Our plastic flights are made of wear-resistant nylon and are flexible. As the chain is carried by the plastic flights, it eliminates the steel-on-steel contact, this will lead to saving energy and a considerable noise reduction. There are various kinds of flights available: Nylon, Nylon with Glassfiber reinforcement, Zytel and FDA-quality.
This product is also commonly referred to as or can be compared to: heat resistant flights, reïnforeced flights, bolded plastic flights.
* Also available in heat-restistant zytel
** Also available in durable and stiffer fiberglass version
*** Also available in heat-resistant zytel or FDA Quality
Benefits of plastic flights
- Reduce noice considerably,
- flexible / bendable under high pressure
- low frictional resistance, saving up to 20% of the energy,
- less costly; less wear and tear of the bottom plate and the chain,
- eliminates the need for guiding and wearing strips,
- very quickly and easily assembled or replaced.