TEX-MAS®

Solid Bronze Bushing with glued in PTFE fabric on the sliding layer, also available in stainless steel, Maintenance-free

Technical details TEX-MAS®

  • Specific load capacity static ≤420 [N/mm2]
  • Specific load capacity dynamic ≤180 [N/mm2]
  • Sliding speed ≤0,16 [m/s]
  • Friction value 0,03 [µ] to 0,07 [µ]
  • Temperature strain -50 [°C] to +150 [°C] (shortly up to +180)
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Materials

  • Support material Bronze or Stainless Steel
  • Sliding layer PTFE Fibre Fabric
  • Standard bronze alloy CuSn12, but other alloys are also available depending on application
    Standard stainless steel SS304, but other alloys are also available depending on application

Tolerance details

  • Housing Ø H7
  • Bushing inner-Ø after mounting H8
  • Shaft tolerance depending on the application

Shaft material

  • Hardened steel, chrome-plates materials 45-50 HRC, surface finish <0.8 Ra

Properties

  • TEX-MAS® has very good sliding abilities with a low friction value. No stick-slip effect and no moisture expansion. very good wear resistance.

Range of application

  • Hydro turbines, butterfly valves, paper industry

Maintenance

  • TEX-MAS® is a maintenance-free material, lubrication is not necessary.

Mounting advise

  • Housing – Ø: Mounting bevel, min. 1,5 mm x 15-45°
  • Shaft: Mounting bevel, 5 mm x 15°, edges rounded
  • Force fitting mandrel: The application of an adequate force fitting mandrel is advisable.

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Materials

Support material Bronze or Stainless Steel
Sliding layer PTFE Fibre Fabric
Standard bronze alloy CuSn12, but other alloys are also available depending on application
Standard stainless steel SS304, but other alloys are also available depending on application