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Rudder and stern tube bearings, strut cutlass, drum roller, winch clavit
Marine

Vesconite and Vesconite Hilube pump bearings, ideal for long life as lineshaft, pump bowl and stuffing box bearings. Used in vertical turbine, sump, centrifugal pumps, vertical spindle and wear rings. Low friction and able to run dry.
Pumps

Solve rail wear problems, bogie centre pedestal, horn check liners, suspension bushes
Rail


Mining

Trunnion, suspension, walking beam kingpin and shackle bushes
Suspension Systems

 

Vesconite for king pin bushes on forklift
Vesconite bushes solve needle roller bearing problems in forklift kingpins under difficult conditions.

Forklift steer axles typically are factory fitted with needle roller kingpin bearings. These bearings are prone to wear especially in dirty environments.

Due to the slight oscillations of the kingpins, these bearings can see high static impact loads causing premature bearing failure.

Kingpin assembly

Steer axle

Vesconite was installed on a 2.5 ton Yale forklift working in a metal recycling plant. Vesconite replaced the kingpin bushes and kingpin thrust rings. The forklift truck worked 3 shifts per day, often over broken concrete sections.

Vesconite kingpin bushes and thrust rings

The factory fitted OEM needle roller bearings lasted 2 months under these conditions.

Vesconite kingpin bushes inspected after 4½ years of operation were still fine.

Vesconite offers a long life even when lubrication is not reliable.

Vesconite – better than the original.

Updated Aug 23 2002

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