Vesconite Hilube Wear Rings Save Money for Pump OEM

Vesconite Hilube Saves Energy Costs for Pump OEM The installation of Vesconite Hilube wear rings can result in electricity savings that more-than-pay for the wear ring. This was the result of a study by a large pump original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that compared energy usage on a typical submersible pump when Vesconite Hilube wear rings … Continue reading Vesconite Hilube Wear Rings Save Money for Pump OEM

Vesconite Steps Up to Help During Coronavirus Pandemic

A message from one of Gallagher’s valued suppliers: Vesconite Willing to Manufacture Ventilators The Coronavirus is likely to result in a need for hundreds of thousands of ventilators worldwide: data shows 5-10 % of people infected need to be supported on ventilators for two to three weeks. Vesconite has extensive machining capabilities. With 70 CNC … Continue reading Vesconite Steps Up to Help During Coronavirus Pandemic

Vesconite Bushings Ensure Glue Pump Restarts Successfully After Down Time

One of Vesconite’s customers, a large independent polyurethane and plastic foam manufacturer, restarted an important gear pump without difficulty after the company’s closed period from December through January. This gear pump is used to pump glue to rebound foam chips. Because it pumps viscous adhesive liquid at one of the company’s two chip plants, the … Continue reading Vesconite Bushings Ensure Glue Pump Restarts Successfully After Down Time

Vesconite Bearings Expands into 3D Printing Industry

Changing Bushings to Vesconite A UK manufacturer of brackets for electrical equipment has changed its 3D printer bushings to Vesconite bearings. The manufacturer had previously used roller bearings on its two Prusa 3D printers, but had found that roller bearings wore away the printer rods. They also required regular greasing, which limited production uptime and … Continue reading Vesconite Bearings Expands into 3D Printing Industry

Vesconite Bushings Fitted to Guinness World Record Steam Train

About Vesconite’s Hilube Internally-lubricated, the ultra-low friction Hilube polymer has no stick-slip, doesn’t swell and provides a wear life ten times that of bronze. It machines to +/-0.001″, making it ideal for applications with tight tolerances. Breaking World Records with Hilube The team that was awarded the Guinness World Record in 2017 for the longest … Continue reading Vesconite Bushings Fitted to Guinness World Record Steam Train

Vesconite Hitemp 150 FG – Development of a Food Grade Polymer

Vesconite, a market leader in grease-free polymer bushings and wear materials, has developed a food-grade, high-temperature, abrasion-resistant bearing poloymer. The polymer is known as Hitemp 150 FG (food grade), and its name signifies that it can be used in applications that run at temperatures up to 150ºC and in which food contact is incidental or … Continue reading Vesconite Hitemp 150 FG – Development of a Food Grade Polymer

Vesconite Bearings – Three Dakar Rallies With No Grease

The Dakar Rally – What is it? The Dakar Rally (or simply “The Dakar”) is an annual rally raid organized by the Amaury Sport Organisation. Since its inception in 1977, most races took place from Paris, France, to Dakar, Senegal. But due to security threats in Mauritania, which led to the cancellation of the 2008 … Continue reading Vesconite Bearings – Three Dakar Rallies With No Grease

Long Lead Times for Thordon? Try Vesconite – Available for delivery… NOW!

In 2018, Vesconite Bearings made a commitment to the U.S. market, increasing its readily available stock of Vesconite polymers and Vesconite Hilube in order to deliver quickly to customers. Vesconite Bearings manufactures two main product types: Vesconite is a specialised hard-wearing thermopolymer designed for challenging operating conditions, Vesconite gives up to 10 times the life of … Continue reading Long Lead Times for Thordon? Try Vesconite – Available for delivery… NOW!

Vesconite Superlube Load Pads Show Little Wear After Two Years

Six Vesconite Superlube load pads that have been recovered from South African rail parastatal Transnet’s Sishen-Saldanha-line bogies show little wear after two years of use. This is according to Dr Jean-Patrick Leger, the CEO of Vesconite Bearings, which makes the polymer load pads that are installed on railway bogies - the metal structures on which … Continue reading Vesconite Superlube Load Pads Show Little Wear After Two Years

Vesconite Sliding Wear Plates Operate Beyond 1300 Hours

Test-work on Vesconite polymer sliding wear plates have shown promising results on a crawler drill that is employed at a zinc project in the Northern Cape, South Africa. The wear plates were installed on the rotary head slide of a drill that carries out exploration drilling at the mine from which the goal is to … Continue reading Vesconite Sliding Wear Plates Operate Beyond 1300 Hours