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Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - White Paper on Automotive Design Solutions

RENCOL® tolerance ring solutions for electric motor housings for simplified process assembly and better stator retention forces. (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Steering Drivers Safely with Yoke-Guide Bearings

Saint-Gobain for NORGLIDE® Steering Yoke Guide Bearings for Automotive applications with engineered benefits all car drivers can appreciate. (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Stator Mount Design Improved with Tolerance Rings

RENCOL® Tolerance Ring technology provides solutions in optimising stator joint design.

A significant trend in the automotive industry is the shift to lightweight design. This shift has led to the use of different materials such as aluminium. In the electric motor market this can cause problems due to difference in the thermal expansion coefficients. The aluminium housing will... (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Design Products That Make Applications Quieter

Saint-Gobain NORGLIDE® Bearings & RENCOL® Tolerance Rings are one step closer to a noise-free future. (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Engineering Solutions for Your Design Challenges

Saint-Gobain provides custom composite bearings and tolerance rings for a variety of demanding applications. These small parts make a big difference in providing manufacturers and customers with smart design, perfect fit, noise free, and long life benefits. (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Our Promise for Friction Control and Longer Life

Saint-Gobain’s customisable NORGLIDE® Bearings and RENCOL® Tolerance Rings can help manufacturers protect Automotive hinge components in a number of ways. (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Quieter, Energy-Efficient Small Parts for HVAC

Consumers are seeking quieter, more energy-efficient ways to achieve the ideal level of comfort. (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Tolerance Rings Extend Life of Hard Disk Drives

The digital era has generated access to unparalleled amounts of information. Consumers and businesses now expect to be able to access and use vast amounts of data, instantly and easily. (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Yoke Bearings Reduce Friction & Cost for OEMs

NORGLIDE® Yoke Bearings Reduce Friction and Costs for Automotive Steering Systems

NORGLIDE® yoke bearings provide a solution to improve the performance of automotive steering systems. (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Cost Savings & Performance with Our Small Parts

NORGLIDE® bearings and RENCOL® tolerance rings make a big difference in cost savings and performance for both Automotive OEMs and vehicle owners. (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Bearings & Tolerance Rings for Auto Applications

NORGLIDE® bearings and RENCOL® tolerance rings make a big difference in cost savings and performance for both Automotive OEMs and vehicle owners. These brands offer solutions for an impressively wide range of automotive applications such as interior, exterior, powertrain, and steering systems. (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Smart Design Components for Auto Interior/Exterior

Saint-Gobain’s small parts make a big difference in manufacturing efficiency and product performance related to Automotive interior / exterior applications. (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Bearings & Tolerance Rings Make a Big Difference

Saint-Gobain’s small parts make a big difference in manufacturing efficiency and product performance with its NORGLIDE® composite bearings and RENCOL® tolerance rings used in applications such as Automotive Steering, Automotive Interior / Exterior, Automotive Powertrain, Bicycles, Hard Disk Drives, Electric Motors, Industrial Pumps and Valves, and more. (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Tolerance Rings for a Multitude of Applications

Saint-Gobain’s small parts make a big difference in manufacturing efficiency and product performance with its RENCOL® tolerance ring products for use in Industrial, Automotive, Hard Disk Drive, and other applications. (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Composite Bearings Offer Savings & Performance

NORGLIDE® Bearings are self-lubricating, lead-free, plain bearings, custom-manufactured to reduce friction and provide maintenance-free performance in numerous industrial design applications. (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Smart Design Components for Automotive Powertrains

Saint-Gobain’s small parts make a big difference in manufacturing efficiency and product performance in Automotive Powertrain applications. (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Smart Design Components for Auto Steering Systems

Saint-Gobain’s small parts make a big difference in manufacturing efficiency and product performance related to Automotive Steering Systems. (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Smooth-operating Composite Bearings for Bicycles

Small parts make a big difference in Bicycle components (read more)

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings - Low-Friction Bearings for Industrial Valves, Pumps

Small parts, such as bearings used in hydraulic systems, can make a big difference in improving efficiency and lowering emissions. Attached to the shaft of the piston pump, a bearing has to enable continuous, smooth movement over the lifetime of the pump, while using minimal energy to rotate the drive shaft and power the machine. (read more)

News articles and press releases for Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - Bearings and Tolerance Rings:

08/03/2015

Saint-Gobain attended the OEM Forum Doors & Hoods in Rüsselsheim, Germany (Opel plant). NORGLIDE® Bearings & RENCOL® Tolerance Ring customers & OEM engineers viewed product demonstrations and discussed design impact on current and next-generation cars.

08/03/2015

Saint-Gobain members were at the JSAE Automotive Engineering Expo in Yokohama. Our Japanese team provided demonstrations of NORGLIDE® Bearings & RENCOL® Tolerance Rings and how they can deliver key performance benefits for design challenges.

05/13/2014

Saint-Gobain, global manufacturer of NORGLIDE® Bearings and RENCOL® Tolerance Rings, has launched a Chinese-language website to provide information on engineered products for automotive, bicycle, electronic, industrial and energy applications.

01/02/2014

Escalating price wars between leading brands and vehicle lightweighting, necessitated by carbon emissions' reduction legislation, have driven down profit margins, placing car makers under more pressure to streamline production costs.

01/02/2014

Saint-Gobain works in close concert with partners up and down the pumps industry supply chain to develop composite bearing solutions capable of enhancing operational performance of hydraulic piston pumps for off-highway construction equipment.

09/27/2013

With the cost of raw materials rising due to increasing competition from emerging multinational computer brands, Hard Disk Drive manufacturers are searching for ways to protect profit margins without impacting sales.

09/18/2013

The bicycle industry is booming--its value anticipated to exceed $64 million by 2018. Issues such as the rising cost of materials and the need to optimize bicycle performance and offer attractive features to end users, are challenging that future.

09/09/2013

One hundred mile challenge in the high altitude Colorado Rockies tests man, woman and cycling technology. Saint-Gobain, manufacturer of NORGLIDE® bearings, was a sponsor of this event.

06/13/2013

The 2013 Annual Energy Outlook from the US Energy Information Administration reveals that increased generation from renewable energy is expected to account for 32% of the overall domestic growth in electricity generation from 2011 to 2040.

06/04/2013

Building on its success in the construction and industrial pumps market in the U.S., Saint-Gobain launched its innovative NORGLIDE composite bearings solutions for hydraulic pump technology in heavy-duty vehicles throughout Europe and Asia.

03/13/2013

Saint-Gobain makes available its new brochure on NORGLIDE bearings and RENCOL tolerance rings for Automotive Interior applications.

02/13/2013

Saint-Gobain recently launched a new brochure that explains uses and benefits of composite bearings, tolerance rings and cable liners in Automotive Powertrain Applications. Solutions for alternators to throttle body motor mounts, shifter cables and more.

09/01/2012

Saint-Gobain, a leading supplier of high-performance polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) composite bearings to the bike industry, was proud to be one of the sponsors of the Leadville event this year.

08/17/2012

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, the manufacturer of high-performance composite bearings, had the honour of sponsoring the IG London Nocturne night-time race this year.

06/12/2012

The trend towards increasing efficiencies within the powertrain and chassis components helps to bring about savings in fuel and meeting carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction targets.

03/19/2012

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has launched the innovative and cost-effective NORGLIDE® PRO bearing to replace the traditional sintered bush bearing commonly used in household fan motors.

03/19/2012

Saint-Gobain launched a cost-effective bearing solution for bicycle components to reduce friction and improve performance. NORGLIDE® composite bearings are now available with Eko Plus material to allow more bike manufacturers access to this technology.

03/07/2012

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics demonstrated the full range of possible applications of its NORGLIDE® composite bearings and NORSLIDE® cable liners on a custom-engineered, fully operating Norco Phaser 1 mountain bicycle .

09/14/2011

A veteran industry executive from Saint-Gobain confronts solar industry growth issues in a newly released question and answer video format and offers guidance on the steps solar industry players must take to remain competitive.

09/02/2011

SOLGLIDE® T and SOLGLIDE® M families of bearings for systems in solar power plants will be showcased at the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (26th EU PVSEC) in September.

06/20/2011

Saint-Gobain Solar invites you to register for CSP Today, Las Vegas, NV, June 29 - 30. Registrants will receive a $250 discount.

06/10/2011

Saint-Gobain will be launching its SOLGLIDE T and M families of bearings at the CSP Today Summit later this month in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bearings are chemically resistant and self-lubricating.

05/26/2011

Saint-Gobain recently showcased its innovative NORGLIDE® H- and T-Type bearings at the Vehicle Dynamics Expo in Germany. This bearing technology reduces CO2 emissions, saves energy and improves overall vehicle performance for automotive manufacturers.

03/31/2011

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics launches a cost-effective bearing solution for bicycle components to reduce friction and improve performance.

03/29/2011

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics have launched an innovative NORGLIDE® yoke bearing for automotive steering applications.