Dispelling the myths surrounding polyurethane bushes

In the first of a three-part article, Polybush look at perhaps the most frequently mentioned myth… “Polybushes are too hard”

Dispelling the myths surrounding polyurethane bushes
Polybush has explained why common misconceptions about polyurethane bushes are incorrect.

The most common misconception about Polyurethane bushes is that they are too hard and give a harsh or uncomfortable ride.

This simply isn’t the case.

Before a bush is created, the mechanical properties of the relevant suspension and the bush itself, including its hardness, are tested to ensure that the new product will meet, or more often than not, surpass the original OE part.

In trust, one of the key characteristics of polyurethane is the range of hardness that can be created.

During manufacturing, the hardness can be controlled based on the application and purpose of the product.

Adaptable solutions for independents regardless of vehicle needs

So, whilst Polybush’s stiffest grade of polyurethane will give precise steering and a controlled ride at all speeds – ideal solution for fast road driving, track or towing, their more elastic solution delivers greater longevity and shock absorption than its stiffer counterparts.

If you are new to polyurethane bushings and are unsure of what hardness to choose, then the Polybush website will guide you and can recommend the relevant bush required for your application.

Find out more about Polybush’s polyurethane solutions for the independent aftermarket by clicking ‘more details’ below.

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