BowMax Bearing Data
Structure
Toughmet ® spinodal bronze with optional lubrication holes/indentations
Max Static Load (N/mm²)
480
Max Dynamic Load (N/mm²)
205
Operating Temperature (°C)
-165 to 165
Max Sliding Speed – Dry (m/s)
0.13
Max PV Factor – Dry (N/mm² x m/s)
1.05
Coefficient of Friction – Dry
0.05 – 0.30
Coefficient of Linear Expansion (m/m/°C)
8.67 x 10-6
Thermal Conductivity (W/mk)
0.40
Density (g/cm³)
2.02
Ultimate Compressive Strength (N/mm²)
450
Recommended Fitting Data
Shaft Tolerance
h8
Housing Tolerance
H7
Shaft Finish
Ra 0.15 – 0.40 µm
Shaft Hardness
HRC 35 to HRC 58
For Longer Life, Seals are Recommended Where Abrasive Contaminants are Present
Bearing Submersion Data
Water Absorption (2 Hours)
0.12%
Water Absorption (24 Hours)
0.16%
Specific Gravity
1.87