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IMPROVING HEAVY EQUIPMENT RELIABILITY

Materion helps meet the unique needs of the heavy equipment market with high performance alloys that provide low friction and minimal wear while improving heavy equipment reliability. Bushings and bearings made of our high strength ToughMet® alloys are trusted by leading companies in the heavy equipment market to outperform other materials, even in rugged, demanding environments. 

MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF THE HEAVY EQUIPMENT MARKET

Materion alloy solutions provide greater uptime and wear resistance for use in bushings, bearings, wear plates and other sliding bearing applications on large presses or other large manufacturing machinery. Heavy equipment customers rely on Materion to deliver alloy materials that:

  • Outperform steel, bronze and other bushing and bearing materials in extreme conditions
  • Carry more load
  • Last longer
  • Require less maintenance
  • Virtually eliminate unplanned equipment repairs 

Even under severe conditions, including exposure to silica, coal dust, salt and other mineral particulate, Materion’s ToughMet® has been proven to extend equipment life and maintenance cycles. 

CUSTOMIZED SOLUTIONS AND SERVICE FOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS

Materion bushing and bearing solutions are available in plate, rod, rube, wire and a variety of cast shapes, with varying mechanical properties depending on product size, form and temper. Our engineers and scientists can also work with heavy equipment customers to supply rough or finished machined parts to meet your supplied drawings.

Contact Our Team today to learn how we can provide you with customized products and services to meet your heavy equipment bushing and bearing needs.