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Industry

Construction

The construction sector is one of the most demanding industries across the globe. Often projects need to be completed, and handed over on time, or risk a penalty charge. This means that construction equipment needs to be reliable and maintenance-free.

Self-Lubricating

Eliminate the need, and cost, of external lubricates.

Abrasion Resistant

Combat wear through a low coefficient of friction.

High Load Bearing

Ability to withstand heavy pressures and volumes.

Recommended Materials

Polyurethane (PU)

Polyurethane (PU) is an extremely versatile and abrasion-resistant material. Available from Viva in a wide variety of shore hardnesses including 35-95 Shore A & 55-77 Shore D.

Polyethylene (PE-UHMW)

Polyethylene is well known in the polymer family and is often referred to as PE. It has an extremely low coefficient of friction, good chemical and corrosion resistance with excellent impact strength making it an extremely adaptive thermoplastic material.

Typical Applications

Hose Clamp
Outrigger Pads
Pulleys
Wear Pads