September 13, 2017
GGB to Present Paper, Exhibit at HYDRO 2017
GGB Bearing Technology principal engineer for tribological materials Michael Kim will present a...
From September 25, 2017 to September 27, 2017
CTI Symposium China
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From October 9, 2017 to October 13, 2017
MSV Brno 2017
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AT A GLANCE
Before the use of metal polymer plain bearings, grease was applied to boot, bonnet and door hinges to act as a lubricant between the pin and the housing during the opening and closing of the hinge.
The disadvantages of this greased solution are:
The majority of today’s passenger vehicles, vans and trucks are fitted with hinges that use self-lubricating GGB DP4 metal polymer plain bearings.
The structure of GGB DP4 composite bearings consists of a strong steel backing, to which is bonded a porous bronze sinter interlayer impregnated and overlaid with a PTFE enriched wear resistant bearing layer.
This highly resistant composite bearing structure can withstand specific loads of up to 250 MPa / 36 000 psi and temperatures up to 280°C / 536°F which exceeds the curing temperatures of the cataphoretic paint process.
In automotive hinges, the excellent self-lubricating properties of GGB DP4 metal polymer composite bearings offer the following benefits:
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