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Orkot®

Specialist thermoset composite material

Orkot Thermoset Composite Materials

Quick Facts

  • Low coefficient of friction
  • High load capacity
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Operates without lubrication
  • Contains no environmentally hazardous or toxic substances

Typical Healthcare & Medical applications:
Cylinder applications, such as hospital beds and patient lifts.

Products available:
Orkot is available in tubes, sheets and custom machined bearings

About Orkot®

Orkot® is a thermoset composite material incorporating advanced polymer technologies. The material is made by impregnating a thermoset resin with fabrics, solid lubricants and other additives to ensure optimal material properties are achieved. It is ideally suited for high load bearing applications which operate in an environment that makes lubrication undesirable. The material also provides superior performance in salt- and fresh-water applications as it will not corrode like metal alternatives and its wall thickness swells less than 1%.

Local Contact

To speak to a local healthcare & medical specialist, call the number listed for your region:

Americas
+1 310 921 4170

Asia
+886 9 3098 2646

Europe
+49 (0) 711 7864 536

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