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Multilube

Thermoplastic Plain Bearings
GGB Multilube thermoplastic plain bearings for dry working conditions
GGB Multilube thermoplastic dry flanged bearings
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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

Characteristics

  • Good bearing performance in dry working conditions.
  • Good bearing performance in lubricated or marginally lubricated applications
  • Corrosion resistant in humid/saline environments
  • Good price performance ratio
  • Very good weight performance ratio
  • Within injection moulding tool feasibility unlimited dimensions and design features
 
AVAILABILITY

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

Operating performance

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

Composition

Thermoplastic Compound Material

Market applications

Technical specifications

  • General

    BEARING PROPERTIES Value Unit
    Maximum load, p
    - Static 60 9 000 N/mm2 psi
    - Dynamic 30 4 500 N/mm2 psi
    Operating Temperature
    - Min -40 -40 °C °F
    - Max 80 180 °C °F
    Operating Temperature
    - Momentary 120 250 °C °F
    Coefficient of linear thermal expansion
    - 101 56 10-⁶/k 10-⁶/f
    Dry
    Maximum sliding speed, U 1.5 300 m/s fpm
    Maximum pU factor 0.6 17,000 N/mm² x m/s psi x fpm
    Coefficient of friction, f 0.1-0.2 0.1-0.2
    Recommendations
    Shaft surface roughness, Ra 0.2-0.8 8-32 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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