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Tufcot Wear Strip

Tufcot Wear Strips

Tufcot wear strip is used in hydraulic cylinder applications such as:

  • Piston Rings
  • Rod Guide Rings
  • Gland rings

Tufcot wear strips are produced from several grades in the company's material range.

In many instances they incorporate solid lubricants such as, Graphite, Molybdenum Disulphide or PTFE and occasionally a combination of lubricant fillers.

Typically, these parts are working in hydraulic oil or other mediums but can be used in pneumatic cylinders.    

Tufcot's comprehensive machining capability allows the company to offer wear strip that are finish machined to suit customer’s specific requirements of groove width and rod or piston diameters and is available in 3 or 5 metre lengths.

Key Facts & Features

  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Low wear rates
  • Compatible with most hydraulic oils and in certain applications water based hydraulic fluids or air oil pneumatic cylinders.
  • High load carrying capability
  • Prevents marking of the chrome rods or ceramic coated rods

Wear strip are used in the hydraulic cylinder manufacturing industry, also in cylinder repairs and overhaul services.



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