metal-polymer plain bearings strip– with a PTFE gliding layer – operate “dry”.

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Metal/polymer composite plain bearings are bearings for very small radial or axial design envelopes. They run with little noise and are.

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Metal-Polymer Bearings – Strips

sliding bearing materials: metal-polymer plain bearings

Self-lubricating Bearing Plates

Metals, more precisely steel, bronze, copper or brass plate

Lubrication & Maintenance strips for dry-running applications

01. Steel + sintered bronze+ PTFE

Consisting of a metal backing for high mechanical strength and a sintered bronze layer, Metal-Polymer bearings are impregnated with an anti-friction overlay

02. Steel + sintered bronze+ POM

Metal/polymer composite plain bearings are bearings for very small radial or axial design envelopes. They run with little noise and are.

03. Metal-Polymer Anti-Friction Plain Bearings

Metal/Polymer Composite Plain Bearings: Advantages. High static loads possible, relatively good heat dissipation,Low coefficient of friction (PTFE)

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Manufacturer of Self-lubricated composite material in flat strips.

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Flat Strips-Much more than a metal sheet

Manufacturer of Self-lubricated dry sliding bearings material in flat strips, a composite structure flat sheet consists of a carbon steel backed/bronze backed/stainless backed, an intermediate layer of bronze, PTFE/POM based sliding lining.We maintain a wide selection of standard strips wall thickness and custom sizes to fit all of your bushing & sliding bearings application needs.

Comparison of sliding bearing strip plate materials: metal-polymer plain bearings plates

What are metal-polymer plain bearings strip & plate?

Metal-polymer plain bearings and weigh the specific advantages and disadvantages compared to other plain bearing materials.

Why are there metal-polymer plain bearings?

Metals, more precisely steel, bronze, copper or brass, are common materials in the field of plain bearings due to their load-bearing capacity and thermal conductivity. In order to improve their sliding properties and wear resistance, plain bearings made of these materials are usually lubricated. The problem: As far as production technology is concerned, grease or oil lubrication requires the use of complex oil supply systems in the bearing points (lubrication grooves and grease nipples, central lubrication). In addition, lubricants often enter the environment and contaminate surrounding components or products. The search for alternative technologies to reduce the coefficient of friction finally led to the discovery, in the early 20th century, of a special plastic with excellent sliding properties: polytetrafluoroethylene, or PTFE for short.

The problem: Teflon not only has excellent sliding properties, but is also very soft. Therefore, if the stability of metal could be combined with the sliding properties of a plastic such as PTFE, lubrication could be eliminated. Concept: A wear-resistant metal housing protects the embedded PTFE layer. But how do you make this material, which slides well and therefore has poor adhesion, adhere to metal?

Technology for excellence: metal-polymer plain bearings

Metal-polymer bearings PTFE, polyoxymethylene (POM). Through a clever combination of different manufacturing methods and materials, the fixation of these sliding layers in the protective metal sleeve is successful.

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Compared to the wall thickness of the metal sleeve, the PTFE layer is very thin and is not directly coated on the steel. Instead, it is applied to a porous layer of sintered bronze, which in turn adheres to the steel.

Advantages and disadvantages of metal-polymer plain bearings

The advantages and disadvantages of this type of plain bearing strip stem from this multilayer structure. The main advantage: metal-polymer plain bearings – at least those with a PTFE sliding layer – operate “dry”, i.e. without grease or oil lubrication. ensures a relatively low coefficient of friction. Due to its high metal content, it also dissipates heat better than all-plastic plain bearings. Last but not least, the load-bearing strip capacity is very high due to the steel used. Static loads can be absorbed particularly well in this way.

The main disadvantages of metal-polymer bearings are the susceptibility of the used steel to corrosion and the presence of lead in some variants, which makes them ineligible for RoHS certification. In addition, the weight is higher compared to all-plastic plain bearings.

However, the main limitation is precisely the PTFE layer that is necessary for good sliding performance. If this extremely thin layer is damaged or scratched due to improper mounting, or if it wears out due to increased wear, the shaft to be supported runs on metal. Worn bearings will not only cause a little increase in bearing clearance, but will often directly damage the shaft, which is usually relatively expensive. In addition, due to the manufacturing process, the design of plain bearings is limited to shapes that can be cut or bent from rolled sheet metal.

Strip Advantages.

  • High static loads possible
  • relatively good heat dissipation
  • Low coefficient of friction (PTFE)
  • Disadvantages.
  • Thin and sensitive PTFE layer
  • Prone to corrosion
  • Some variants are not RoHS compliant
  • Relatively high weight
  • Restricted design

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In every plain bearing strip application, these advantages and disadvantages must be weighed against each other. By no means all of these aspects come into play in every application. In addition to metal-polymer plain bearings, there are other bearing types with different advantages and disadvantages.

Different types of plain bearings are suitable for different applications with different specifications. Often there is application overlap – but it is not uncommon for there to be significant differences in service life and performance.

Our application specialists will be happy to advise you and work with you to design your bearing points. We will determine the sliding bush with the best service life, cost and performance ratio for you by phone, digital access or at your site. Free of charge and without obligation. Everything from one source.

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Provides a full range of self-lubricating bearing bushing materials & flat strip or sheet for almost any application. Compared to bronze with a lower tin content, CuSn8 strip has better corrosion resistance, as well as higher strength and good sliding properties. It is wear resistant, has excellent spring properties, good cold forming and welding properties.

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Plating and coatings, edge conditioning, special surface conditions, profiled strip. Self-lubricating PTFE composite strips, Copper Bimetal Sheet/Plate Customization, High Quality. Bronze Bushing Sheet – Wholesale Suppliers Online. Choose Your Strip Size and Order Now! Self-Lubricating Bearing Strips & Wear Materials, Composite dry sliding strips are designed for applications where axial space is limited, maintenance is not possible and where lubricant starvation can occur. Strips can be bent, pressed or coined to form flat linear guides, for example, L- or V-shaped profiles or other types of dry sliding components, and fit the actual application.

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Steel Backed Bushing & Bronze Bushing Strips- OEM & ODM & Design Services, Metric Size & Imperial Size Find by: Width

CNC service for machined prototypes and production bushing parts. Bronze Bushes Strips at Best Price in China. Bushings Strips, As well as for composite bushings and thrust washers, we manufactures composite strips as standard from PTFE, POM composite materials and bimetal strips.

You can select bushing strips from a complete line of high-performance plain bearings material.

Search High-Quality sheet metal bushing To Your Specifications.

Choose from our selection of sheet metal bushings in a wide range of material and sizes.

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Low Friction Coatings for Lubricated Conditions,Roller-burnished metal sheets
For individual applications in a wide variety of industries.


Coating Advantages

Consist of PTFE fabric with bronze and metal-based material, This structure enables the self-lubricating bearing parts to have more light and easy to install. Less complex system assembly. Increased surface durability.

More Compact Design

It is widely been used in pumps, hydraulics, motors, precision linear guides. Chemical industry, fluid hydraulic industries, textile machines, machines, Door/window hinges, etc.

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Plain bearing technologies.

Suitable for complex geometries and a wide range of substrates steel, stainless steel, bronze etc. Can be used for both interacting surfaces that are in relative motion.

Wrapped Bearings /Strips: Dependent on contact pressure, sliding speed and contact geometry.

Your special machining service thickness of the strips can produce non-standard sizes to suit specific customer requirements.

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Manufacturing process, cutting & machining

We manufacture sliding bearings strip & sheet in accordance with DIN ISO 3547. We can manufacture any intermediate size with diameters between 80 mm and 600 mm. In general, the basic material is 1.5-mm-thick,2.0-mm-thick 2.5-mm-thick metal sheet for composite bearings. We also manufacture other solid bronze bushing strips materials made of CUSN8at our customers’ request.

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A composite bearing material structure consisting of a Zinc/ Tin with Low carbon steel backing, an intermediate layer of sintered bronze, and a PTFE /POM-based sliding lining. Available in inch and metric sizes. Also, bronze versions can be supplied to order.

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Strips specification & Tolerance.

Standard No. Length L±1 Width W±1 Wall thickness
Flat Strips 500 150 1.00
Flat Strips 500 150 1.50
Flat Strips 500 150 2.00
Flat Strips 500 150 2.50


Self-Lubricated Bearings Strips
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