Supply of PTFE Lined Self-Lubricating Bearings for Swiveling Chair Applications
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Supply of PTFE Lined Self-Lubricating Bearings
TU line of Steel Backed, PTFE-lined self-lubricating bearings.
Original equipment manufacturer (OEM), of special application swiveling chairs.
PROBLEM / CHALLENGE
The manufacturer was using an SAE 841 plain powdered metal bearing in their swiveling chair assemblies. The movement of the seats is generally a slow rotation. The assemblies were initially designed to support an average body weight of 175 lbs. The manufacturer wanted to extend the load range on the swivel bearing / bushing up to 220 lbs. while minimizing costs.
Isostatic's broad line of stock TU steel backed self-lubricating bearings/bushings allowed the customer to extend the load of the product design at a very economical price.
The manufacturer was able to extend the load range on the swivel bearing, allowing it to be applied to a broader range of applications which resulted in increased sales.