Characteristics of Plastic Bearings (rings, cages and balls), Categorized by Material

This page can provide basic data about the characteristics of each material.
Note: Ask us about the physical properties of each material. Contact Us

Types of plastic bearings

Phenol   PTFE   UHMW(PE)   P.P
Phenol   PTFE   UHMW (PE)   PP
PEEK   PPS   PCTFE   Carbon
PEEK   PPS   PCTFE   Carbon
Other types of plastics            
Other types of plastics            

Bearing Number

[Inner and outer ring material] - [Ball material]

Suitability of rings and cages by material and use

Characteristics for each use

Reference
Code
Dry
Irregular
Water Use
Underwater/
In Sea-water
Chemical-resistant
Non-
magnetic
Insulating
Steam
Acid
Alkali
Organic
solvent
Oil
Phenol
SD
SDA
PTFE
PT
PTG
PTE
UHMW(PE)
PE
PP
PP
PEEK
PK
PKG
PPS
PS
PSG
PCTFE
PCT
Carbon
CY

Recommendation: indicates the best materials. indicates the second-best materials. indicates good materials. indicates materials that can be used but are not recommended. The shape indicates materials that cannot be used.
Note: Consult us about types and concentrations of chemicals. Contact Us

Suitability of rings and cages by material and temperature

Reference
Code
Temperature Range
-190°C
-100°C
-50°C
-20°C
Normal Temp.
to 60°C
120°C
200°C
350°C
Phenol
SD
SDA
PTFE
PT
PTG
PTE
UHMW(PE)
PE
PP
PP
PEEK
PK
PKG
PPS
PS
PSG
PCTFE
PCT
Carbon
CY
Note

Recommendation: indicates the best materials. indicates the second-best materials. indicates good materials. indicates materials that can be used but are not recommended. The shape indicates materials that cannot be used.
Note: Bearing shape may vary depending on the temperature. In such cases, please consult us privately.

Suitability of balls by material and use

Ceramics   Stainless   Soda glass   Plastics
Ceramic   Stainless steel   Soda glass   Plastics
Ball Material Name
Reference Code
Dry
Water
Chemical-
resistant
Non-
magnetic
Insulating
Steam
Ceramic
Al2O3
A
*1
ZrO2
Z
Si3N4
N
SiC
C
Stainless steel
SUS304
S
SUS316
S6
Soda glass
G
Plastic
PP
PP
*1
*2
PE
PE
PVDF
PV
PTFE
PTN
PEEK
PK

Recommendation: indicates the best materials. indicates the second-best materials. indicates good materials. indicates materials that can be used but are not recommended. The shape indicates materials that cannot be used.
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*2) Property depends on material.

 
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