Product Announcement from RBC Bearings
LUBRON TR slide bearing assemblies consist of an upper and a lower bearing component, and are available in sets of PTFE/PTFE or PTFE/SS.
PTFE/PTFE Slide Bearings -
upper and lower PTFE bearing components capable of sliding movement unrestricted in any single plane direction. Both PTFE bearing components consist of a PTFE resin sheet bonded to either carbon steel, stainless steel, elastomer or fabric pads.
PTFE/SS Slide Bearings - upper stainless steel component and lower PTFE bearing component capable of sliding movement unrestricted in any single plane direction. The upper sole plate component typically consists of a 1/8" (3.2mm) thick ASTM A240 Type 304 stainless steel sheet full perimeter welded to carbon steel. The sole plate sliding surface shall be polished to a maximum 10 microinch (0.25 micrometer) finish. The lower PTFE bearing component consist of a PTFE resin sheet permanently bonded to either carbon steel, stainless steel, elastomer or fabric pads. LUBRON TR PTFE bearing components may be procured separately, although we strongly recommend purchasing both the upper and lower components to assure optimum performance and reliability.