Regular greasing of the phosphor bronze bush is essential.
A Vesconite bush, 190 mm (7.5") outside diameter by 175 mm (7") inside diameter and 70 mm (2.8") long was replaced
phosphor bronze with satisfactory results, avoiding the regular greasing essential for the phosphor bronze bush.
Advantages of Vesconite Bushes
- Reduced lubrication
- Competitive cost
- Lower shaft wear
- Longer life
- Easy to machine to required size where shaft or housing have been worn. This saves rebuilding the shafts or
repairing the housing.