Eye Spyraflo, a look at bearing solutions – At last a competitive washdown bearing

Micromech is pleased to introduce from Spyraflo a Self-Aligning, Wash-Down, Mounted Bearing. FDA compliant materials are used throughout the design of Spyraflo’s Pillow-Block and Housing-Flange range of Wash-Down, Self-Aligning, Mounted bearings. In many cases they are the bearing solution for food, drink, dairy product and pharmaceutical packaging and processing applications.WashdownThe critical features of these innovative bearings are:

  • ±5° static self-alignment
  • Corrosion resistant
  • FDA compliant materials and finish
  • Lower profile and narrower than comparable self-aligning ball bearings
  • Lightweight
  • Clean lines and easy to install

These unique bearings use Spyraflo’s electroless nickel plating, clever designed pillow-blocks and housing-flanges that combine being lightweight with clean lines so creating dimensional consistency. The block is made of sintered aluminium, the retainers are of 303 stainless steel and Delrin® acetal plastic spherical bearing inserts complete the washdown features. The profile and performance of Spyraflo Wash-Down, Mounted bearings is a very cost effective alternative to often expensive mounted bearing challenges in food and pharmaceutical applications.

Micromech is the UK and Eire distributor for these clever bearings, if you would like to find out more about them or perhaps request a sample, then contact Alan on 01376 333333 or email alan@micromech.co.uk

‘A revolution in Bearings’


One Response to Eye Spyraflo, a look at bearing solutions – At last a competitive washdown bearing

  1. There are several factors to be considered while designing bearing; the important factors being material selection, bearing length, and surface finish of the bearing contact surface.

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