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HPM

Fiber Reinforced Composite Hydro Bearings
GGB HPM Cylindrical fiber reinforced composite plain bearing
GGB HPM cylindrical bearings are Self-lubricating filament wound bushings
GGB HPM fiber reinforced composite bearing segment

Characteristics

  • Designed for hydropower applications

  • High load capacity
  • Excellent shock and edge loading capacity
  • Low friction, superior wear rate and bearing life
  • Excellent corrosion resistance
  • Dimensionally stable - very low water absorption, low swelling
  • Environmentally friendly

 

AVAILABILITY

Bearing forms available in standard dimensions

  • Plain cylindrical bushes

Bearing forms made to order: cylindrical bushes with non-standard dimensions, customized bearing designs

Stucture & Composition

  • Fiber and Epoxy Resin Composite 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

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