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Self-Lubricating Fiberglass Reinforced Plain Bearing
GGB GAR-MAX Self-lubricating cylindrical bearing
GGB GAR-MAX Self-lubricating fiber reinforced composite bearings and bushings from GGB
GGB GAR-MAX high-load Fiber Reinforced Composite special bush
GGB GAR-MAX Fiber Reinforced Composite Cylindrical Bush Sealed Section
GGB GAR-MAX Self-lubricating fiber reinforced composite sealed cylindrical bush

Product's benefits

  • Material allows for simple assembly
    Simple assembly
  • Material is resistant to shock loads
    Resistant to Shock Loads
  • Material eliminates/reduces maintenance
    Maintenance Free Operation
  • Material allows for compact design
    Common to One Piece Compact Design
  • 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


  • High load capacity
  • Excellent shock and misalignment resistance
  • Excellent contamination resistance
  • Very good friction and wear properties
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Very good dry wear performance
  • GAR-MAX® bearing sizes available according to DIN ISO 4379 for the replacement of traditional greased bronze bearings

Bearing forms available in standard dimensions

  • Plain cylindrical bushes

Metric bearings and imperial bushings 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



  • Fiber and Epoxy Resin Composite Bushing Material 
  • Continuous wound PTFE and high-strength fibers encapsulated in an internally lubricated, high temperature filled epoxy resin sliding layer + continuous wound fiberglass encapsulated in a high temperature epoxy resin


* Depending on operating conditions

GAR-MAX® Case Study

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