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MLG

Self-Lubricating Fiber Reinforced Composite Bearing
GGB MLG Filament wound composite cylindrical bearings for light duty applications

Product's benefits

  • Material allows for simple assembly
    Simple assembly
  • Material helps reduce total system cost
    Reduced System Cost
  • Materials reduces size and weight
    Reduce size/weight
  • 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

Characteristics

 

  • Value engineered filament wound bearing for lighter duty applications
  • High load capacity
  • Good misaligment resistance
  • Excellent shock resistance
  • Good friction and wear properties
  • Good chemical 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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MLG
Dry Operation Very Good
Lubricated Operation Good
Greased Operation Poor
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RoHS Compliant Compliant
Standard Sizes Available
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GAR-MAX®
Very Good
Fair
Fair
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Compliant
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HSG
Very Good
Fair
Fair
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Compliant
Available

Structure & 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

     

     

Market applications

Technical specifications

  • General

    BEARING PROPERTIES Value Unit
    Maximum load, p
    - Static 210 30 000 N/mm2 psi
    - Dynamic 140 20 000 N/mm2 psi
    Operating Temperature
    - Min -195 -320 °C °F
    - Max 160 320 °C °F
    Dry
    Maximum sliding speed, U 0.13 25 m/s fpm
    Maximum pU factor 1.05 30 000 N/mm² x m/s psi x fpm
    Coefficient of friction, f 0.05-0.30* 0.05-0.12*
    Recommendations
    Shaft surface roughness, RA 0.15-0.40 6-16 µm µin
    Shaft surface hardness >350 >350 HB HB
    For Superior Performance Value
    Grease lubricated DX / DX10
    Process fluid lubricated GAR-FIL
    Water lubricated HPF/HPM
    *Depending on operating conditions

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