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Q&A: Can you suggest a maintenance-free bearing for a quarry application?

November 18, 2014

CJ Bearings - A maintenance-free bearing for quarry applicationsToday’s question comes straight from our Ask the Experts portal. An engineer needs maintenance-free bearings for a high-load/low-speed application on the pivot points of a gate valve which is used to dispense crushed aggregate in a limestone quarry. Whether you call it a maintenance-free bearing, zero-maintenance, or even self-lubricating, plastic bearings offer many benefits for a quarry environment.

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