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Bearing wheel assemblies with polymer and steel wheel covers

Fixtureworks introduces lineup of bearing wheel covers from Fairlane Products


February 28, 2018
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Each bearing wheel cover assembly includes a cover, snap ring, radial ball bearing, and when specified, a stud for mounting.

Fraser, Michigan – Fixtureworks, a supplier of material handling rollers and bumpers, workholding components, machine tool components and fixturing accessories, has introduced an extensive lineup of bearing wheel covers from Fairlane Products.

These bearing wheel assemblies are in stock and ready to ship to help reduce potential lead times and eliminate sourcing problems and tooling costs. To help facilitate the user’s needs, there is no minimum order quantity and custom modifications are also available.

Industrial bearing wheel covers are ideal for a wide range of applications. Typical applications include for use as track wheels and guide rollers, components of conveyors and automation systems, and for general industry.

Each bearing wheel cover assembly includes a cover, snap ring, radial ball bearing, and when specified, a stud for mounting. Standard OD sizes that range from 0.75 to 1.50 inches.

The covers are made from polyacetal, nylon, UHMW, PEEK, urethane, steel, or stainless steel. Cover material is selected for general use, chemical resistance, abrasion resistance or corrosion resistance, depending on the selection.

The surfaces are flat, crowned or radial to meet a variety of application needs. The steel and stainless steel bearings are retained by a snap ring. The low-profile stud is permanently swaged to replace the need for a nut, bolt and spacer.

Fixtureworks offers a wide assortment of unique industrial products including vises, modular fixturing, clamps, supports and stops, workholding and positioning components, fasteners, fixturing accessories, quick-release ball-lock pins, one-touch fasteners, and rollers and bumpers. Its products are highly versatile easily adaptable to different applications including design, inspection, machining and finished goods.