A “Bushing” is generally a Metal or Plastic piece that is threaded on both sides or inside and outside circumference of a material. It fits into a larger pipe coupling so that a small length of pipe can fit up to it in Tee Junction. Bushings are available in different combinations like Steel, Brass, PVC, Copper etc.
To connect two different diameters sized piping’s.
Used in Sanitary systems for connecting pipes.
Used in Chemical industries and water purification
Advantages of Bushings are
The transmission of noise and vibration is less.
The Bushings need less lubrication.
They glide smoothly over the rods and bring low friction.
The Bushings are less cost than compared to Ball bearings.
They need less maintenance than ball bearings.
The bushings are able to bear high load and have excellent wear resistance.