Greased bearings have a problematic relationship with washdowns. But for applications that need them, washdowns are non-negotiable. Solid lubrication has features that directly combat washdown issues, resulting in higher levels of cleanliness and uptime.
A brief discussion on the common stainless steels used throughout the power transmission industry. Material composition and best uses are also highlighted, as well as why they’re important in a bearing.
A comparison between stainless and thermoplastic mounted bearings, highlighting pros and cons of each, what they have in common, and in what applications each one may excel in.