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GGB - New EP®15 Tribological Solution

GGB’s new EP®15 material is designed specifically for demanding outdoor and solar energy applications, and is durable enough to withstand harsh exposure to UV rays. Bearing failure at a solar farm can cost tens of thousands of dollars in lost energy; the EP®15 solution delivers reliability to keep the operation running. (read more)

GGB - PyroSlide™ High-Temperature Tribological Solution

The new PyroSlide™ 1100 high-temperature bearing material will improve surface engineering in several applications by withstanding temperatures up to 800 degrees Celsius. High-temperature solutions will offer a high load capacity and wear resistance while delivering low-friction properties and corrosion resistance. (read more)

GGB - AuGlide™ - New High Load Tribological Solution

Green Engineered Solutions for Hard-Working Applications


New AuGlide™ tribological bearing solutions from GGB tout a bimetal, lead-free composition, making them suitable for high load applications and RoHS compliant. Suitable for harsh operating conditions. The products are machinable, customizable and their thi... (read more)

GGB - High Performance bearings for Automotive

Even in the most demanding environments, customers benefit from the low friction, high wear resistance and the exceptional reliability of GGB automotive bearings for applications including wipers, convertible tops, interiors, struts, levers, pedals and many more (read more)

GGB - Selecting the ideal automotive bearings

Many features that contribute to the safety and comfort of the modern vehicle rely on selecting the ideal automotive bearings to meet strict criteria for the design, function and performance of the application. GGB provides more than 50 auto bearing solutions for automotive applications. (read more)

GGB - Automotive Seat Applications

As bearings can affect other components including housing, shaft and support structures, selecting the right automotive bearing is critical for car manufacturers and suppliers. (read more)

GGB - On the Waterfront with GGB Bearings

Designed to replace a greased bronze bearing in a key chassis component, the GGB solution includes a specially designed fiber reinforced composite bearing and dual-part axial thrust washer made of engineered plastics materials. (read more)

GGB - Corrosion resistant in humid/saline environments

Good bushing performance in dry working conditions. Very good bushing performance in lubricated or marginally lubricated applications Corrosion resistant in humid/saline environments Very good price performance ratio Very good weight performance ratio Within injection moulding tool feasibility unlimited dimensions and design featu... (read more)

GGB - Fiber Reinforced Composite Bearing

Fiber Reinforced Composite Bearing with PTFE Tape Liner (read more)

GGB - Composite Bearing Design with Improved Tribology

Composite Bearing Design with Improved Tribology and Machinability for Aggressive Applications (read more)

GGB - GGB Study Delves into Micro-Tribological Processes

Dry running plain composite bearings have been of great interest for numerous applications due to their remarkable sliding performance over a wide-range of Pressure-Velocity (PV) Factor values. The sliding performance of dry running shaft bearing contacts is affected by numerous surface engineering related factors. One essential factor is the formation and development of high quality tra... (read more)

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 - 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. (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)


Thick Walled Monometal Bearings


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... (read more)


When you do business with GGB, you work with a company that understands the key issues in the oil and gas industry. (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 - 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 - EXALIGN™ - Bearing Housing

EXALIGN™ self-aligning bearing housings are designed to be used with our range of metal polymer bearings. (read more)

GGB - Self-lubricating and maintenance-free

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 (read more)

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 - Good fatigue and wear resistance

•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 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 - PyroSlide™ 1100 high temperature bearings

Designed and intended for dry running applications operating at elevated temperatures (read more)

GGB - Reduce Fretting Wear and Fretting Corrosion

Learn How to Reduce Fretting Wear and Fretting Corrosion using Self-lubricating Surfaces (read more)

GGB - RELIABILITY for Air conditioning & compressors

RELIABILITY For Air Conditioning and refrigeration Compressors (read more)

GGB - Fluid Bearings - Water Emulsion & Hydraulic Fluid

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)

GGB - Tribological solutions for aerospace

In the aerospace industry every detail matters. Because even the smallest inefficiencies can compromise cost, ride quality and passenger safety. GGB's lightweight, maintenance-free bearings not only meet but exceed expectations. (read more)

GGB - Custom solutions for aerospace bearings

Our aircraft bearing solutions are used across a broad range of aerospace applications from landing gear, flight controls and engines, to passenger seating and a wide variety of made-to-measure applications for the Aerospace industry. (read more)

GGB - New Line of Tribological Polymer Coatings
  • TriboShield® brings performance improvements through better friction management in complex sliding surfaces where traditional bearings cannot operate, leading to energy savings, simpler designs and lower system costs.
  • Self-lubricating GGB polymer coatings are specially formulated to deliver a wide array of benefits such as low friction, and resistance to wear, c...
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News articles and press releases for GGB:


GGB is gearing up for the 53rd International Paris Air Show, June 17th-23rd, at Le Bourget Airport Exhibition Center in north Paris, France.


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


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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™.