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GGB-Megalife XT

Fiber Reinforced Composite PTFE Thrust Washer
GGB MEGALIFE XT Fiber Reinforced Composite Washer

Product's benefits

  • Material allows for simple assembly
    Simple assembly
  • Quality materials you can rely on
    Quality/Reliability
  • 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 on both surfaces
  • Excellent shock resistance
  • High load capacity
  • Excellent misalignment resistance
  • Excellent contamination resistance
  • Good surface speed capability
  • Very good friction and wear properties
  • Good chemical resistance

 

AVAILABILITY

Bearing forms available in standard dimensions

  • Plain thrust washers

Bearing forms made to order: thrust washers with non-standard dimensions

Operating performance

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GGB-Megalife XT
Dry Operation Very Good
Lubricated Operation Fair
Greased Operation Poor
Machinable Consult with Applications Engineer
RoHS Compliant Compliant
Standard Sizes Available
Application Excellence
HPF
Very Good
Very Good
Poor
Applicable
Compliant
Not Available

Composition

 

  • Composite Thrust Washer
  • Proprietary filled PTFE tape liner on both sides + continuously woven layer of filament glass fiber 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 175 350 °C °F
    Dry
    Maximum sliding speed, U 0.5 100 m/s fpm
    Maximum pU factor 1.23 35,000 N/mm² x m/s psi x fpm
    Coefficient of friction, f 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
    Oil Lubricated HPF
    Grease Lubricated DX
    Process Fluid Lubricated HPF

* Depending on operating conditions

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