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B.I.R.S. Machine & Supply Inc. is a distributor of CIP121 Composite sheet, tube and machined components.
CIP121 Composite is commonly used in general industrial applications, wet or dry, where high shock or edge loading is anticipated. 100% polyester material (textile and resin) with the solid lubricants molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) evenly dispersed throughout the resin system.
Low coefficient of friction
High edge and shock load capabilities
Excellent mechanical strength
Low thermal expansion
Negligible water swell
Anisotropic Properties - Will Vary When Comparing Values Normal or Parallel to Laminate
Compressive Strength, Breaking – ASTM D695 - Normal to Laminate = 50,000 PSI
Compressive Strength, Breaking – ASTM D695 - Parallel to Laminate = 13,500 PSI
CLTE Will Also Vary Based on Laminate Orientation
Not Intended for High Speed Bearing Applications, CIP121 is ideal for High Load & Slow Rotating Speed
Dump Truck Bed Pivot Bearings
Forest Industry (Dirty Environment)
High Impact Bearing Blocks
Wear Slides for Gates
Available Sizes Sheet
Sheet Thickness .125" to 6.000"
Standard Widths 16.000", 24.000" & 32.000"
Standard Lengths 24.000", 36.000", 48.000" & 50.000"
Available Sizes Tube
Maximum Outside Diameter 65.000"
Minimum Inside Diameter 0.500"
Standard Lengths 16.000", 24.000" & 32.000"
B.I.R.S. Machine & Supply
12 Buckelew Bridge Road
Anniston, Alabama 36207
P: (256) 405-5370
F: (256) 831-9057