March 19, 2018
Dr. Michael Kim from GGB to teach online SAE Course covering
GGB’s Principal Engineer for Tribological Materials, Dr. Michael Kim is teaching an online SAE...
From July 16, 2018 to July 22, 2018
Visit us at hall 2, stand # 2030
From September 18, 2018 to September 20, 2018
CTI Symposium China
Visit us at booth 17
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Replace Roller Bearings
Reduce Size / Weight
Engineered Plastics Bearings
Fiber Reinforced Composite Bearings
Bushing Blocks and Thrust Plates
Metal and Bimetal Bearings
AT A GLANCE
Since July 1, 2006 it has been prohibited under Directive 2011/65/EU (restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment; ROHS Directive) to put products on the market that contain lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) or polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE). Certain applications listed in the annex to the ROHS Directive are exempted. A maximum concentration value of 0.01% by weight and per homogeneous material, for cadmium and of 0.1% by weight and per homogeneous material, for lead, mercury, hexavalent chromium, PBB and PBDE shall be tolerated.
According to Directive 2011/65/EU on end-of life vehicles, since July 1, 2003 it has been prohibited to put on the market materials and components that contain lead, mercury, cadmium or hexavalent chromium. Due to an exceptional provision, lead-containing bearing shells and bushes could still be put on the market up until July 1, 2008. This general exception expired on July 1, 2008. A maximum concentration value of up to 0.1% by weight and per homogeneous material, for lead, hexavalent chromium and mercury shall be tolerated.
All products of GGB, with the exception of DU®, DU-B, GGB-DB™, PICAL®2, SY, SP, GGB-CSM®115, GGB-CSM®118, GGB-CSM®124, GGB-CSM®125, GGB-CBM®311, GGB-CBM®312, GGB-CBM®321, GGB-CBM®322, GGB-CBM®341 and GGB-CBM®342 satisfy these requirements of 2011/65/EU from 08.06.2011 (ROHS Directive).
All products manufactured by GGB are also compliant with REACH Regulation (EC) No. 1 907/2006 of December 18, 2006.
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