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GAR-FIL

Fiber Reinforced Composite Bearing with PTFE Tape Liner
GGB GAR-FIL fiber reinforced composite plain bearing with PTFE Tape Liner

Product's benefits

  • Material is suitable for continuous sliding, rotating and oscillating movement
    Suitable for Continuous Sliding, Rotating and Oscillating Movement
  • Material eliminates/reduces maintenance
    Maintenance Free Operation
  • Material allows for compact design
    Common to One Piece Compact Design
  • Material performs well under lubricated operation
    Lubricated operation
  • Material withstands high loads
    High Load Capacity
  • Material helps extend application's service life
    Extended service life
  • Material operates well in dry environment
    Dry operation

Characteristics

  • Proprietary filled PTFE tape liner
  • High load capacity
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Machinable bearing surface
  • High rotational speed capacity
  • Very good friction and wear properties
  • Excellent contamination resistance

 

AVAILABILITY

Bearing forms available in standard dimensions

  • Plain cylindrical bushes

Bearing forms made to order: cylindrical bushes with non-standard lengths and wall thickness, flanged bearings, hexagonal and square bores, liner on outer diameter, customized bearing designs

Operating performance

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GAR-FIL
Dry Operation Very Good
Lubricated Operation Very Good
Greased Operation Fair
Machinable Applicable
RoHS Compliant Compliant
Standard Sizes Available
Application Excellence
GAR-MAX®
Very Good
Fair
Fair
Consult with Applications Engineer
Compliant
Available
HPF
Very Good
Very Good
Poor
Applicable
Compliant
Not Available
HSG
Very Good
Fair
Fair
Consult with Applications Engineer
Compliant
Available
MLG
Very Good
Good
Poor
Consult with Applications Engineer
Compliant
Available

Structure & Composition

  • Tape, Fiber and Epoxy Resin Composite Material

  • Proprietary filled PTFE tape  liner with 0.38 mm standard thickness (0.76 mm available on request for machining) + continuous wound fiberglass encapsulated in a high temperature epoxy resin

Market applications

Technical specifications

  • General

    BEARING PROPERTIES Value Unit
    Maximum load, p
    - Static 140 20,000 N/mm2 psi
    - Dynamic 140 20,000 N/mm2 psi
    Operating Temperature
    - Min -195 -320 °C °F
    - Max 205 400 °C °F
    Dry
    Maximum sliding speed, U 2.5 500 m/s fpm
    Maximum pU Factor 1.23 35,000 N/mm² x m/s psi x fpm
    Coefficient of friction 0.02-0.12* 0.02-0.12* μ μ
    Recommendations
    Shaft surface roughness, Ra ≤ 0.4 ≤ 16 µm µin
    Shaft surface hardness > 200 > 200 HB HB
    For Superior Performance Value
    Grease Lubricated DX/DX10
    Water Lubricated HPF/HPM

* Depending on operating conditions

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