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Q&A – Machining plastics – what do I need to know?

September 2, 2014

Machining plastics – what do I need to know?This question came into our Ask the Experts portal and it bears repeating. There are many variables when it comes to machining plastics that one must consider, such as thermal expansion, the speeds and feeds of the machine, plus the need to use a coolant ― and choosing the right one ― to prevent melting. 

How can you avoid the machining pitfalls of chipping and threading? 

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TriStar and Rulon: “The Bearings of Summer"

June 25, 2013

Rulon for rollercoastersRulon bearings excel in marine, fishing and amusement park applications

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Q&A - Which Rulon formula is best for a mixing application involving abrasive materials?

June 4, 2013

Pumice Stone - Rulon LRQ: We are working with a client who mixes pumice particles into their liquid ingredients, and they report that exposure to this abrasive material is causing premature wear of the blender bearings.  Is Rulon® a good candidate for this industrial application, and which formula would you recommend?

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Composite and Polymer Pillow Block Bearings

December 11, 2012

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