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AuGlide®

Bimetal Lead-Free Plain Bearing
GGB AuGlide bi-metal bearings available as lead-free cylindrical bearings & sliding plates
GGB AuGlide lead free special metal bearing with Grooves
GGB AuGlide lead free metal Clinched Bush
GGB AuGlide lead free metal Clinched Bush with Holes
GGB AuGlide Special lead-free pin-indented bimetallic bushing

Product's benefits

  • One Piece Compact design
    One Piece Compact Design
  • Material is suitable for continuous sliding, rotating and oscillating movement
    Suitable for Continuous Sliding, Rotating and Oscillating Movement
  • Quality materials you can rely on
    Quality/Reliability
  • Material offers a low weight solution
    Low Weight
  • Material withstands high loads
    High Load Capacity
  • Material helps extend application's service life
    Extended service life
  • Material helps improve efficiency
    Energy Efficient
  • Material provides dimensional stability
    Dimensional Stability

Characteristics

  • Lead-free
  • Machinable
  • Design freedom – customizable to meet specific indentation and shape needs
  • Capable of supporting high specific loads and high temperatures
  • Excellent fatigue strength under dynamic and shock load conditions
  • Excellent wear resistance
  • Suitable for hydrodynamic operation
  • Suitable for oil and grease lubrication
  • Superior performance under oscillating movement
  • Thin-wall construction permits compact bearing assembly
  • Indents in the bearing surface provide a reservoir for grease and thus allow extended re-greasing

APPLICATIONS

Automotive – Transmissions, king pin, truck brake caliper.

Industrial – Agricultural machinery, earth-movers, textile machinery, pneumatic equipment, mechanical handling and lifting equipment, hydraulic cylinders, offhighway equipment, and many more.

AVAILABILITY

Bearing forms made to order: Cylindrical bushes and sliding plates with non-standard dimensions, RoHS customized bearing designs

Brochure
GGB AuGlide®, SP & SY - Metal and Bimetal - Bimetal Bearing Solutions for Lubricated Applications
Datasheet
GGB AuGlide - Bimetal Lead-Free Plain Bearing Material

Operating performance

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AuGlide®
Dry Operation Poor
Lubricated Operation Good
Greased Operation Very Good
Machinable Applicable
RoHS Compliant Compliant
Standard Sizes Available
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DP4®
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DP10
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DP31
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Composition

Steel Back and Lead-free Composition

Technical specifications

  • General

    BEARING PROPERTIES Value Unit
    Maximum load, p
    - Static 300 44,000 N/mm2 psi
    - Dynamic 140 20,000 N/mm2 psi
    Operating Temperature
    - Min -40 -40 °C °F
    - Max °C °F
    Max Greased Temperature
    - Max Greased Temperature 150 300 °C °F
    - Max Oil Lubricated Temperature 250 480 °C °F
    Oil Lubricated
    Maximum sliding speed, U 2.5 500 m/s fpm
    Maximum pU factor 2.8 80,000 N/mm² x m/s psi x fpm
    Coefficient of friction, f
    Greased 0.05 - 0.12 0.05 - 0.12
    Oil 0.04 - 0.12 0.04 - 0.12
    Recommendations
    Shaft surface roughness, Ra
    - Normal ≤ 0.8 ≤ 32 µm µin
    Shaft surface hardness
    - Normal > 200 > 200 HB HB
    - For longer service life > 350 > 350 HB HB

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