FTL Technology Datasheets for Plain Bearings and Sleeve Bearings

Plain bearings and sleeve bearings (also referred to as bushings or journal bearings) are used to constrain, guide or reduce friction in rotary or linear applications. They function via a sliding action.
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Composite Bearings Composite bearings are manufactured from thermosetting resins reinforced with synthetic fibres. The physical and mechanical properties of this composite material make it an excellent bearing material. By varying the fabric...
Polyester Bearings Demand for non-ferrous bearings has been steadily rising in reciprocating and some rotating applications, replacing more traditional offerings. To obtain the optimum life from any seal, the guidance of the...
Glycodur® Bearings Glycodur® dry sliding bearings are a cost effective, press fit bearing system that can be elegantly packaged into an abundance of applications across wide variety of markets, including Food &
Thermoplastic Bearings Polyoxymethylene, also known as acetal, polyacetal and polyformaldehyde, is an engineering thermoplastic used in precision parts requiring high stiffness, low friction, and excellent dimensional stability. Polyacetal bearings are uniquely suited...
PTFE Bearings PTFE bearings are uniquely suited to applications where low friction and dry running are critically important. PTFE bearings have the added benefit of having a wide operational temperature range (-260⁰C...
Carbon Bearings Self-lubricating carbon/graphite bearings are ideal for applications where marginal or zero lubrication exists. Additives, including metal alloys, can improve the performance of carbon/graphite bearings. These impregnated composite materials allow bearings...