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UHMW vs. Steel Flights

Many plastic applications in sawmill and planarmills that we promote here are innovative solutions that are readily noticable: bushings made of proprietary materials, the Shark Fin System, Hi-Temp kiln cart bushings, and urethane Deadplate. Solutions which stand out amongst other equipment in the mill. However, one application that does not get enough attention are UHMW … Continue reading »

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UHMW Conveyor Flights

One plastic solution in mills that needs to be kept in mind are UHMW conveyor flights. Easily fabricated, these flights  replace cast steel and have numerous advantages over the traditional material. To start, they are 50% of the weight of steel, which offers power saving benefits. The UHMW itself offers a much lower coeffecient of friction than … Continue reading »

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