Steel Manufacturing Blog: Keeping it Steel

Slide Bearing Operating Temperature

Posted on Wed, Dec 20, 2017 @ 08:45 AM

When designing a Teflon® or Fluorogold® Slide Bearing, one of the factors that sometimes gets overlooked is the maximum operating temperature the bearing assembly will function at. Standard Structural Steel expansion type joints don’t develop the heat required for temperature to be a concern, but many specialized applications do. Steam Lines, Furnaces, Ovens, etc. all present environments that can compromise a standard FC-1010-CS slide bearing.

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Tags: Slide Bearings, Bearings