SimsiteComposite Sleeves

*  Simsite®sleeves are manufactured to meet your
specifications and can be made in several different
grades of Simsite® materials.

SIMSITE® ENGINEERED STRUCTURAL COMPOSITE SLEEVES:

There is no reason to use metallic shaft sleeves when you can use SIMSITE® Structural Composite Sleeves, which not only protect the shaft, but they are light weight, and seal better against the O-rings of the mechanical seals.

Simsite® Engineered Structural Composite Sleeves, will not corrodein salt water, waste water, or chlorinated water and are excellent with most acid and alkaline solutions.  All grades of SIMSITE® Sleeves have self-lubricatingqualities, which allow for tighter clearances and prevents excessive shaft movement.


Simsite® manufactures sleeves machined from our engineered SIMSITE® Structural Graphite Composite material made of graphite fibers continuously interwoven in a tri-dimensional weave with a hybrid epoxy/phenolic resin system.

SIMS also offers several other grades of engineered structural composite sleeves. The SIMSITE® sleeve seen in the picture to the left utilizes a continuously interwoven synthetic fiber reinforcement system with Molybdenum Disulfide as a lubricant.

All of our engineered sleeves are 100 percent machined from solid blocks of SIMSITE® structural composite, and are capable of continuous operation at over 300 degrees Fahrenheit. All grades of SIMSITE® possess excellent mechanical properties and chemical resistance.

A Simsite® Sleeve with a synthetic fiber reinforcement system with Molybdenum Disulfide as a lubricant.

ADVANTAGES OF SIMSITE® SLEEVES:

*    Corrosion Resistant
*    Exceptional Mechanical Strength
*    A Simsite® Sleeve with a graphite fiber
     
reinforcement system with loose graphite as a lubricant.
*    Eliminates Electrolysis
*    Light Weight
*    Protects the Shaft
*    Holds the Shaft More Securely
*    Increases Operating Lifetime
*    Seals Better against the Mechanical Seal
*    Can Take Dry Starts

*    Wears Better Against Guide Bearings
 

 Contrary to metal sleeves, SIMSITE® Composite Sleeves allow for easy installation and removal. They are protective of the shaft against corrosion, electrolysis and wear.

Set screws, threads, or a keyway can be installed into SIMSITE® Composite Sleeves to prevent them from moving on the shaft. Compatibility with a wide range of chemicals allows for the use of SIMSITE® Composite Sleeves in a vast variety of environments. The structural integrity of our sleeves allows for usage with multiple grades of o-rings. All SIMSITE® Composite Sleeves are precision-machined on CNC lathes to meet the most stringent specifications.


                                                                   

A Split Simsite® Sleeve Bushing with a graphite fiber reinforcement which can be installed without taking the rotating element apart.

GRADES OF SIMSITE® SLEEVES:

SMS – 375  …… High Strength Graphite Sleeve
SMS – 300 ……  Standard Grade Graphite Sleeve
SMS – 380 ……  Higher Temperature Synthetic Fiber Sleeve
A Simsite® Sleeve located inside a Simsite® Cartridge-Style Mechanical Seal.