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DX®

Metal-Polymer Plain Bearings Grease Lubricated
GGB DX Grease-lubricated metal-polymer thrust plate for high loads
GGB DX plain bearings and DX cylindrical metal-polymer bushes
GGB DX Grease-lubricated metal-polymer special sliding plate
GGB DX plain bearings and DX cylindrical metal-polymer special bushes
GGB DX Grease-lubricated metal-polymer special bushing

Product's benefits

  • Material is suitable for continuous sliding, rotating and oscillating movement
    Suitable for Continuous Sliding, Rotating and Oscillating Movement
  • Material allows for simple assembly
    Simple assembly
  • Material helps reduce total system cost
    Reduced System Cost
  • Material helps reduce downtime which results in reduced labor costs
    Reduced Downtime and Labor Costs
  • Materials priced to fit their abilities
    Price
  • Material allows for compact design
    Common to One Piece Compact Design
  • Material performs well under lubricated operation
    Lubricated operation

Characteristics

  • DX marginally lubricated bushings for grease or oil lubricated applications
  • Standard parts contain grease indents in the sliding layer; plain sliding layer available by request
  • Optimum performance under relatively high loads and low speeds
  • Suitable for linear, oscillating and rotating movements
  • Wide range of parts available from stock
 
AVAILABILITY

Bearing forms available in standard dimensions

  • Cylindrical bushes
  • Thrust washers
  • Sliding plates

Metric bearings and imperial bushings made to order: standard bushing forms in special dimensions, half-bushings, special shapes obtained by stamping, bearings with locating notches, lubricant holes and machined grooves, customized bushing designs

 

GGB retains the exclusive rights to market metal-polymer bearings designated DU® and DX®, which are protected under international trademark laws. Only GGB and its global network of distributors are authorized to market these products as such, so beware of counterfeits which are not produced to GGB´s exacting standards of quality and performance.

Brochure
GGB DU® & DX® - Metal-Polymer - Maintenance-Free Bearing Solutions (US Market)
Datasheet
GGB DX - Metal-Polymer Plain Bearing Material Grease Lubricated

Operating performance

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DX®
Dry Operation Poor
Lubricated Operation Good
Greased Operation Very Good
Machinable Applicable
RoHS Compliant Compliant
Standard Sizes Available
Application Excellence
DX®10
Fair
Very Good
Very Good
Applicable
Compliant
Not Available
HI-EX®
Fair
Good
Very Good
Applicable
Compliant
Not Available
DS
Good
Very Good
Very Good
Applicable
Compliant
Not Available

Composition

  • Metal-Polymer Composite Bushing Material
  • Steel Back + Porous Bronze Sinter +
    POM with Lubrication Indents

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 -40 -40 °C °F
    - Max 130 265 °C °F
    Coefficient of thermal Expansion
    - Parallel to the surface 11 6 10-⁶/K 10-⁶/F
    - Normal to the surface 29 17 10-⁶/K 10-⁶/F
    Grease 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 0.06-0.12 0.06-0.12
    Recommendations
    Shaft surface roughness, Ra ≤ 0.4 ≤ 16 µin µm
    Shaft surface hardness
    - Normal > 200 > 200 HB HB
    - For longer service life > 350 > 350 HB HB
    For Superior Performance Value
    Dry GAR-MAX / HSG / GAR-FIL / MLG
    Water Lubricated HPM / HPF / DP4-B
    Process fluid lubricated DP4 / HI-EX / GAR-FIL

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