Metal Detectable Polymer Bearings enhance food safety.

Press Release Summary:

Featuring metal-detectable construction, Poly-Round® polymer plane bearings directly interchange with industry standard mounted bearings and do not have any balls, grease, cage, or seals. Clean-operating design carries USDA acceptance. Further food safety for edible products is enhanced when these bearings are made from ON metal detectable, x-ray detectable, and optically detectable blue polymer. Parts are available in shaft sizes from ½–1 7/16 in. in machined or cast stainless housings.


Original Press Release:

Metal Detectable Polymer Bearings from EDT Enhance Food Safety

Vancouver, Washington, USA

EDT Corp, the Process Floor Bearing Solution Experts, has introduced the first ever metal detectable Poly-Round® bearings.  Poly-Round® bearings are polymer plane bearings that directly interchange with industry standard mounted bearings, and have no balls, no grease, no cage, no seals.  These features make them clean-operating – so much so that they are the only USDA-accepted bearings available.  When made of EDT’s ‘ON’ metal detectable, x-ray detectable and optically detectable blue polymer, food safety of edible products is further enhanced.

Metal detectable Poly-Round® bearings are especially beneficial in applications directly over or near food product zones.  The metal detectable characteristics of ‘ON’ polymer aid in the detection and recovery of foreign materials, should a failure occur.  EDT’s metal detectable Poly-Round® bearings are available in shaft sizes from 1/2” to 1-7/16”, in all styles of machined- or cast- stainless housings.

For more information, go to www.edtcorp.com/docs/product_literature/metal-detectable-flyer.pdf, or contact your EDT representative.

About EDT Corp
EDT Corp is an American bearing manufacturer that specializes in bearings for all areas of the process floor, from receiving to shipping. EDT’s Poly-Round® Solution® bearings, Radial Poly-Round® bearings, Type E Solution® bearings, QuiKlean® integrated stand-off and KleanCap® screw are all products designed with food safety as the primary consideration. EDT Corp’s complete catalog, and cost savings illustrations, can be found online at www.edtcorp.com.

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