GGB helps create a world of motion with minimal frictional loss through plain bearing and surface engineering technologies.

GGB’s wide choice of bearing materials includes metal-polymer, engineered plastics, fiber reinforced composite, metals and bimetals, bushing blocks and thrust plates as well as specialized housings and assemblies all available in standard or custom sizes and shapes, and manufactured to precise spécifications.

Plain bearings are usually cylindrical in shape and contain no moving parts. Standard configurations include cylindrical bearings, flanged bearings, thrust washers and flanged thrust washers and sliding plates of various shapes. They also can be made to custom designs.

With R&D, testing and production facilities in the United States, Germany, France, Brazil, Slovakia and China, GGB partners with customers worldwide on customized tribological design solutions that are efficient and environmentally sustainable. GGB’s engineers bring their expertise and passion for tribology to a wide range of industries, including automotive, aerospace and industrial manufacturing.

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    GGB-MEGALIFE™ XTFiber Reinforced Composite PTFE Thrust Washer offer the following benefits:

    • Proprietary filled PTFE tape liner on both surfaces
    • Excellent shock resistance
    • High load capacity
    • Excellent misalignment resistance
    • Excellent contamination resistance
    • Good surface speed capability
    • Very good friction and wear properties
    • Good chemical resistance

    Please contact GGB UK for further information:
    Tel: +44 121 767 9100