Press Release Summary:
GRAPHALLOYÂ® 845PTB series, available for conveyors with closely spaced rolls or other confined area applications, has self-aligning design and is available in Â½-2 in. shaft sizes. Self-lubricating products interchange with most ball bearing pillow blocks and work in temperatures from -400 to +1,000Â°F. Able to survive harsh chemicals and wash down applications, products do not swell when submerged or deform under load. FDA accepted grades are available.
Original Press Release:
GRAPHALLOY® Pillow Blocks for Confined Area Applications
Yonkers, NY August 30, 2004...A new standard line GRAPHALLOY pillow blocks are available for conveyors with closely spaced roll or other confined area applications. Featuring self-aligning design, GRAPHALLOY 845PTB series pillow blocks are offered in shaft sizes from 1/2 inch through 2 inch, and interchange with most standard ball bearing pillow blocks. Self-lubricating GRAPHALLOY requires no grease or oil and works in temperatures -400° F to + 1000° F. GRAPHALLOY survives harsh chemicals including wash down applications. It does not swell when submerged or deform under load and retains close operating tolerance regardless of temperature changes. FDA accepted grades are available. GRAPHALLOY pillow blocks help lower maintenance costs, improve productivity and reduce downtime. Typical applications include ovens/furnaces, conveyors, dryers, submersed screen, food processing and more.
Graphite Metallizing produces a wide array of graphite/alloy bearings serving aerospace, automotive, chemicals, electronics, fertilizer, pipelines, plating and printing, refining, pharmaceutical and sewage treatment markets. Products include bushings, flange bearings, hanger bearings, pillow blocks, seals, thrust washers, wheel assemblies, and electrical contacts, brushes, slip rings and binding posts.
The company has received ISO 9000-2001 certification.