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Want to eliminate dry bearings? Follow this one key tip!

August 4, 2015

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How can I eliminate dry bearings and the constant maintenance they require?

This is a question we hear quite often; particularly from manufacturers using bronze bearings. And the simple answer is that dry bearings can be eliminated by simple changing from traditional bronze to self-lubricating polymer bearings. Here’s how they work:

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Q& A: What are the advantages of dry bearings in medical applications?

March 3, 2015

What are the advantages of dry bearings in medical applications?

Reading the recent news about contaminated medical instruments, I was reminded of the sanitation advantages that dry bearings (also known as self-lubricating bearings) can bring to the medical industry. In an era when “superbugs” are a growing concern, dry-running bearings offer superior hygiene and sanitation over metal bearings. Here are just a few advantages:

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