE REDCO BEARING MATERIALS

REDCO POLYURETHANES

 

REDCO 750 / 750 XL / SXL

 

REDCO CAST NYLONS

 

REDCO ACETAL

  • Basically the same as nylon except it absorbs considerably less moisture and is slightly harder.

 

REDCO PHENOLICS

  •  Applications where heat, cold, high pressure, impact and velocity are of concern.
  • Absorbs 1% moisture.
  • Approximately 10 000 PSI is near the top of its limitations.
  • Typically used as: Press Roll Bushings, Mitre Box Bushings, Sheave Bearings,High Load Kiln Bearings (30 000+), Boom Pivot Bearings, Barker Bearings.

 

REDCO PTFE

  • Generally used in applications where extreme heat (300+), harsh chemicals, moisture and corrosion are of concern.
  • Approximately 500 PSI is at the top of its limitations dependent on additives.
  • Absorbs no moisture.
  • Typically used as: Veneer Dryer Bearings, Non-stick Rollers, Food Handling and Chemical Parts.
  • PDF Specifications – Hanger Bearings

 

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