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How to Measure a Bicycle Thru-Axle

Over Locknut Dimension Four different measurements are most commonly used for thru-axles. They usually are written something like this: 12mm x 142mm, L163 length, TP 1.5 In this example, 12mm is the diameter, 142mm is the O.L.D. (Over Locknut Dimension), 163mm is the overall length and 1.5mm is the thread pitch. You can see these […]

Why do we use POM plastic for our washers?

Polyoxymethylene (POM), also known as polyformaldehyde, is an engineering thermoplastic used in precision parts requiring high stiffness, low friction, and excellent dimensional stability. POM is widely used in industry for the manufacture of gears, plain bearings, car parts, electronic enclosures, electrical parts, etc. Due to its environmental friendliness, POM plastic is also often used for […]