Announcements

GGB has promoted these products:

GGB - What is Tribology?

Tribology is not an isolated science, but rather a complex, multidisciplinary endeavor where advances are made by collaborative efforts of researchers from fields including mechanical engineering, manufacturing, materials science and engineering, chemistry and chemical engineering, physics, mathematics, biomedical science and engineering, computer science, and more. (read more)

GGB - Aerospace Bearings for the Aeronautic Industry

With custom aerospace bearing solutions, we are able to provide a product that meets the needs of any client. Our bearings can be found throughout the entire body of an aircraft from landing gear to flight control. When dealing with any customer we like to partner up early within the design process so that we are able to design specific parts that are environmentally friendly aerospace c... (read more)

GGB - Construction Bearings for Heavy Duty Applications

Grease free, maintenance free and corrosion resistant, our anti friction bearing solutions can be found in a wide range construction equipment systems, including crane bearings, blade leveling cylinders, excavator bearings, king pins, suspension pivots, rear rippers, trunnion bearings and more. (read more)

GGB - Fluid Bearings

Beginning at the initial design phase, our expert application engineering team can partner with equipment manufacturers to identify ways that our fluid bearings can be built to improve functionality and efficiency. (read more)

GGB - Compact, weight-saving designs

The structure of GGB DP31 metal polymer self-lubricating bearings consists of a strong steel backing, a sinter bronze interlayer impregnated and overlaid with an anti-friction overlay consisting of PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene), fluoropolymer and other performance enhancing fillers.
The design, structure and composition of DP31 self-lubricating bearings are ideally suited to... (read more)

GGB - Boot, Bonnet and Door Hinges

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 automotive 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 r... (read more)

GGB - New Case Hardened Steel Bearings

Designed to provide exceptional wear and seizure resistance in high load, low rotational speed applications, the new GGB-SHB™ bearings are ideal for use in earthmoving and drilling machinery, farm implements, hydraulic cylinders and a wide range of industrial equipment. (read more)

GGB - GGB-CSM®

Thick Walled Monometal Bearings

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Self-lubricating metal bearings produced by metallurgic powder
  • Maintenance-free bearings with homogeneously distributed solid lubricant (graphite, MoS2) in the metallic matrix
  • High load capacity and temperature ranges up to 600°C possible depending on the alloy
  • Corrosion resistant al...
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GGB - BEARINGS SOLUTIONS THAT FUEL INNOVATION

When you do business with GGB, you work with a company that understands the key issues in the oil and gas industry and is focused on developing bearing assemblies that last longer, require less maintenance and perform better than anything else on the market.

With short lead times, quick turnarounds and a global network of manufacturing, sales and service facilities, GGB is positio... (read more)

GGB - Global Leader in High Performance Bearings

GGB’s wide choice of product materials includes metal-polymer (e.g. the worldwide known DU bush), solid polymer, filament wound, metal bearings, 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 specifications. Application experts... (read more)

GGB - Stronger Bearings for Longer Service Life

Our self-lubricating, environmentally friendly agricultural bearings are used in tractors, backhoes, mowers, cultivators, seeders, harvesters, sprayers, plows, tillers, planters and more to deliver superior performance and reduce system costs. (read more)

GGB - Self-lubricating and maintenance-free

APPLICATIONS
Industrial: General mechanical engineering, applications at high loads, iron foundry, steel and aluminum industry, furnaces, blower, steel
works, food and beverage industry, packaging equipment, agriculture and construction machines, handling equipment, tire molds, etc. (read more)

GGB - A Reliable, Lighter, Grease-Free Solution

For manufacturers of construction and other off-highway equipment, GGB fiber reinforced composite bearings are a greaseless, maintenance-free solution with an extended service life. Our bearings provide superior performance and lower cost of ownership without the need for complex automated greasing systems. (read more)

GGB - Nothing can replace experience

In Reinfeld, Germany, Hobie dealer Sport Mohr retrofits the boats for use in regattas. For greater ease and accuracy of steering, European regatta champion, Detlef Mohr, owner and operator of Sport Mohr turned to GGB for a bearing solution to reduce play and abrasion in the bolted joints of the boats’ dual tiller/rudder systems. (read more)

GGB - Self-lubricating, maintenance-free

Crop sprayers, both self-propelled and trailed, incorporate plain bearings in the pivot joints of the arms to fold and unfold them.

This demanding application requires plain bearings that can operate in all types of harsh weather conditions and resist corrosion from chemical exposure during controlled dosing of dry or liquid herbicides, pesticides and fertilizers. (read more)

GGB - Superior performance: metal polymer plain bushings

The superior performance of metal polymer plain bushings lies in their unique composite structure:

  • Impregnated anti-friction overlay enriched with PTFE and fillers or extruded thermoplastic tape
  • Porous sintered bronze interlayer for high wear resistance
  • Steel or bronze backing for high mechanical strength
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GGB - Engineered Plastics Bearings

Engineered plastics out of thermoplastic bearing material are processed by injection moulding. This production method enables us to produce unlimited dimensions in accordance to our standard, and also parts with special designs and features. (read more)

GGB - industrial bearings and Application Solutions

A Broad Range of industrial bearings and Application Solutions (read more)

GGB - Self-aligning bearing housing assemblies.

Typical applications include wind energy, handling systems, conveyor pulleys, printing and textile machinery, cranes, hoists, heating and ventilation equipment, and marine equipment, among others. (read more)

GGB - Good fatigue and wear resistance

CHARACTERISTICS
•Suitable for use with oil lubrication
•High load capacity
•Good fatigue and wear resistance
•High mechanical strength
•Good friction
•Excellent machinability (read more)

GGB - Suitable for use with oil lubrication

•Suitable for use with oil lubrication
•High load capacity
•Good fatigue and wear resistance
•High mechanical strength
•Good friction
•Excellent machinability (read more)

GGB - GGB Bearings on Mars

Bearings Designed to Endure Extreme Conditions (read more)

GGB - GGB Bearings Go to Mars

GGB Bearing Technology, an EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPO), is helping NASA’s Curiosity rover to explore the surface of the planet Mars. GGB manufactured DU® metal-polymer bearings are critical components in the drill that Curiosity is using to sample rocks in the Martian landscape in temperatures ranging from -54°C to +110°C (-65°F to +230°F). (read more)

GGB - Reliable, Durable Bearings to Extend Service Life

Often subjected to dirty, abrasive environments where maintenance is difficult or impractical, GGB self-lubricating bearings are ideal for use in iron foundries, steel plants and civil engineering projects, where they deliver a more reliable performance compared to bronze bearings (read more)

GGB - Superior Advantages in High Performance Bearings

GGB maintenance-free bearings are compatible with common hydraulic fluids and many types of water emulsions, making them ideal for use in vane pumps, gear and piston pumps and motors. In addition to excellent friction and wear properties, their ability to perform reliably under demanding loads and speeds make them well suited for many fluid power applications. (read more)

News articles and press releases for GGB:

09/04/2017

GGB Bearing Technology, a global leader in high performance bearing solutions, has announced the launch of a new Chinese version of the GGB website, www.ggbearings.cn...

03/17/2017

In accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements, GGB EP™63 self-lubricating engineered plastic bearings recently passed a variety of flammability and toxicity tests for interior aircraft certification.

05/31/2016

GGB Bearing Technology, a global leader in high performance bearing solutions, proudly announces the 70th anniversary of its Annecy, France headquarter and manufacturing facility.

05/10/2016

GGB Bearing Technology EXALIGN™, MINI and UNI self-aligning bearing assemblies compensate for shaft misalignment up to +/- 5º, reducing edge-load, premature wear and power transfer deficiencies.

12/09/2015

2016 marks the 60th anniversary of GGB Bearing Technology’s iconic DU® bearing. In 1956 Glacier Metal Company, GGB’s predecessor, revolutionized the bearing industry with the introduction of the world’s first self-lubricating metal-polymer bearings.

10/12/2015

GGB France is the first GGB company to successfully achieve integrated recertification to four global standards – ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, OHSAS 18001, and ISO 14001.

07/23/2015

GGB Slovakia s.r.o., a division of GGB Bearing Technology, has been named the Žilina region’s most financially healthy manufacturer among businesses with sales between 10 to 50 million euros.

07/14/2015

Today’s advanced plain bearings from GGB Bearing Technology offer a number of significant advantages compared with rolling-element bearings.

07/03/2015

GGB Bearing Technology now offers a 64-page brochure on its range of bushings for the U.S. market, including its new HPMB™ machinable filament wound bearings and GGB-SZ™ lead-free bimetal bearings.

11/27/2014

GGB Bearing Technology, formerly Glacier Garlock Bearings, now offers German and French language versions of its new website. Designed to provide visitors a better online experience

10/16/2014

GGB Bearing Technology, formerly Glacier Garlock Bearings, announced today that it has no connection with UMAX BY s.r.o., which has been presenting itself as a distributor for GGB products in the Republic of Belarus and the Czech Republic.

06/24/2014

Three of GGB Bearing Technologies’ (GGB) 10 manufacturing facilities are marking milestone anniversaries this year. The company’s plants in Heilbronn, Germany and Dieuze, France were established 40 years ago

03/27/2014

GGB Bearing Technology is extremely pleased to announce the launch of its new corporate website. Designed with a modern fresh look, the new site offers to both existing and potential GGB customers user-friendly navigation

02/27/2014

GGB Bearing Technology has a multitude of test benches available that provide our experts with the extensive product knowledge needed to give customers an appropriate and validated bearing selection and design.

09/23/2013

A new video from GGB Bearing Technology, formerly Glacier Garlock Bearings, is now available to watch on video-sharing website YouTube. The video demonstrates the latest innovative, patented bearing design developed by GGB.

04/08/2013

GGB Bearing Technology, formerly Glacier Garlock Bearings, now offers two new metallic bearing materials. Its GGB-CSM™ series is made of solid material, and its bimetal GGB-CBM™ series features sliding layers sintered onto metallic backings.

04/08/2013

GGB Bearing Technology (formerly Glacier Garlock Bearings) has developed a patented design for the industry’s first dual-component, double-flanged solid polymer bearings, call ed FLASH-CLICK™.