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GGB launches high temperature bearing for extreme conditions

GGB Launches PyroSlide™ High-Temperature Tribological Solution

April 9, 2019

Press Release

Aerospace, Automotive, Industrial, Primary Metals

Specially formulated PyroSlide™ 1100  bearing material will withstand heat up to 800 degrees Celsius.

  • The new PyroSlide™ 1100 high-temperature bearing material will improve surface engineering in several applications by withstanding temperatures up to 800 degrees Celsius.
  • High-temperature solutions will offer a high load capacity and wear resistance while delivering low-friction properties and corrosion resistance.
GGB high temperature corrosion resistant PyroSlide bushings

GGB, an industry leader and innovator in tribology and surface engineering technologies, announces the launch of the new PyroSlide 1100 high-temperature tribological solution. This new addition to the Metals and Bimetals product range provides improved surface engineering in several extreme temperature applications by withstanding temperatures up to 800 degrees Celsius. PyroSlide™ 1100 offers the following characteristics:

  • High load capacity and wear resistance
  • Low-friction properties
  • Corrosion resistance
  • High-temperature resistance
  • Self-lubricating and maintenance-free.

At the forefront of advancing surface engineering technologies, GGB’s new bearing helps to improve performance in applications that have elevated temperatures and/or corrosion risk. These applications include exhaust after-treatments, industrial and domestic ovens, natural gas/petrochemical valves, heavy-duty engines and more.

When we’re developing new products, our customers are always front of mind,” said Paul Pathikal, Vice President of Strategy & Marketing at GGB. “With more and more applications needing to perform under extreme temperatures, our customers have asked us for surface engineering solutions that can perform in hot environments. We are proud to be offering this new product that will help their continuous efforts to improve safety and reliability."

Click here or more information on GGB and the launch of PyroSlide 1100. 



GGB helps create a world of motion with minimal frictional loss through plain bearing and surface engineering technologies. With R&D, testing and production facilities in the United States, Germany, France, Brazil, Slovakia and China, GGB partners with customers worldwide on customized tribological design solutions that are efficient and environmentally sustainable. GGB’s engineers bring their expertise and passion for tribology to a wide range of industries, including automotive, aerospace and industrial manufacturing. To learn more about GGB’s surface engineering for reliable tribology, visit


GGB is an EnPro Industries company (NYSE: NPO).

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