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Plastic Bearings and Bushings

Product Announcement from CoorsTek

Tetralon™ Plain Polymer Bearings and Bushings - Meet the Challenge of Severe-Duty Environments

The use of engineering polymers in dynamic load-bearing applications has helped revolutionize virtually all mechanical products. New product designs are continually pushing the limits of engineered plastic materials. CoorsTek consistently evaluates and researches new, advanced polymers to ensure optimal performance in next-generation product applications. We provide quick-turn prototypes; low-volume machined to high-volume injection molded components in most bearing-grade materials.

Tetralon Plain Polymer Bearings and Bushings are available in the following geometries:

Plastic Sleeve Bearings
Plastic Flanged Bearings
Plastic Thrust Washers


  • High temperature capability
  • Chemically resistant
  • Low friction
  • Near zero moisture absorption
  • Low and high load grades
  • Maintenance free
  • Self lubricating
  • Wear resistant
  • Lightweight
  • Wash down resistant
  • High PV grades
  • USDA and FDA compliant
  • Easily machined
  • Maintenance free
  • Non galling


  • Aircraft components
  • Oven and dryer bearings
  • Medical device, biomedical
  • Semiconductor
  • Electro-mechanical
  • Bottle or can conveying and handling
  • Pulp and paper bearings
  • Food handling
  • Chemical and mineral bearings
  • Timber and steel handling
  • Military and Defense
  • Marine and Underwater
  • Oil and seismic
  • Robotics
  • Transportation