GGB bearing and bushing frequently asked questions

Bearing FAQ

Frequently asked questions relating to bearings

We have assembled a variety of frequently asked questions (FAQs) about bearings products, applications and services. Just click on the question you are interested in below and you will be taken to a remarkably succinct and accurate answer:

APPLICATIONS

Are bearings used in oil and gas production?

Can i replace bearings in multigym pulley wheels?

Does GGB sell hydrodynamic bearings?

What are aerospace bearings used for?

What are hydropower bearings used for?

Which type of bearings can be used in radial or axial piston pumps?

Can a spherical bearing be used in high misalignment and high load conditions?

What are transmission & gearbox bearings used for in automotive applications?

MATERIAL

What are DU® bearings?

Where do you buy DU® bushes?

What is a self-lubricating bearing?

Why use bronze bushings?

Bearings and bushes are made from what metal?

TYPE

Can GGB produce special bearing forms, types and dimensions on demand?

How does the performance of sleeve bearings and ball bearings compare?

What is a ball bearing?

What is a bushing?

What is a deep groove ball bearing?

What is a roller bearing? 

What is a sleeve bearing?

What is a slide bearing?

What is the difference between bearings and bushings?

What are the differences between plain bearings and roller bearings?

What are cylindrical bearings and how are they used?

What are plain bearings?

What are flange bearings?

What are thrust washers?

What are radial and axial bearings?

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