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What Is A Plastic Bearing? | Danaher Specialty Products Blog

Posted by Jim White

Jun 17, 2014 4:34:00 PM

Today we are going to cover what a plastic bearing is and what differentiates Thomson Plastic Bearings from others. If you don't feel like reading today, feel free to watch the video included instead.

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Topics: Marine, Bearings, Office Equipment / Business Machines, Automotive, Lawn and Garden/Power Tools, Nyliners, Custom Solutions

Can Custom Injection Molding Save Costs In The Automotive Industry?

Posted by Jim White

May 22, 2014 2:39:00 PM

Automotive seating is an excellent example of how Thomson custom molded solutions can be used to replace metal and bronze components to reduce costs and improve performance. Our design team at Thomson is currently working in new cost reduction applications for Automotive Seating utilizing our custom wear and friction injection molding/material expertise, specifically to eliminate metal components and consolidate assembly operations.

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Topics: Bearings, Automotive, Fasteners, Nyliners, Custom Solutions, Injection Molding

Difference Between Thomson Engineered Polymer (TEP) 110 and TEP 642

Posted by Jim White

Apr 7, 2014 3:58:14 PM

The use of our Thomson Engineered Polymers (TEP) enable us to effectively mold blends of high compressive strength low friction materials to provide  target Plastic Bearing solutions to application design challenges. Our TEP’s are tough, resilient, water-resistant plastics that provide our customers with low coefficient of friction with-out any secondary lubrication. A common question we receive is, "What is the difference between TEP 110 and TEP 642. Read on to learn the answer...

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Topics: Bearings, Thomson, TEP

High Speed Applications of Thomson Nyliner Bearings

Posted by Jim White

Apr 7, 2014 1:29:25 PM

How are Danaher Thomson Nyliner bearing products used in rotational speed applications? Thomson Nyliner bearings are the ideal alternative to sintered bronze or other metal replacement in high rotational speed applications. Injection molded from quality engineered thermoplastics, our bearings eliminate stick slip and metal on metal contact allowing smooth, accurate, low friction rotary, linear or oscillating motion. Several different basic straight journal and flanged types of bearings are available in a wide range of sizes for immediate shipments.

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Topics: Bearings, Thomson, Automotive, Lawn and Garden/Power Tools

Custom Mold Solutions Result in Metal Replacement Cost Reductions

Posted by Jim White

Apr 3, 2014 1:44:00 PM

Danaher is currently working with several engineering/purchasing departments on new cost reduction applications utilizing our custom wear and friction injection molding/material expertise, specifically to eliminate metal components and consolidate assembly operations.  We have been successful in the replacement of powder metal & bronze components at major Automotive-Marine-Lawn Garden-Appliance manufactures to support our customers cost reduction initiatives.

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Topics: Bearings, Thomson, Automotive, Fasteners, Lawn and Garden/Power Tools, Nyliners, Custom Solutions

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