GLIDE materials are widely used in the food industry from the processing equipment to the conveyors and more. By removing metallic components from the traditional food processing systems and replace them with a plastic component capable of the same or increased efficiencies while reducing the risk of contamination.

Additional material benefits:

  • FDA compliant
  • Replaces metallic bushing materials
  • Internally lubricated
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Excellent wear properties
  • CIP applications
  • Will not harm stainless shafting
  • No need to grease
  • Works excellent in chilled and wet environments
  • “Green materials" (environmentally friendly)

Food application examples:

  • Mixer shaft bearings
  • Seal housings
  • Cover / lid bushings
  • Stuffing boxes
  • Quick change CIP seal systems
  • Peeler / linker wheels
  • Roller bushings
  • Chain rollers / guides
  • Wear rings
  • Fluid nozzles
  • Guide plates
  • Pallet jack bearings

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