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Tagged With: Redco 750

Redco 9600 Impact Bearings

Perhaps an underutilized plastic sawmill solution, Redco 9600 impact bearings serve an important role. They consist of a double-hardness polyurethane combined with a durable steel outer shell. The system is designed to provide easy-to-change components and self-lubrication properties. Designed for high-impact, low-speed applications such as hour glass rollers and log kickers the 9600 Impact Bearings … Continue reading »

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Redco 750 S.N. Bearing Inserts

Redco S.N. Bearing inserts were originally designed as a short-term replacement for standard cast iron housings. But made from durable Redco 750 polyurethane our customers have taken these inserts to be a permanent solution now at many sawmills. The bearing inserts perform better than the iron and are quick and relatively inexpensive to replace. Also, … Continue reading »

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Why Switch To Plastic Sprockets?

Plastic sprockets primarily made of Redco 750 have widespread use in the sawmill industry. Metal sprockets have been available long before plastic and some mills still hold out on switching to plastic. The question gets brought up “why would I want to switch to plastic?” First of all, plastic sprockets will reduce wear on the … Continue reading »

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Urethanes Hard At Work

UHMW-PE gets a lot of attention in the mills as it is a proven solution with decades of success in a variety of sawmill and planar mill¬†applications. However, the versatility and unique properties of polyurethane should be given equal attention. Urethanes can come in durometers (hardness) from eraser soft, to bowling ball hard. Functionally, this … Continue reading »

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The Simple SharkFin

“Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.” -Steve Jobs ¬† Well, we can’t move mountains with our simplicity¬†- but we sure can move boards! The Shark … Continue reading »

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