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Industrial Distributor of abrasives, band saws, bearings, bronze bushings & materials, cable ties, carbide, chemicals & cutting fluids, conveyor components, cutting tools, fasteners, engineered plastic sheet, rod, tube & film, hanger bearings, gaskets, gears, hand tools, heat shrink tubing, machinery, material handling, measuring tools, plant equipment, plastic components, power tools, power transmission products, pulleys, roller chain, router bits, safety products, saw blades, screw conveyors, sheaves, spill kits, tool storage, welded chain, welding supplies and workholdings. Offering services: gaskets, gear cutting, machine guards, plastic fabrication, plastic machining, plastic welding and swiss screw machining.
NYLON MD FLANGE BUSHING
B.I.R.S. Machine & Supply custom machined Nylon MD flange bushings are perfect to replace
bronze and other steel flange bushings.
Nylon is one of the most widely used plastics in the world, especially as a bearing, bushing and wear material. Nylons are frequently used as replacements for bronze, brass, aluminum, steel and other metals, as well as other plastics, wood, and rubber. Nylons offer extremely good wear resistance, coupled with high tensile strength and modulus of elasticity. They also have high impact resistance, a high heat distortion temperature, and resist wear, abrasion, and vibration. In addition, nylons can withstand sustained contact with a wide variety of chemicals, alkalies, dilute acids or oxidizing agents.
Another important factor, both economically and mechanically, is the relative light weight of nylon -- approximately 1/8 the weight of bronze, 1/7 the weight of cast iron, and 1/2 the weight of aluminum -- which reduces both the inertial and static loads and eases the handling of large components during maintenance or replacement procedures.