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Standard Vee Bearings: Our Euro-Vee Bearings are manufactured from DIN 100Cr6 steel (equivalent to ASTM 52100). They are lubricated for life.

Typical chemical composition is:

ELEMENT % COMPOSITION
Carbon 0.95 - 1.05
Chromium 1.30 - 1.65
Silicon 0.15 - 0.35
Manganese 0.20 - 1.40
Sulphur <0.02
Phosphorous <0.27











Stainless Steel Vee Bearings: The stainless steel bearings are made from grade 440C. They are lubricated for life.

ELEMENT % COMPOSITION
Carbon 0.95 - 1.20
Chromium 16.00 - 18.00
Silicon 0.00 - 1.00
Manganese 0.00 - 1.00
Sulphur <0.03
Phosphorous <0.04
Molybdenum 0.40 - 0.80

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T Rails: The standard T rails are AISI 1045 Carbon Steel with an induction hardened & polished 90º vee edge.

ELEMENT % COMPOSITION
Carbon 0.42 - 0.50
Phosphorous <0.04
Manganese 0.60 - 0.90
Sulphur <0.05

 

 

 

 

 

TDC Rails: The TDC rails are AISI1045 Carbon Steel with Thin Dense Chromium (TDC) plating. They should be drilled prior to plating. Details of the TDC process can be found here.

 

Vee Bushes: The standard bushes are machined from EN8DM steel.

ELEMENT % COMPOSITION
Carbon 0.40 - 0.45
Silicon 0.25
Manganese 1.00 - 1.30
Sulphur 0.12 - 0.20
Phosphorous <0.06

 

 

 

 

 

Stainless Steel Vee Bushes: The bushes are manufactured from EN1.4305 grade 303 stainless steel.

ELEMENT % COMPOSITION
Carbon <0.15
Chromium 17.00 - 19.00
Silicon 0.00 - 1.00
Manganese 0.00 - 2.00
Sulphur <0.15
Phosphorous <0.20
Nickel 8.00 - 10.00