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Design Basics: Plastic Bearings

June 26, 2017

A rapidly growing number of industries have replaced traditional metal bearings with advanced plastic materials. However, some engineers without experience with these plastic materials may be reluctant to risk their machinery with an unfamiliar technology.

Inside the Design Basics Guide:

  • The material makeup of self-lubricating plastic bearings
  • Advantages over metal alternatives
  • Common misconceptions about plastic bearings
  • How to properly select and install a plastic bearing
  • and more!
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