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Thrust Washers For Universal Joints

Thrust washers of glass-filled nylon/ silicone prevent metalto-metal contact in automotive universal joints.

The injection-molded washers, accurate to ±0.001 in., locate between the bearing caps and yoke. They operate over a temperature range of 40 to 300°F.

Minnesota Rubber QMR Plastics, 1100 Xenium Lane N, Minneapolis, MN 55441, (952) 927-1400,

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