At Sintex, we have been developing and producing both sliding bearing systems as well as trust bearings for many years based on a corrosion resistant hard metal coating that can be supplied directly on the substrate of a rotor shaft or the trust bearing container.
The hard metal as a bearing part is an advantage in the following cases:
The optimized bearing solutions does always depend on both materials in contact. The hard metal solutions from Sintex can run against aluminium oxide, zirkonium oxide and silicium carbides. An especially high load potential has been observed with silicium carbides. This enables the bearing system to run at higher gliding speeds than other systems.
For a major brewery in Denmark, Sintex® thermal spray coatings have led to a ten-fold increase in service life on a vital part of its production equipment.