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Dupont Vespel separator bearings

Vespel® CR-6100 bearing from an API separator after 4 years of service with minimal wear

Vespel CR-6100 separator bearings

Filled graphite bearing from the same API separator after 4 years with excessive wear.

Vespel® CR-6100 Application:

Vespel® CR-6100 can deliver extremely long life and low wear in API separator bearing applications. We have successfully replaced Babbitt/bronze and carbon/graphite based materials with significantly lower wear in this application.

What to do When Applying Vespel CR-6100 to API Separator Bearings:

  • Replace existing bearing materials with Vespel® CR-6100
  • Keep the original design bearing clearance


Benefits of Vespel CR-6100 on API Separator Bearings:

  • Low wear and long life
  • High load-carrying ability
  • Near-zero creep
  • Durable bearings that do not break during assembly or installation
  • Chemical resistance to whatever chemicals might be in the wastewater stream

Contact Boulden to learn more about upgrading to Vespel® CR-6100.

Contact Boulden today with your application details to upgrade your API separator bearings to Vespel® CR-6100. We have the material you need in stock and can ship immediately. Or sign up for our newsletter!