GGB EP15 UV-resistant engineered plastics overmoulding design bearings

GGB EP15 Overmoulding design bearings

EP®15 UV Resistant Bearings for Sun & Outdoor Applications

GGB EP15 UV resistant engineered plastics bearings for sun logo

APPLICATIONS

Solar Power Equipment, Outdoor Applications, Recreational Applications.

Characteristics

  • UV‑resistant bearings
  • Abrasion‑resistant
  • Lightweight
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Very good bushing performance in dry working conditions
  • Good bushing performance in lubricated or marginally lubricated applications
  • Corrosion‑resistant in humid/ saline environments
  • Very good price performance ratio
  • Very good weight performance ratio
  • Within injection molding tool feasibility unlimited dimensions and design features
  • Compliant to ELV, WEEE and RoHS specifications

availability

EP®15 Bearing forms made to order: cylindrical bushings, flanged bushings, thrust washers, sliding plates, half-bushings, customized bearing designs

STRUCTURE AND COMPOSITION

Polymer: POM (Polyoxymethylene)

Additives: PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene), UV Stabilizer

Microsection

Microsection of GGB EP15 Self-Lubricating Engineered Plastic Bushings

 

POM + PTFE
+ UV stabiliser

 

OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Dry Very Good
Oil lubricated Good
Grease lubricated Good
Water lubricated Fair
Process fluid lubricated Good after resistance testing

BEARING PROPERTIES

CHARACTERISTICS Standard Unit Value
Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength ISO 179/1eU kJ/m2 45
Charpy Notched Impact Strength ISO 179/1eA kJ/m2 4.5
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion ISO 11359-2:1999-10 x10-6 120
Minimum Temperature - °C / °F -40 / -40
Maximum Temperature - °C / °F 125 / 260
Maximum Extended Temperature limit - °C / °F 125 / 260
Density

DIN EN ISO 1183-1:2013-04

DIN EN ISO 1183-2:2004-10

g/cm3 1.50
Tensile Strength

DIN EN ISO 527-1:2012-06

DIN EN ISO 527-2:2012-06

DIN EN ISO 527-3:2003-07

N/mm / psi 50 / 7252
Elastic Modulus in Tension

DIN EN ISO 178:2013-09

DIN EN ISO 527-1:2012-06

DIN EN ISO 604:2003-12

N/mm / psi 2750 / 398854
Maximum Static Load - N/mm / psi 65 / 9500
Coefficient of Friction -   0.09 – 0.15
Color -   Blue