- spherical bearings
- engineering plastics
- friction material
- insulation material
Civil works are operated on a daily basis and have many moving parts. Lift bridges and locks are equipped with sliding bearings, brake parts, friction materials and spherical bearings.
The spherical bearings below a lock gate are subjected to many forces on a daily basis. To replace such bearings requires the lock to be out of commission for a longer period of time. The reduced lock capacity results in many delays for shipping traffic. The spherical bearings must therefore have a long service life.
Spherical bearings – innovation
To improve the strength of spherical bearings, we succeeded in having the fibres in the bottom part run in a horizontal direction and the fibres in the upright part in a vertical direction. This way the horizontal, as well as the vertical forces are absorbed, thus guaranteeing a longer service life.
We supply brake components, spherical bearings, sliding bearings, friction materials and sliding sections for lift and swing bridges. In short, all these moving parts require high-quality plastic components, so that road, rail and water-based traffic experiences the least possible disruption.