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Definition Nylon bearing

Nylon bearings are plain bearings that are moulded from the material nylon. Similar to plastic plain bearings they do not require maintenance or lubrication, are hard wearing and have low coeficients of friction. Nylon bearings are used in a wide variety of applications all over the world such as in automotives, machine tools, aircraft etc. The advantages of nylon and plastic plain bearings are that they are a low cost alternative to conventional steel bearings.

Plastic plain bearings are an alternative to nylon bearings.

Example of a plastic bearing

 

Nylon bearing alternatives

igus® plastic plain bearings are a low cost alternative to nylon bearings. For more information click the link provided.