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North American PTFE Bearing. LLC

 
NORTH AMERICAN PTFE BEARING, LLC IS THE EXCLUSIVE SUPPLIER OF THE ORIGINAL, MOST TRIED AND RELIABLE PTFE BEARING INSTALLED WORLDWIDE

900 in Operation Worldwide including NAPB's in Ghana, Canada and the USA
 
Cost savings of PTFE compared to Babbitt:

HIGHER PERMISSIBLE SPECIFIC LOAD
Twice; smaller pad or matching upgrade with runner, or increase load margin

LOWER FRICTION COEFFICIENT
3-5 x less; Lower losses, no catastrophic failure at oil film break

LOWER HEAT TRANSFER COEFFICIENT
>200 x less; much less risk for deformation & wipe

NO HIGH PRESSURE OIL LIFT
Less:
- cost
- components to fail
- maintenance
- losses

HOT START DIRECTLY AFTER STOP
No cool down period required

DIRECT START AFTER PROLONGED STOP
No jacking or HPOL required

LOWER BRAKE APPLICATION SPEED
Less frequent replacement of brake pads and cleaning

 
PTFE Advantages:
Increase REVENUE with
UNPARALLELED:

- Reliability
- Availability
- Efficiency
- Load Transient Tolerance
- Life Expectancy
- Less Downtime & Maintenance




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