Fiberglide® - Fabroid® Comparison

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The graphs below are typical wear curves for two types of self-lubricating liner materials; Standard FIBERGLIDE® A, and FABROID® G. The standard FIBERGLIDE® A material is suitable for most applications and significantly outperforms other bearing types. But, should your application include extraordinarily high static and/or dynamic loads, extremes of temperature, or chemical resistance requirements, Transport Dynamics manufactures a variety of liner materials and backing for critical service applications. There are two types of FIBERGLIDE® liners depending on the product configuration and three types of FABROID®.

Transport Dynamics is the originator, innovator and leader in self-lubricating bearing technology with over thirty years of material development and application experience. The original Fabroid® Liner System was patented in 1958. Evolution in the development of materials has created three generations of self-lubrication liner technology.

Today's materials represent a significant advance in technology and their increased capabilities offer solutions in applications previously judged to be borderline or beyond material capability. Contact Transport Dynamics Engineering Department for a detail publication of all our liner systems. Request Engineering Bulletin #106, Bearing Design Guide.

FOR LOW SPEED OSCILLATING CONDITIONS - static loads over 30,000 psi or dynamic loads over 20,000 psi require metal backing of high strength stainless steel or equivalent materials.