What is turcite X?
Turcite® X is a fluoropolymer based material designed for low load and high speed applications, and is easily machined. It is a very structurally stable material because of its low expansion properties. Typical applications are bearings and bushings.
Who makes Turcite?
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions
Machine Tool Specialty Components Group supplies the original Turcite® manufactured by Trelleborg Sealing Solutions. For over 30 years Busak Shamban (now known as Trelleborg Sealing Solutions) has manufactured high quality thermoplastic bearings and friction-reducing materials that are specified by OEMs world-wide.
What is Turcite made of?
What is Turcite? Turcite is an engineering plastic with low friction properties. It is also heat and chemical resistant with excellent wear characteristics. Turcite is made from a combination of Acetal and PTFE resins and available in A, B, and X varieties.
What is Turcite B coating?
OVERVIEW of Turcite® B Slydway Sheet Turcite® B is a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) based bearing material with low friction for machine tool industry linear bearing applications. Turcite B comes in 12″ and 24″ wide rolls, or custom cut to your specifications.
What is Rulon material?
Rulon® J is an all-polymeric reinforced, dull gold colored PTFE compound that operates exceptionally well against soft mating surfaces such as 316 stainless steel, aluminum, mild steel, brass and other plastics. The unique “shaft friendly” material is also low in friction and wear, and self-lubricating.
What is Rulon used for?
Rulon® products are used in bearing and seal applications at temperatures from -400° F to 500° F with and without supplemental lubricants. Rulon® products are unique in that they do not cause stick-slip, or erratic low-speed motion.
Is Rulon a PTFE?
Rulon® is the trade name for a family of proprietary PTFE fluoropolymer compounds and other inert ingredients. This family of materials offers the combination of high compressive strengths, low coefficient of friction, and excellent abrasion and corrosion resistance while running without lubrication.
Is Rulon FDA approved?
Rulon® 1439 | FDA Compliant and Lowest Wear Another of our FDA-compliant materials, Rulon 1439 excels in submerged applications. Its unique properties enable excellent wear in food and pharmaceutical bearing applications.
What is Rulon made of?
Rulon® is a proprietary, homogeneous material made primarily of PTFE-based resins engineered and developed for specific applications. The Rulon® family of materials combines high compressive strength, a low coefficient of friction, and excellent abrasion and corrosion resistance running without lubrication.
Why do we need hand scraping?
Hand scraping will ensure tight tolerances are preserved and guarantees a level, even and smooth surface. With hand scraping, areas are created which will better hold lubrication and lessen friction between two mating surfaces.
What is the purpose of hand scraping metal?
Hand scraping is the process of using either a manual or motor-driven scraping blade to remove very small amounts of metal from a precision surface to eliminate high spots left behind by the machining process. This provides a flat, accurate bearing surface onto which machine components can be mounted.
Is Rulon J FDA approved?
Rulon® 1439 | FDA Compliant and Lowest Wear Its unique properties enable excellent wear in food and pharmaceutical bearing applications. With a white, stain-resistant color, the material is aesthetically pleasing, and promotes sanitation.
How does hand scraping work?
Why do my brakes feel crunchy?
If your brakes emit a sharp grinding sound while braking, it’s likely that the brake disc and the caliper are rubbing together. The sound is usually heard when you stop your car, but you may also feel the brake pedal rumble as you step on it.
What is Rulon J material?
Rulon® J is an all-polymeric reinforced, light brown colored PTFE compound that operates exceptionally well against soft mating surfaces such as 316 stainless steel, aluminum, mild steel, brass and other plastics. The unique “shaft friendly” material is also low in friction and wear and is self lubricating.
Can I spray brake cleaner on hot rotors?
Before beginning, consider laying down some shop rags or containers to catch the dirty runoff, and, as always, get your eye protection on. The spray will be safe for your calipers, pads and rotors, so you can apply it liberally to all these components.
Why do my brakes only grind sometimes?
The most common problem that causes a grinding noise in a car’s braking system is that the brake pads or shoes have worn out and the metal backing of the brake pad is contacting the surface of the rotor.
What color is Rulon J?
Rulon® J is an all-polymeric reinforced, light brown colored PTFE compound that operates exceptionally well against soft mating surfaces such as 316 stainless steel, aluminum, mild steel, brass and other plastics.
What is turcite® X?
Turcite® X was engineered low load, high speed applications. Is has a long service life and an exceptionally low coefficient of friction. Minimal hygroscopic characteristics and low thermal expansion properties make Turcite® X a structurally stable material.
What is the standard size of a turcite?
Standard Shapes and Forms. Turcite® A: 1/4″ – 6″ diameter. Turcite® X: 1/4″ – 3-1/2″ diameter. Turcite® B Slydway: See Size Chart under Technical Specifications. The range of sizes and shapes are grade specific, please contact us for more information.
What is turcite® B slydway?
Turcite® B Slydway is a linear bearing material used in machine tools to improve efficiency through low friction and reduced stick-slip effect in transitions while maintaining positioning accuracy and vibration damping. Need More Help? Call Us 1-888-995-7767
What is Aetna turcite?
Aetna Plastics CorpProducts. Services…Solutions Turcite® is an internally lubricated, acetal-based material (with properties similar to those of Delrin AF) designed for applications with demanding wear and friction requirements. Turcite® creates little friction, is heat and chemical resistant, and exhibits excellent wear characteristics.