Materials

Information provided below serves as a guide for selection of materials that can be used for construction of a KMS bearing. They have been approved for use as a KMS bearing race or ball material. These materials have been tested and used in demanding applications in a broad range of hostile environments. New materials are constantly being evaluated for suitability as a bearing component. If you require a material that is not listed, please contact KMS for consultation. 

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Plastic Vs Steel

Corrosion Resistant: KMS plastic ball bearings can be utilized in environments destructive to conventional bearings. Plastic, by its nature, does not corrode. Our bearings can operate in hostile environments such as sea water, silicon wafer processing, plating solutions and swimming pools.


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