GGB-FP20 Oil Impregnated Sintered Steel Bearings allows maintenance-free operation

GGB-FP20 Plain cylindrical bushes

GGB-FP20 METAFRAM Oil Impregnated Sintered Iron Bearings

Characteristics

  • Similar to SINT A 10, impregnation group 1​
  • Maintenance-free bearing for general engineering applications
  • Optimum performance under relatively light loads and high speeds
  • Produced by powder metallurgy process and therefore suitable for complex shapes

availability

Bearing forms made to order: Cylindrical bushes, flanged bushes and customized bearing designs

STRUCTURE AND COMPOSITION

GGB-FP20 METAFRAM
Oil Impregnated Sintered Steel Bearings

Similar to SINT A 10, Impregnation
Group 1

MICROSECTION

GGB-FP20 sintered iron bearings microsection

1 - 4%      Cu
< 0.25%   C
< 2%        Other
Rest         Fe
Impregnation group 1
(up to 80°C)

 

OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Dry Good (PTFE/MoS2)
Oil lubricated Good (oil impregnated)
Grease lubricated Not recommended
Water lubricated Not recommended
Process fluid lubricated Not recommended

GGB-FP20 bearing material is known by various names such as FP20, METAFRAM or GGB FP20. Buying a GGB-FP20 bearing from GGB or its authorized distributors guarantees that you do not receive a counterfeit product. 

BEARING PROPERTIES

GENERAL   Unit Value
Maximum load, p

Static

Dynamic

N/mm2

N/mm2

45

8.0 - 22.5

Operating temperature

Min

Max

°C

°C

- 180 / - 5 * 

 90 / 300 *

Minimum density   g/cm3 5.6
Minimum apparent porosity   % 20
OIL IMPREGNATED      
Maximum sliding speed U m/s

0.1 - 4.0 *

Maximum pU factor

N/mm2 x m/s

0.1 - 1.8 *

Coefficient of friction f, boundary  

0.05 - 0.25 *

RECOMMENDATIONS      
Surface roughness, Ra

 

µm

 ≤ 0.2 - ≤ 0.3 * 

Surface hardness   HB

> 240 - > 355 *

* Bearing properties depending on oil or solid lubricants. This information is available by downloading the GGB-FP20 datasheet or brochure.

STRUCTURE AND COMPOSITION

GGB-FP20 METAFRAM
Oil Impregnated Sintered Steel Bearings

Similar to SINT A 10, Impregnation
Group 1

MICROSECTION

GGB-FP20 sintered iron bearings microsection

1 - 4%     Cu
< 0.25%  Cg
< 2%        Other
Rest         Fe
Impregnation group 1
(up to 80°C)

 

OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Dry Good (PTFE/MoS2)
Oil lubricated Good (oil impregnated)
Grease lubricated Not recommended
Water lubricated Not recommended
Process fluid lubricated Not recommended

GGB-FP20 bearing material is known by various names such as FP20, METAFRAM or GGB FP20. Buying a GGB-FP20 bearing from GGB or its authorized distributors guarantees that you do not receive a counterfeit product.  

BEARING PROPERTIES

GENERAL   Unit Value
Maximum load, p

Static

Dynamic

psi

psi

6 500

1 100 - 3 200 *

Operating temperature

Min

Max

°F

°F

- 290 / 25 *

190 / 570 *

Minimum density

 

lb/in3

0.20

Minimum apparent porosity   % 20
OIL IMPREGNATED      
Maximum sliding speed U   fpm

20 - 780 *

Maximum pU factor

 

psi x fpm

2 800 - 51 400 *

Coefficient of friction f, boundary    

0.05 - 0.25 *

RECOMMENDATIONS      
Surface roughness, Ra

 

µin

≤ 8 – ≤ 12 * 

Surface hardness   HB

 > 240 – > 355 *

* Bearing properties depending on oil and solid lubricants. This information is available by downloading the GGB-FP20 datasheet or brochure.

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