Did you know: You can replace metal chain sprockets with UHMW and reduce noise?

Solving Chain Wear: Though using a UHMW channel already we were still having wear problems as the chain was sliding which also cause noise as it meshed with the sproket. We were reffered to Redwood Plastics  & we tried their recommendation, a custom “Titanium” UHWM (we were using Virgin). It had 2-3 times better wear  & replaced the metal sproket with UHMW…it’s elimnated the noise & the chain moves properly on the track.
Hard to believe that there are plastics out there that can outperform metal!
Submitted by:
Tony, Sheet Rock Company Rep.
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Since 1971 Redwood Plastics and Rubber has worked directly with customers to find solutions for a variety of problems including shock, abrasion, noise, wear, & friction. In partnership with our manufacturing divisions, Redwood Plastics and Rubber molds, machines, and fabricates a wide-range of high quality, custom components. Our dedication to ethical and respectful interaction with our customers, suppliers and each other is the key to our long standing relationships. Relationships that are enabled by the pride, enthusiasm and commitment of each member of our organization.

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