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KA Glacetal

Engineered Plastic Thrust Washer
GGB KA Glacetal self-lubricating engineered plastic thrust washers

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

Characteristics

  • Good bearing performance in light duty working conditions
  • Good performance in lubricated or marginally lubricated applications
  • Corrosion resistant in humid/saline environments
  • Very good price performance ratio
  • Very good weight performance ratio
 
AVAILABILITY

Bearing forms available in standard dimensions

  • Plain thrust washers
Brochure
GGB EP® Range - Engineered Plastics Bearings - Performance in all Shapes
Datasheet
GGB KA Glacetal - Engineered Plastic Thrust Washer

Operating performance

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

Composition

Engineered Plastic Thrust Washer 

POM 

Market applications

Technical specifications

  • General

    BEARING PROPERTIES Value Unit
    Maximum load, p
    - Static 20 3 000 N/mm2 psi
    - Dynamic 10 1 500 N/mm2 psi
    Operating Temperature
    - Min -40 -40 °C °F
    - Max 80 180 °C °F
    Greased
    Maximum sliding speed, U 1.5 300 m/s fpm
    Maximum pU factor 0.35 10 000 N/mm² x m/s psi x fpm
    Coefficient of friction, f 0.08-0.12 0.08-0.12
    Recommendations
    Shaft surface roughness, Ra (Greased) ≤ 0.4 (Greased) ≤ 16 µm µin
    Shaft surface hardness
    - Normal >200 >200 HB HB
    - For longer service life >350 >350 HB HB
    For Superior Performance Value
    Water Lubricated EP®22
    Dry EP®22
    Process Fluid Lubricated EP®22

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