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China Hot selling GAKFL..PW/GAKFR..PW/GIKFL..PW/GIKFR..PW Maintenance-Free Rod End Bearing with Steel/PTFE-Bronze Film Sliding Contact Surface(GIKFR10 PW/GIKFR12 PW/GAKFR16 PW) bearing bronze

Product Description

Left-Hand Female Thread Rod End Bearing

Series GAKFR..PW Rod ends                     
Maintenance-Free
Thread: Male Thread                                        
Sliding contact surface: Steel/PTFE-bronze film                    
For a left hand thread, the R is replaced by an L (example: GAKFL..)                

Series GIKFR..PW Rod ends                    
Maintenance-Free 
Thread: Female Thread                                    
Sliding contact surface: Steel/PTFE-bronze film                                        
For a left hand thread, the R is replaced by an L (example: GIKFL..)

Industrial Truck Parts Maintenance-Free Rod Ends Bearing

Product Name Rod Ends
Precision Rating P6, P0, P5, P4, P2
Material Bearing Steel  (GCr15)
Clearance C0 C1 C2 C3 C4 C5
Vibration & Noisy Z1,Z2,Z3 V1,V2,V3
Features High Precision, High Speed, Long Life, High Reliability, Low Noise , Reduce Friction
Certification ISO 9001:2008
Packing 1.Neutral Packing Bearing  2.Industrial Packing  3.Commercial Packing Bearing  4.Customize
Delivery Time 30 – 45 Days After The Order is Confirmed
Shippment 1.By Sea  2.By Air  3.By Express
Website http://hlimachinery

GAKFR..PW Series Maintenance-Free Rod Ends Bearing Specification 
 

Bearing No. Shaft diameter Dimensions
(mm)
Mass
d D B dK d1 d2 d3 h (kg)
GAKFR 5 PW  5 13 8 11.112 7.7 18 M5 33 0.013
GAKFR 6 PW  6 16 9 12.7 8.9 20 M6 36 0.02
GAKFR 8 PW  8 19 12 15.875 10.3 24 M8 42 0.038
GAKFR 10 PW 10 22 14 19.05 12.9 28 M10 48 0.055
GAKFR 12 PW 12 26 16 22.225 15.4 32 M12 54 0.085
GAKFR 14 PW 14 28 19 25.4 16.8 36 M14 60 0.14
GAKFR 16 PW 16 32 21 28.575 19.3 42 M16 66 0.21
GAKFR 18 PW 18 35 23 31.75 21.8 46 M18x1.5 72 0.28
GAKFR 20 PW 20 40 25 34.925 24.3 50 M20x1.5 78 0.38
GAKFR 22 PW 22 42 28 38.1 25.8 54 M22x1.5 84 0.48
GAKFR 25 PW 25 47 31 42.85 29.5 60 M24x2 94 0.64
GAKFR 30 PW 30 55 37 50.8 34.8 70 M30x2 110 1.1

    

                                                                              About Us

HENGLI Machinery Company is a well-established Chinese bearing supplier. We design, manufacture and wholesale bearings.

Our specialized manufacturer of Spherical Roller Bearing Cylindrical Roller Bearing, XIHU (WEST LAKE) DIS. Rolling Bearing Co., Ltd

was established in 1970 and is accredited by the Chinese Ministry of Machine Building.

We invested in 2 additional specialized bearing factories, which allow us to provide our clients with top of the line products such

as Needle Roller Bearings, Spherical Plain Bearings, Rod Ends Bearings, Ball Joint Bearings, Tapered Roller Bearings,

Wheel Hub Bearings and Non-Standard Bearings.
 

 

FAQ
Q1 – What is our advantages?

     A    – Manufacturer – Do it only with the Best;

            -Your Choice make different. 

Q2 – Our Products

 A   – Spherical Roller Bearing, Cylindrical Roller Bearing, Needle Roller Bearing, Cam Followers, Thrust Bearing

      – Spherical Plain Bearing, Rod End, Ball Joint, Wheel Hub, Tapered Roller Bearing

Q3 – Process of our production

 A – Heat Treatment – Grinding – Parts Inspection – Assembly – Final Inspection – Packing

Q4 – How to customize bearing(non-standard) from your company?

 A -We offer OEM,Customized(Non-standard) service and you need to provide drawing and detailed Technical Data.

Q5 –   What should I care before installation?

 A   – Normally, the preservative with which new bearings are coated before leaving the factory does not need to be

        removed; it is only necessary to wipe off the outside cylin­drical surface and bore, if the grease is not compatible

        with the preservative, it is necessary to wash and carefully dry the bearing.

      -Bearings should be installed in a dry, dust-free room away from metal working or other machines producing

        swarf and dust.

Q6 – How to stock and maintenance my bearings right? 

 A   – Do not store bearings directly on concrete floors, where water can condense and collect on the bearing;

      -Store the bearings on a pallet or shelf, in an area where the bearings will not be subjected to high humidity

       or sudden and severe temperature changes that may result in condensation forming;

      -Always put oiled paper or, if not available, plastic sheets between rollers and cup races of tapered roller bearings.
 

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Rolling Element: Single Row
Structure: Rod End
Material: Bearing Steel
Load Direction: Radial Spherical Plain Bearing
Add Lubricant: Self-lubricating
Outer Structure: Whole Outer Ring
Samples:
US$ 1/Piece
1 Piece(Min.Order)

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Request Sample

Customization:
Available

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Customized Request

sliding bearing

Improvement of Heavy Machinery Operation with Sliding Bearings

Sliding bearings play a crucial role in enhancing the operation of heavy machinery, such as mining equipment. Here’s how they contribute:

Reduced Friction and Wear:

Sliding bearings are designed to minimize friction between moving parts. In heavy machinery, where components are subjected to substantial loads and harsh conditions, reducing friction is essential to prevent premature wear and damage. Sliding bearings help distribute loads evenly and provide a smooth surface for components to slide against, reducing the risk of friction-induced failures.

Increased Durability:

The robust construction and materials used in sliding bearings make them well-suited for heavy machinery applications. They can withstand the heavy loads, impacts, and vibrations commonly encountered in mining equipment. Their durability contributes to the overall reliability and longevity of the machinery.

Improved Efficiency:

Efficiency is critical in heavy machinery to maximize productivity while minimizing energy consumption. Sliding bearings contribute to improved efficiency by reducing energy losses due to friction. With lower friction, machinery components can move more freely, requiring less energy to overcome resistance.

Resistance to Contaminants:

Mining environments are often filled with dust, dirt, and debris that can infiltrate machinery components. Sliding bearings are designed to operate effectively even in contaminated conditions. Their design and materials help prevent the intrusion of contaminants, reducing the risk of premature wear and component failure.

Enhanced Load Distribution:

Heavy machinery, especially in mining, experiences dynamic and uneven loads. Sliding bearings help distribute these loads evenly across surfaces, preventing localized stress concentrations. This load distribution contributes to the machinery’s overall structural integrity and minimizes the risk of catastrophic failures.

In conclusion, sliding bearings are integral to the efficient and reliable operation of heavy machinery in industries like mining. Their ability to reduce friction, enhance durability, improve efficiency, resist contaminants, and distribute loads makes them invaluable components for ensuring the smooth functioning of mining equipment.

sliding bearing

Maintenance Practices to Extend the Lifespan of Sliding Bearings

Proper maintenance is essential for maximizing the lifespan of sliding bearings and ensuring optimal performance. Here are specific practices that can help extend the life of sliding bearings:

Regular Lubrication: Adequate lubrication is crucial for minimizing friction and wear between sliding surfaces. Follow manufacturer recommendations for lubrication intervals and use the appropriate lubricants for the operating conditions.

Clean Environment: Keep the surrounding environment clean and free from dust, dirt, and contaminants. Regularly clean the machinery or equipment to prevent debris from entering the bearing area.

Seal Integrity: Ensure that bearing seals are in good condition to prevent contaminants from entering and lubricant from escaping. Replace damaged seals promptly to maintain proper protection.

Alignment and Mounting: Proper alignment and mounting of sliding bearings are critical to distribute loads evenly and prevent excessive wear. Follow manufacturer guidelines for installation procedures and torque specifications.

Regular Inspections: Schedule routine inspections to detect early signs of wear, damage, or misalignment. Visual inspections, temperature checks, and vibration analysis can help identify issues before they escalate.

Maintenance Records: Maintain detailed records of maintenance activities, including lubrication schedules, inspections, and replacements. This information can help track the condition of sliding bearings and plan maintenance tasks effectively.

Temperature Management: Control operating temperatures within recommended limits. Excessive heat can degrade lubricants and accelerate wear, while extreme cold can affect bearing performance.

Load Management: Avoid subjecting sliding bearings to loads beyond their specified capacities. Overloading can lead to premature wear and damage.

Training and Education: Ensure that personnel responsible for maintenance are adequately trained in proper procedures. Knowledgeable staff can perform maintenance tasks accurately and identify potential issues.

Timely Replacement: When wear or damage is detected that exceeds acceptable limits, replace sliding bearings promptly to prevent further damage to the machinery or equipment.

By implementing these maintenance practices, you can significantly extend the lifespan of sliding bearings, reduce downtime, and optimize the performance of machinery and equipment.

sliding bearing

Design Principles and Functions of Sliding Bearings

Sliding bearings, also known as plain bearings or journal bearings, operate on the principle of providing a low-friction interface between two moving surfaces. The design of sliding bearings is based on creating a film of lubrication between the bearing surface and the shaft or journal it supports. This film of lubrication separates the two surfaces and minimizes direct metal-to-metal contact, reducing friction and wear.

The main components and design principles of sliding bearings include:

  • Bearing Material: Sliding bearings are typically made from materials with good wear resistance and self-lubricating properties, such as bronze, brass, or various polymers. These materials help reduce friction and prevent excessive wear.
  • Lubrication: Lubrication is crucial for the proper functioning of sliding bearings. It can be provided by an external lubricant, solid lubricants embedded in the bearing material, or a combination of both. The lubrication forms a protective layer that reduces direct contact and minimizes friction.
  • Clearance: Sliding bearings are designed with a specific clearance between the bearing and the shaft to accommodate the lubricating film and allow for proper movement. This clearance prevents seizing and binding of the bearing.
  • Load Distribution: The design of sliding bearings ensures that the load is distributed over a larger surface area to prevent excessive stress on any single point. This feature is essential for handling heavy loads in industrial applications.
  • Alignment and Misalignment: Sliding bearings can tolerate small misalignments between the bearing and the shaft. This flexibility allows them to accommodate minor shifts caused by thermal expansion, vibration, or other factors.
  • Heat Dissipation: Sliding bearings can generate frictional heat during operation. Proper design includes features to facilitate heat dissipation and prevent overheating that could lead to premature wear.
  • Application-Specific Design: The design of sliding bearings can vary based on the specific application requirements, including load capacity, speed, operating temperature, and environmental conditions.

The functions of sliding bearings include providing support to rotating or sliding shafts, reducing friction, absorbing and distributing loads, allowing for misalignment, and offering smooth movement even in dirty or contaminated environments. Sliding bearings are commonly used in various industrial machinery and equipment, including engines, pumps, conveyors, and manufacturing equipment.

Overall, the design principles and functions of sliding bearings make them suitable for applications where low friction, durability, load-bearing capacity, and adaptability to varying conditions are essential.

China Hot selling GAKFL..PW/GAKFR..PW/GIKFL..PW/GIKFR..PW Maintenance-Free Rod End Bearing with Steel/PTFE-Bronze Film Sliding Contact Surface(GIKFR10 PW/GIKFR12 PW/GAKFR16 PW)   bearing bronzeChina Hot selling GAKFL..PW/GAKFR..PW/GIKFL..PW/GIKFR..PW Maintenance-Free Rod End Bearing with Steel/PTFE-Bronze Film Sliding Contact Surface(GIKFR10 PW/GIKFR12 PW/GAKFR16 PW)   bearing bronze
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China OEM GE4-FW Maintenance Free Radial Spherical Plain Bearing bearing bronze

Product Description

GE 4 FW Maintenance Free, Self Lubricating Steel-PTFE Fabric Spherical Plain Bearings
                                   

                                                          Application

Spherical Plain Bearings have an inner ring with a sphere convex outside surface and an outer ring with a correspondingly sphere,
but concave inside surface. Their design makes them particularly suitable for bearing arrangements where alignment movements 
between shaft and housing have to accommodate, or where oscillating or recurrent tilting movements must be permitted at relatively
slow sliding speeds.

GE FW Series Radial Spherical Plain Bearing

Product Name Spherical Plain Bearing
Precision Rating P6, P0, P5, P4, P2
Material Bearing Steel  (GCr15)
Clearance C0 C1 C2 C3 
Vibration & Noisy Z1,Z2,Z3 V1,V2,V3
Sliding Contact STEEL-on-PTFE Fabric
Features High Precision, High Speed, Long Life, High Reliability, Low Noise , Reduce Friction
Certification ISO 9001:2008
Packing 1.Neutral Packing Bearing  2.Industrial Packing  3.Commercial Packing Bearing  4.Customize
Delivery Time 30 – 45 Days After The Order is Confirmed
Shippment 1.By Sea  2.By Air  3.By Express
Website http://hlimachinery

GE FW (2RS) Series Spherical Plain Bearing Specification      

Model Dimensions (mm) Load Ratings (KN) Mass
d D B C dk r1 r2 α C C0 kg
min min
GE 4 FW 4 14 7 4 10 0.3 0.3 20 3.6 9.1 0.005
GE 5 FW 5 16 9 5 10 0.3 0.3 21 5.8 14 0.008
GE 6 FW 6 16 9 5 13 0.3 0.3 21 5.8 14 0.006
GE 8 FW 8 19 11 6 16 0.3 0.3 21 8.6 21 0.014
GE 10 FW 10 22 12 7 18 0.3 0.3 18 11 28 0.571
GE 12 FW 12 26 15 9 22 0.3 0.3 18 18 45 0.033
GE 15 FW 15 30 16 10 25 0.3 0.3 16 22 56 0.049
GE 17 FW 17 35 20 12 29 0.3 0.3 19 31 78 0.083
GE 20 FW 20 42 25 16 35.5 0.3 0.3 17 51 127 0.153
GE 25 FW 25 47 28 18 40.7 0.6 0.6 17 65 166 0.203
GE 30 FW 30 55 32 20 47 0.6 0.6 17 83 212 0.304
above size without seal
GE 15 FW 2RS 15 30 16 10 25 0.3 0.3 16 30 60 0.049
GE 17 FW 2RS 17 35 20 12 29 0.3 0.3 19 42 83 0.083
GE 20 FW 2RS 20 42 25 16 35.5 0.3 0.6 17 68 137 0.153
GE 25 FW 2RS 25 47 28 18 40.7 0.6 0.6 17 88 176 0.203
GE 30 FW 2RS 30 55 32 20 47 0.6 1 17 112 224 0.304
GE 35 FW 2RS 35 62 35 22 53 0.6 1 16 140 280 0.408
GE 40 FW 2RS 40 68 40 25 60 0.6 1 17 180 360 0.542
GE 45 FW 2RS 45 75 43 28 66 0.6 1 15 220 440 0.713
GE 80 FW 2RS 80 130 75 50 115 1 1 14 690 1370 3.64
GE 90 FW 2RS 90 150 85 55 130 1 1 15 858 1730 5.22
GE 100 FW 2RS 100 160 85 55 140 1 1 14 924 1860 6.05
GE 110 FW 2RS 110 180 100 70 160 1 1 12 1340 2700 9.68
GE 120 FW 2RS 120 210 115 70 180 1 1 16 1500 3000 14.01

  

                                                                   About Us

HENGLI Machinery Company is a well-established Chinese bearing supplier. We design, manufacture and wholesale bearings.
Our specialized manufacturer of Spherical Roller Bearing Cylindrical Roller Bearing, XIHU (WEST LAKE) DIS. Rolling Bearing Co., Ltd was established 
in 1970 and is accredited by the Chinese Ministry of Machine Building.
We invested in 2 additional specialized bearing factories, which allow us to provide our clients with top of the line products such as 
Needle Roller Bearings, Spherical Plain Bearings, Rod Ends Bearings, Ball Joint Bearings, Tapered Roller Bearings,Wheel Hub Bearings 
and Non-Standard Bearings.

 

FAQ
Q1 – What is our advantages?

     A    – Manufacturer – Do it only with the Best;

            -Your Choice make different. 

Q2 – Our Products

 A   – Spherical Roller Bearing, Cylindrical Roller Bearing, Needle Roller Bearing, Cam Followers, Thrust Bearing

      – Spherical Plain Bearing, Rod End, Ball Joint, Wheel Hub, Tapered Roller Bearing

Q3 – Process of our production

 A – Heat Treatment – Grinding – Parts Inspection – Assembly – Final Inspection – Packing

Q4 – How to customize bearing(non-standard) from your company?

 A -We offer OEM,Customized(Non-standard) service and you need to provide drawing and detailed Technical Data.

Q5 –   What should I care before installation?

 A   – Normally, the preservative with which new bearings are coated before leaving the factory does not need to be

        removed; it is only necessary to wipe off the outside cylin­drical surface and bore, if the grease is not compatible

        with the preservative, it is necessary to wash and carefully dry the bearing.

      -Bearings should be installed in a dry, dust-free room away from metal working or other machines producing

        swarf and dust.

Q6 – How to stock and maintenance my bearings right? 

 A   – Do not store bearings directly on concrete floors, where water can condense and collect on the bearing;

      -Store the bearings on a pallet or shelf, in an area where the bearings will not be subjected to high humidity

       or sudden and severe temperature changes that may result in condensation forming;

      -Always put oiled paper or, if not available, plastic sheets between rollers and cup races of tapered roller bearings.                                                        

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Rolling Element: Single Row
Structure: To The Heart
Material: Bearing Steel
Load Direction: Radial Spherical Plain Bearing
Add Lubricant: Self-lubricating
Outer Structure: Whole Outer Ring
Samples:
US$ 1/Piece
1 Piece(Min.Order)

|
Request Sample

Customization:
Available

|

Customized Request

sliding bearing

Differences Between Plain Sliding Bearings and Self-Lubricating Bearings

Plain sliding bearings and self-lubricating bearings are two distinct types of bearings used in various applications. Here are the key differences between them:

Plain Sliding Bearings:

  • Plain sliding bearings, also known as bushings, are simple bearing components that consist of a cylindrical sleeve made of a bearing material.
  • These bearings require external lubrication, such as grease or oil, to reduce friction and wear between the bearing and the shaft.
  • Regular maintenance and lubrication are essential to ensure proper operation and longevity.
  • Plain sliding bearings are cost-effective and suitable for applications where lubrication can be easily provided.
  • They are commonly used in low-speed and low-load applications, where the shaft slides within the bearing.

Self-Lubricating Bearings:

  • Self-lubricating bearings, also known as maintenance-free bearings, are designed to operate without the need for external lubrication.
  • These bearings incorporate solid lubricants, such as graphite, PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene), or other additives, directly into the bearing material.
  • The solid lubricants are released gradually as the bearing operates, reducing friction and providing a consistent lubricating film.
  • Self-lubricating bearings are ideal for applications where frequent maintenance or lubrication is impractical or not feasible.
  • They are suitable for both low-load and high-load applications, as the self-lubricating properties help extend the bearing’s service life.

In summary, plain sliding bearings require external lubrication and are suitable for applications where lubrication can be provided, while self-lubricating bearings incorporate solid lubricants and operate without the need for regular maintenance. The choice between these two types depends on factors such as the application’s operating conditions, maintenance requirements, and budget considerations.

sliding bearing

Enhancing Efficiency of Marine Propulsion Systems with Sliding Bearings

Sliding bearings play a crucial role in enhancing the efficiency of marine propulsion systems and various ship components. Here’s how sliding bearings contribute to the efficiency of maritime applications:

Reduced Friction: Sliding bearings are designed to minimize friction between moving parts. In marine propulsion systems, such as propeller shafts and stern tubes, reduced friction results in less energy loss and improved fuel efficiency.

Smooth Operation: Sliding bearings provide smooth and controlled movement of rotating or linear components. In marine applications, this smooth operation translates to improved maneuverability, reduced vibrations, and enhanced overall performance.

Load Distribution: Sliding bearings distribute loads evenly across bearing surfaces. This even distribution helps prevent localized wear and reduces the risk of premature failure, ensuring reliable operation of ship components.

Resistance to Harsh Environments: Marine environments expose equipment to corrosive saltwater, extreme temperatures, and harsh weather conditions. Sliding bearings are often designed with materials and coatings that offer corrosion resistance and durability, ensuring longevity even in challenging maritime settings.

Enhanced Lubrication: Lubrication is vital for reducing wear and friction in sliding bearings. Many marine applications use advanced lubrication systems that optimize the distribution of lubricants, further reducing friction and improving efficiency.

Space Efficiency: Sliding bearings are compact and require minimal space, making them suitable for marine systems where space is limited. This efficient use of space is particularly important in ship design and layout.

Customization for Specific Needs: Sliding bearings can be tailored to meet the specific requirements of different ship components. This customization ensures that bearings are optimized for their intended functions, further contributing to efficiency.

Reduced Maintenance: Properly designed sliding bearings require less maintenance compared to some other types of bearings. This reduced maintenance need translates to less downtime and increased operational efficiency for marine vessels.

Optimized Performance: Overall, the efficient and reliable performance of sliding bearings in marine propulsion systems and ship components leads to improved energy efficiency, reduced operational costs, and extended service life of the equipment.

By incorporating sliding bearings into marine applications, shipbuilders and operators can achieve enhanced efficiency, reliability, and sustainability in their operations.

sliding bearing

Advantages of Sliding Bearings Compared to Other Bearings

Sliding bearings, also known as plain bearings or journal bearings, offer several advantages compared to other types of bearings. These advantages make them suitable for specific applications where their characteristics are beneficial:

  • High Load-Carrying Capacity: Sliding bearings can handle high loads due to their larger contact area and distribution of pressure, making them suitable for heavy machinery and industrial equipment.
  • Low Friction: Sliding bearings operate on the principle of sliding friction, which can result in lower frictional losses and energy consumption compared to rolling element bearings.
  • Simplicity: Sliding bearings have a straightforward design with fewer components, reducing complexity and potential points of failure.
  • Cost-Effectiveness: The simpler design and manufacturing process of sliding bearings can lead to lower production costs and maintenance expenses.
  • Shock and Vibration Absorption: Sliding bearings can dampen shocks and vibrations due to their ability to accommodate misalignments and absorb dynamic forces.
  • High-Temperature Applications: Some sliding bearings are capable of operating in high-temperature environments where other types of bearings might fail.
  • Self-Lubrication: Some sliding bearings are designed with self-lubricating materials, reducing the need for external lubrication and maintenance.
  • Noisiness: Sliding bearings often produce less noise than rolling element bearings, which can be advantageous in noise-sensitive applications.
  • Corrosion Resistance: Sliding bearings made from materials such as bronze or plastic can offer better corrosion resistance in certain environments.
  • Adaptability to Dirty Environments: Sliding bearings can perform well in dirty or contaminated environments where rolling element bearings might be more prone to failure due to debris.

However, it’s important to note that sliding bearings also have limitations, such as higher frictional heat generation, potential for stick-slip behavior, and limited suitability for high-speed applications. The choice between sliding bearings and other types of bearings depends on the specific requirements of the application and the trade-offs that need to be considered.

China OEM GE4-FW Maintenance Free Radial Spherical Plain Bearing   bearing bronzeChina OEM GE4-FW Maintenance Free Radial Spherical Plain Bearing   bearing bronze
editor by CX 2024-04-16