Q&A Can Composites Replace Bronze Plain Bearings?
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Where metal bearings slip and corrode from extreme vibration, plastics composites reduce friction levels to tolerate even significant shaft misalignment. Composites never need greasing and eliminate concerns of metal-to-metal/bearing-to-bore contact for longer wear and service life. And they reduce noise levels to promote quiet operation.
When you need a heavy-duty bearing for high-vibration environments, look to plastic composites.
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