Technical Articles

GGB has published these technical articles:

(Bearings and Bushings)
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GGB Bearing Technology's low-friction, self-lubricating bearings offer a complete solution for the fluid power industry....
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Brazil's Belo Monte Hydroelectric Dam is a complex of dams, numerous dykes and a series of canals supplying two different power stations with water....
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Spherical bearings are also referred to as spherical plain bearings, spherical ball bearings or ball bushings....
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GGB EP™ injection-molded bearings provide Hobie Cat 16 with superior wear resistance and low friction over a wide range of conditions....
(Bearings and Bushings)
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Ferrum AG, Rupperswil, Switzerland, manufactures centrifuges for separating solids from liquids in a wide range of industrial processes, such as extracting de-icing and table salt from concentrated...
(Bearing Components)
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Recent developments in self-lubricating fiber/resin composite bearing technology have included fiber construction to overcome machining limitations while providing superior tribological performance....
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The first bridge to pivot on four self-aligning bearings, the Gateshead Millennium Bridge has both a fixed and a floating bearing found on either side of the river. DB™ maintenance-free bearings...
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Worldwide, GGB supplies nearly all major Tier-1 and Tier-2 suppliers in the automotive industry in addition to every major OEM....
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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...
(Bearing Components)
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Structural and Chemical Alterations in Transfer Films...
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Glossary of bearing types...
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GGB Bearing Technology recently developed a new type of pintle bearing for refurbishment of the miter gates in the Panama Canal's lock system....
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Founded in 1996, the Swiss-based medical technology company works closely with leading clinics and research centers to develop innovative therapy solutions....
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A major Scandinavian steel producer with global operations recently installed the first section of a new roller cooling bed, for which it turned to GGB Bearing Technology for a bearing solution....
(Bearing Components)
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Modular track systems used for heavy equipment are subjected to enormous loads, both from the weight of the equipment itself, as well as shock impacts from traveling across inhospitable terrain. ATI...
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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...
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One of GGB's valued customers is Siemens VAI Metals Technologies; one of the global leaders for the metallurgical industry, offering tailored solutions for integrated steel and metallurgical...
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Mahesh Thangamani, GGB India Sales Manager, was interviewed by MotorIndia magazine. In the article published on 17 March, Mahesh provides details about PyroSlide™1100, GGB High Temperature...
(Bearings and Bushings)
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Plain cylindrical bearings are made to handle heavier loads and higher speeds than ball bearings and cylindrical roller bearings, both of which are bearings with rolling elements. This is because...
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Flange bearings consist of a cylindrical body with a flange at one end. These bearings are capable of supporting radial loads as well as light axial loads due to the flange providing a thrust surface....
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Plain bearings, also referred to as bushes, bushings or sleeve bearings, are cylindrical shaped and have no moving parts....
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Back to FAQ While all ball bearings reduce rotational friction, some high precision bearings are specially manufactured to withstand support loads, or bearing loads, in various directions. Two...
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Plain bearings, also referred to as bushings, sleeve bearings, solid bearings, shaft bearings, or journal bearings, are differentiated from roller bearings by the fact that plain bearings have no...
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Thrust washers, also referred to as thrust bearings or thrust plates, are flat, disk-shaped bearings that are made of either metal-polymer or fiber reinforced composite material....
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What are the different types of ball bearings, and what are their applications?...
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Bushings, (sometimes called plain bearings, plain bushings, or sleeve bearings) reduce friction between two surfaces sliding against each other....
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Deep groove ball bearings are the most common type of ball bearing. They are commonly used in electric motors and in household appliances, car motors, office machinery, automation control, and garden...
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A roller bearing is a type of rolling-element bearing that uses a cylinder (roller) instead of a ball. In general, the cylindrical bearings allow for greater radial loads. They are made to handle...
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Sleeve bearings (sometimes called bushings, journal bearings or plain bearings) facilitate linear movement between two parts. Sleeve bearings consist of a metal, plastic or fiber-reinforced composite...
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Slide bearings facilitate precise linear motion and accommodate structural expansion....
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A bushing is one classification of the overall category of bearings....
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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Tribology is the science of wear, friction and lubrication, and encompasses how interacting surfaces and other tribo-elements behave in relative motion in natural and artificial systems.This includes...
(Bearings and Bushings)
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Bearings design has sometimes led and sometimes reacted to changes in technology. One thing that hasn't changed is that wear on bearings has, and always will be the single biggest problem the...