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Engineered Plastics

Performance in All Shapes

The more demanding specifications of today’s high-performance equipment and systems require bearings that can reliably operate under extreme conditions with minimal maintenance and lower operating costs. 

Through unparalleled research and development, and worldwide engineering support, our EP materials offer a nearly limitless variety of configurations and styles, and a wide range of applications, because of our diversity of raw materials made of resins compounded with reinforcing fibers and solid lubricant.

Created out of thermoplastic bearing material and processed by injection molding, our series of Engineered Plastics bearings provide excellent wear resistance and low friction in both dry and lubricated operating conditions. In addition to their high shock-load resistance and noise-dampening properties, our Engineered Plastics provide environmentally friendly, grease-free operation—helping minimize the need for maintenance. 


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Eliminate Lubricants

Eliminate Lubricants

Dry operation, no lubrication needed 


Reduce Size/Weight

Reduce Size/Weight

Lightweight components reduce unnecessary weight


Wear and Corrosion Resistance

Wear and Corrosion Resistance

Wear-resistant and corrosion-resistant, ideal for harsh, dirty, damp environments 


Reduce Noise

Reduce Noise

Damping and stick-slip-free properties reduce noise problems 


Flexible Design

Flexible Design

Injection molding offers flexible design options


Dimensional Stability

Dimensional Stability

Excellent dimensional stability and low coefficients of friction



  • Apparatus EngineeringGGB - Tribological Solutions for a World in Motion
  • Automotive Gears
  • Agricultural
  • Chemical Processing
  • Compressor Blades for Turbojet Engines
  • Electronics Assembly
  • Food Processing
  • Furniture
  • Gaming
  • Household AppliancesGGB - Tribological Solutions for a World in Motion
  • Industrial Fittings
  • Industrial Ovens
  • Material Handling
  • Medical
  • Office
  • Packaging
  • Piston Rings
  • PumpsGGB - Tribological Solutions for a World in Motion
  • Scientific
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Slot Machines
  • Textile
  • Transportation
  • Turbo Compressor Sealing
  • Valves



GGB's EP®15 bushings offer solar and outdoor applications a UV resistant material

EP®15 Solar Engineered Plastic Bushings

Designed to withstand the demanding conditions and UV rays of the commercial solar power industry and other outdoor applications. With a temperature range of -40 through 125 degrees Celsius, the EP®15 solar bearing can stand up to harsh weather conditions. EP®15 UV resistant bearings also exhibit excellent strength, thermal conductivity and moisture absorption..


GGB's EP®30 bearings offer improved temperature resistance and noise reduction for sports and recreational equipment

EP®30 Self lubricating Engineered Plastic Bushings

Made-to-order in a wide range of standard and custom shapes, and provide good to very good dry and lubricated performance in applications as diverse as office and sports equipmentautomobiles, domestic appliances and chemical-processing equipment. EP®30 polymer bearing offers improved temperature resistance and damping effect to reduce noise, and provides the ideal combination of performance and price for certain applications, such as water pumps both in automotive and industrial applications, pulley dampers, automotive interiors, seat sliders and hydrodynamic applications.


GGB's EP®73 plastic bearings offer weight savings for compressor blades in turbojet engines

EP®73 Polymer Bearings

Used in automotive applications such as automatic gears, pumps, sealing for turbo compressors, piston rings and valve seats. Additionally, EP®73 engineered plastics bushings are used in the aerospace industry as it offers weight savings in compressor blades for turbojet engines.


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