GGB-SO16 Oil Impregnated Sintered Steel Bearings​

GGB-SO16 Bearing material

GGB-SO16 METAFRAM Oil Impregnated Sintered Iron Bearings​

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Maintenance-free bearing for general engineering applications
  • Superior performance compared to GGB-FP20 METAFRAM under high loads and low speeds
  • Produced by powder metallurgy process and therefore suitable for complex shapes

availability

Blanks are made to order

STRUCTURE AND COMPOSITION

GGB-SO16 METAFRAM
Oil Impregnated Sintered Steel Bearings

MICROSECTION

microsection of GGB-FP20 sintered steel alloy impregnated with oil

 

20%        Cu

0.3–0.6% C

<2%        Other

Rest        Fe

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

GGB-SO16 bearing material is known by various names such as SO16, METAFRAM or GGB SO16. Buying a GGB-SO16 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

120

60

Operating temperature

Min

Max

°C

°C

0

105

Minimum density   g/cm3 6
Minimum apparent porosity   % 16
Oil Impregnated      
Maximum sliding speed U   m/s

0.3

Maximum pU factor

 

N/mm2 x m/s

0.9

Coefficient of friction f, boundary    

0.05 - 0.15 *

RECOMMENDATIONS      
Surface roughness, Ra

 

µm

≤ 0.2 * 

Surface hardness   HB

 > 355

* Bearing properties depending on oil and solid lubricants. This information is available by downloading the GGB-SO16 datasheet or brochure.

STRUCTURE AND COMPOSITION

GGB-SO16 METAFRAM
Oil Impregnated Sintered Steel Bearings

MICROSECTION

microsection of GGB-FP20 sintered steel alloy impregnated with oil

 

20% Cu

0.3 – 0.6% Cg

Other <2%

Rest Fe

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

GGB-SO16 bearing material is known by various names such as SO16, METAFRAM or GGB SO16. Buying a GGB-SO16 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

17 400

8 700

Operating temperature

Min

Max

°F

°F

32

220

Minimum density

 

lb/in3

0.22

Minimum apparent porosity   % 16
OIL IMPREGNATED      
Maximum sliding speed U   fpm

59

Maximum pU factor

 

psi x fpm

25 700

Coefficient of friction f, boundary    

0.05 - 0.15 *

RECOMMENDATIONS      
Surface roughness, Ra

 

µin

≤ 8 

Surface hardness   HB

 > 355

* Bearing properties depending on oil and solid lubricants. This information is available by downloading the GGB-SO16 datasheet or brochure.

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