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GGB's EP®15 for Solar and outdoor Applications

Kunststoffe, a German trade journal recently featured GGB EP®15 UV-resistant bearings

April 23, 2021


GGB EP®15 - Brave the sun. The recently published article in the trade journal Kunststoffe presents the UV-resistant EP®15 plain bearings developed for Sun & Outdoor Applications


The article "Braving the Sun" describes the demanding operating conditions that components in solar power plants have to withstand. In addition to constant UV radiation, solar modules are usually exposed to harsh environmental conditions such as dust, sand and wind. In the case of tracking systems in photovoltaic plants, wear due to friction is an additional factor.
GGB EP15 UV-resistant plastic material

Reliability under extreme conditions


Self-lubricating EP®15 plain bearings are UV-resistant, lightweight and have a low coefficient of friction. They have been specially developed for use in photovoltaic plants with tracking systems. The absence of lubricants eliminates the need for regular maintenance intervals.


Read the complete article to learn more about the benefits of this tribological plastic plain bearing material. For more information on GGB EP®15 UV resistant plastic plain bearings, please contact your local application engineer.

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