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Less Friction = Less Risk in Mills

  Friction is a liability in a sawmill. Not only can it cause excess wear and tear on equipment leading to increased down time, but it can also lead to sparks and breakage, which in a mill, can be deadly. While most mills have converted to lower friction chain beds like those made of urethane,…
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Designing Sheaves and Bearings with Nylon

Understanding the key considerations when designing a sheave or bearing with nylon is crucial for a successful installation and long part life. We're here to help you with onsite/online training: Cast Nylon-6 and Performance Plastics Recommendations Sheave Design Bearing Design Markets and Applications Machining & Fabrication Tips Our Sheave Design Manual is also available online.…
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Why Use a Nylon Bearing?

Nylatech Nylon Bearings are lighter than steel and have excellent wear resistance with a high load capacity. Switching to a nylon bearing doesn't have to be a trial. We have experience with a variety of applications that take the guess-work out of replacing traditional materials with Nylatech Nylon. Click here to download this short presentation…
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