September 30, 2020
GGB ANNECY VIRTUALLY OPENS THE DOORS OF ITS PRODUCTION PLANT
For the first time in its history, GGB Annecy will open the doors of the manufacturing plant...
PyroSlideTM 1100 Webinar:
Discover How to Beat the Heat with GGB’s New High Temperature Powder Metal Bearing Solution
Hydro White Paper:
GGB Composite Bearing Design with Improved Tribology and Machinability for Aggressive Applications
Get in touch with our experts
Oil & Gas
Increase Service Life
Replace Roller Bearings
Reduce Size / Weight
Engineered Plastics Bearings
Fiber Reinforced Composite Bearings
Metal and Bimetal Bearings
Bushing Blocks and Thrust Plates
Refuse collection vehicles operate 8 hours a day, 365 days a year. The articulating packing mechanisms at the rear of these vehicles are designed to withstand dusty, dirty, heavily loaded, low-speed cyclical operating conditions.
To make the process cleaner and more efficient, the manufacturer wanted to replace the mechanisms’ greased brass/bronze bushings and pins that would fail prematurely if not continually regreased.
HSG (High Strength GAR-MAX®) heavy-duty bearings were tested for their ability to withstand the magnitude of the loads involved in the application. With a static load capacity of 415 MPa, the self-lubricating, maintenance-free bearings were more than capable of handling the extreme loading conditions.
In addition, these industrial bearings provide excellent shock load resistance, low friction performance and high wear resistance under slow oscillating movements or rotating speeds.
The results of field trials indicated a considerably longer service life with HSG heavy-duty bearings.
Other benefits included:
Explore our customer reviews