Rosta suspension elements are available with special materials and designsJuly 20, 2016 REDWIRE is news you can use from leading suppliers. Powered by FRASERS.
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Rosta rubber suspension units are versatile pieces of equipment. These multifunctional modules can perform a range of guiding, tensioning and absorbing applications. A wide selection of standard rubber suspension elements is available, but Rosta can also supply a variety of special elements for any application. They include units made with various rubber compounds, special lengths and custom housings.
Standard Rosta suspension elements are made from Rubmix 10, which is constructed with natural rubber. When compared to the other options, this material offers the highest elasticity and lowest cold flow. It has a working temperature range of -40 to 80 degrees C.
The other materials available include:
- Rubmix 15 is made from styrene-butadiene rubber. It features high torque values and a maximum working temperature of 85 degrees C.
- Rubmix 20 is made from chloroprene rubber and offers good oil resistance. It has a working temperature range from -30 to 90 degrees C.
- Rubmix 40 is made from EPDM-silicone. This material features high temperature resistance, as it can be used in temperatures up to 120 degrees C.
- Rubmix 50 is made from polyurethane rubber. It has a working temperature range of -35 to 90 degrees C. Elements made with this material have a maximum oscillation angle of plus or minus 20 degrees, and limited oscillation frequencies.
Other special options
Rosta suspension elements can also be supplied with options such as different length housing and inner squares, threaded bores in the inner square of the housing, customized bores on the flange plates, and much more. About half of all the rubber suspension elements Rosta supplies are fully customized, and as a result they are used in a wide range of applications. Some examples include suspension of unbalanced motors, shaker conveyors, suspended crane rails, and amusement park rides.
For more information, visit the company’s website.