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EP®15

UV Resistant Bearings for Sun & Outdoor Applications
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Product's benefits

  • One Piece Compact design
    One Piece Compact Design
  • Material allows for simple assembly
    Simple assembly
  • Materials reduces size and weight
    Reduce size/weight
  • Material helps reduce noise
    Reduce noise
  • Material offers a low weight solution
    Low Weight
  • Material helps extend application's service life
    Extended service life
  • Material operates well in corrosive environments
    Eliminate corrosion
  • Material operates well in dry environment
    Dry operation

EP®15 Engineered for Sun

Characteristics

  • UV‑resistant bearings
  • Abrasion‑resistant
  • Lightweight
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Very good bushing performance in dry working conditions
  • Good bushing performance in lubricated or marginally lubricated applications
  • Corrosion‑resistant in humid/ saline environments
  • Very good price performance ratio
  • Very good weight performance ratio
  • Within injection molding tool feasibility unlimited dimensions and design features
  • Compliant to ELV, WEEE and RoHS specifications
  • For more information, please check our FAQ section
 
AVAILABILITY

EP®15 Bearing forms made to order: cylindrical bushings, flanged bushings, thrust washers, sliding plates, half-bushings, customized bearing designs

Brochure
GGB EP® Range - Engineered Plastics Bearings - Performance in all Shapes
Datasheet
GGB EP15 - UV Resistant Plastic Bearing Material

Operating performance

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EP®15
Dry Operation Very Good
Lubricated Operation Good
Greased Operation Good
Machinable Applicable
RoHS Compliant Compliant
Standard Sizes Not Available
Application Excellence
EP®12
Very Good
Good
Good
Applicable
Compliant
Not Available
EP®22
Very Good
Good
Good
Applicable
Compliant
Available

Composition

Polymer: POM (Polyoxymethylene)

Additives: PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene), UV Stabilizer

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Technical specifications

  • General

    BEARING PROPERTIES Value Unit
    Maximum load, p
    - Static 65 9 500 N/mm2 psi
    - Dynamic N/mm2 psi
    Operating Temperature
    - Min -40 -40 °C °F
    - Max 125 260 °C °F
    Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion 120 120 x10-⁶ x10-⁶
    Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength 45 45 kJ/m² kJ/m²
    Charpy Notched Impact Strength 4.5 4.5 kJ/m² kJ/m²
    Maximum Extended Temperature limit 125 260 °C °F
    Density 1.50 1.50 g/cm³ g/cm³
    Tensile Strength 50 7252 N/mm² psi
    Elastic Modulus in Tension 2750 398 854 N/mm² psi
    Color Blue Blue
    Dry
    Coefficient of friction, f 0.09-0.15 0.09-0.15

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