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Metal-Polymer Bearings

Metal-Polymer Bearings

DX®

Metal-Polymer Plain Bearings Grease Lubricated

CHARACTERISTICS

  • DX marginally lubricated bushings for grease or oil lubricated applications
  • Standard parts contain grease indents in the sliding layer; plain sliding layer available by request
  • Optimum performance under relatively high loads and low speeds
  • Suitable for linear, oscillating and rotating movements
  • Wide range of parts available from stock

Bearing forms available in standard dimensions

Cylindrical bushes                        Flanged bushes

Thrust washers                            Sliding plates

Bearing forms made to order: cylindrical bushes with non-standard lengths and wall thickness, flanged bearings, hexagonal and square bores, liner on outer diameter, customized bearing designs

STRUCTURE AND COMPOSITION

Metal-Polymer Composite Bushing Material 
Steel Back + Porous Bronze Sinter +
POM with Lubrication Indents

 

MICROSECTION

DX-Bush-microsection

OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Dry Poor
Oil lubricated Good
Grease lubricated Very Good
Water lubricated Poor
Process fluid lubricated Poor
FOR SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE
Dry GAR-MAX / HSG / GAR-FIL / MLG
Water lubricated HPM / HPF / DP4-B
Process fluid lubricated DP4 / HI-EX /
GAR-FIL

DX® bearing material is known by various names such as DX or DXR. Buying a DX® bearing from GGB or its authorized distributors guarantees that you do not receive a counterfeit product.  

     BEARING PROPERTIES

GENERAL   Unit Value
Maximum load, p

Static

Dynamic

N/mm2

N/mm2

140

140

Operating temperature

Min

Max

°C

°C

– 40

130

Coefficient of linear thermal expansion

Parallel to the surface

10-6/K

11

Normal to the surface 10-6/K 29
GREASE LUBRICATED      
Maximum sliding speed, U   m/s

2.5

Maximum pU factor

 

N/mm2 x m/s

2.8

Coefficient of friction

 

 

0.06 – 0.12

RECOMMENDATIONS      
Shaft surface roughness, Ra

 

µm

≤ 0.4

Shaft surface hardness

Normal

For longer service life

HB

HB

> 200

> 350

   BEARING PROPERTIES

GENERAL   Unit Value
Maximum load, p

Static

Dynamic

psi

psi

20 000

20 000

Operating temperature

Min

Max

°F

°F

– 40

265

Coefficient of linear thermal expansion

Parallel to the surface

10-6/F

6

Normal to the surface 10-6/F 17
GREASE LUBRICATED      
Maximum sliding speed, U   fpm

500

Maximum pU factor

 

psi x fpm

80 000

Coefficient of friction

 

 

0.06 – 0.12

RECOMMENDATIONS      
Shaft surface roughness, Ra

 

µin

≤ 16

Shaft surface hardness

Normal

For longer service life

HB

HB

> 200

> 350

 

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Custom Lengths Available

Thyssing can supply custom lengths upto 410mm long free of charge.

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Metric and Imperial Sizes

Both Metric and Imperial sizes are available to achieve the design requirements.

Australian Stock

Thyssing keep a wide range of stock here in Australia to reduce lead time for customers.

Low Maintenance

Garmax Bushes are Self lubricating so you can save time and money on maintenance.

We're here to help!

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any design enquiries. Our experienced engineers are ready to help you with any enquiries and are willing to assist you with support to make sure you get the right product for your application.

Phone

(03) 9464 2950

Address

33 Nevin Drive, Thomastown VIC 3074

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