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Self-lubricating bearings and drive shafts

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THE KAron brand is known for its high performance and low wear rate, becoming an ideal replacement for self-lubricating fabric-lined bearings.

Qualified to Mil-B-81820 and other military specifications, KAron is used in thousands of locations in jet aircraft, helicopters, ships, and selected industrial applications.

Features include:

* No lubrication

* Excellent corrosion resistance

* High load capacity

* Shock resistance

* Fluid compatibility

According to CGB , benefits include: extended life, superior performance, no maintenance and cost effectiveness.

KAflex is a maintenance-free, non-lubricated driveshaft also available from CGB.

The KAflex driveshaft is a mechanical drive coupling that requires no lubrication or seals, and transmits power while accommodating high angular misalignment and length change through the use of flexible frames.

Features include:

* No lubrication

* Superior misalignment capabilities

* Fail-safe

* High torque capacity

* Damage tolerant

* Repairable.

Benefits include: extended service life, increased reliability, ease of inspection and cost effectiveness, says CGB.

KAron hydro bearings, available from CGB, are specially designed for the hydro power industry.

Using Kamatics' KAron self-lubricating liner and a variety of backing materials including composites, Kamatics can offer bearings and bushings for:

* Turbines

* Valves

* Locks & Gates

* Bridge Bearings

* Mooring Bits

* Penstocks

* Chains.

CGB also stockes flyer bows for use in the wire industry.

Kamatics’ experience in the aerospace industry is used to manufacture composite flyer bows that are lighter and stronger than other bows, this permiting higher speeds and reduced power consumption.

Kamatics can supply standard configurations or will design a bow to meet specific requirements.

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