Thomson introduces Food Grade FluoroNyliner Bushing Bearings.
Thomson Food Grade FluoroNyliner Bushing Bearings feature a non-magnetic 303
Stainless Steel corrosion resistant sleeve with a self lubricating liner that
is FDA and USDA compliant, enabling them to excel in challenging food
processing, pharmaceutical, and medical applications. They are offered in open
and closed types, with specific machining options available to satisfy unique
“By eliminating the need for ball bearings, these food grade
bushing bearings can operate on soft shafting such as Thomson ‘corrosion proof’
316 Stainless Steel or Ultra Light Aluminum LinearRace shafting to deliver
exceptionally long life and reliable operation in washdown environments,” says
Tom Dwyer, Business Unit Manager, Thomson Linear Bearings & Guides.
Thomson Food Grade Fluoronyliner Bushing bearings feature
robust liner material that can withstand a maximum continuous PV value of
10,000 psi ft/min, can handle high loads with a maximum static pressure value of
1000 psi, and provide maximum no load speeds to 400 ft/min. in temperatures
ranging from -400 up to 385°F. They are available in optional Stainless Steel pillow
block assembles in closed, open, flanged and twin styles, and can be combined
with a wide range of corrosion resistant LinearRace® shafting options,
including 440C and 316 Stainless Steel, Ultra Light aluminum and plated 60
Case, to deliver optimized performance specific to the application requirements.