For the last 30 years, Intech engineers have delivered cost-saving gears, rollers, and cam followers made of Power-Core™ and other engineered polymers. Our components require no lubrication. And they have less wear, noise, shock, vibration, inertia, moisture absorption, and corrosion than conventional metal or plastic components. Today Intech is a leader in the engineering and design of precision machined plastic gears, guide rollers, and cam followers as well as complex cast structural components replacing metal and aluminum.
Physical properties of Power-Core™ components open the way for engineers to satisfy demands for higher machine speeds, greater reliability, and low maintenance. Customers that benefit from our innovative design approach come from many industries including medical, packaging, food processing, clean room automation, paper converting, aerospace, architectural, and manufacturing plants among others.
Intech engineers analyze each application for expected useful life and durability which includes stress analyses and other engineering calculations. The result: optimized deigns and innovative solutions that offer customers a competitive performance advantage in their machines.
For example, Intech designed a custom backlash-free gear to improve image resolution for a dental x-ray, guide rollers for a Wi-Fi antenna in airplanes to absorb shock and vibration and provide for uninterrupted satellite lock, and a rack-and-pinion system for a fish crowler to be submerged under water. An unconventional, electrically insulated robotic arm designed by Intech enabled a robot manufacturer to register five new patents and strengthen their industry leadership position. Intech cam followers eliminate metal-to-metal wear and can run on mild steel or aluminum. This eliminates the need to case-harden and grind the contact surfaces and central lubrication systems.
With Intech components and engineering know-how, our customers can build machines that run faster, are friendly to the environment, cost less to make, and require less maintenance.
Founded in 1983, Intech specializes in the design and manufacturing of self-lubricating, light weight machine components including gears, rollers, and cam followers made of Intech Power-Core™ and other engineered polymers. By using advanced stress analyses and other engineering calculations to optimize designs, we are opening new areas where plastics can replace metal.
When you build machines with Intech Power-Core components, your machines, your equipment can run maintenance-free at higher speeds and with less down-time.
Intech customers benefit from our extensive experience in designing with plastics and an engineering approach that empowers fast, problem-free motion. Intech serves both the OEM and maintenance markets and we are proud to work with the leading companies in their respective industries.