The Fundamentals: Fundamental Solutions
Kathy | February 1, 2009
Improved Rotary Joint for Steam and Hot Oil
Kadant Johnson Inc. has redesigned its self-supported EL (Extended Life) series rotary joint line to offer easier handling, fewer components and optimized seal geometry for thermal oil applications.
According to the manufacturer, these enhancements make this product one of the most technologically advanced rotary joints for demanding applications in the plastics, chemical and converting industries. The EL rotary joint is available in sizes from 2″ to 12″ and is rated up to 650 F, 425 psig and 200 RPM. The union can be used with steam and thermal oil applications. It is available with a rotating or stationary syphon pipe and in single- or dual-flow configurations.
Three Rivers, MI
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Locking Collar & Set Screw Pillow Blocks
Quality Bearings Components (QBC) announces new pillow blocks featuring both locking collar and set screw types. Identified as the BBXBLKHCP…and BBXBLK-UCP… Series, they are made of cast iron housings, solid base dual seal type pillow blocks and are designed to fit shafts ranging from 1/2″ to 3-1/2″ in diameter.
The height from the bottom of the unit to the shaft centerline ranges from 1-3/16″ to 4″. These standard duty units incorporate one lubrication fitting and their use is said to make machinery efficient, more functional and safer. In addition to a variety of other bearings, shafting and linear motion products, QBC also offers on-site relubing of bearings in a certified class 1000 clean room.
Quality Bearings Components
Garden City Park, NY