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GGB UK (former Glacier Garlock Bearings)

GGB is the world's largest manufacturer of metal-polymer plain bearings. We have more than 1000 employees and 23 locations in 20 countries, as well as a comprehensive network of distributors.

More than 50,000 customers worldwide use products from our full line of self-lubricated, marginally lubricated and fully lubricated plain bearings. Our products are available in a variety of forms, such as cylindrical wrapped bushes, flanged bushes, thrust washers, or as special parts manufactured to customer requirements. With our flexible manufacturing, we can supply customers with bearings for a wide variety of applications.

Our products — made from first-class bearing materials — are used in industries such as:

Aerospace Construction Marine Agriculture Hydraulics and many more Automotive Industrial

GGB is your single-source supplier, with the world's most extensive range of plain bearing products. From our product portfolio of metal-polymer bearings, thermoplastic materials, fibre-reinforced plastic composite materials, monometallic materials and special materials, we can provide a solution to all of your plain bearing needs.

And our in-house research and development, advanced engineering, and skilled technical support all add up to much more than great bearings!


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Products

Acetal Bearings

Acetal Bearings

Acetal Bearings - manufactured by GGB and distributed throughout the world.Acetal Bearings are available for a wide range of applications, so please t...

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Aerospace Bearings

Aerospace Bearings

Aerospace Bearings - manufactured by GGB and distributed throughout the world.Aerospace Bearings are available for a wide range of applications, so pl...

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Agricultural Bearings

Agricultural Bearings

Agricultural Bearings Agricultural equipment is characterized by reliable operation in dirty environments with minimum maintenance. GGB bearings are u...

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Antifriction Bearings

Antifriction Bearings

Antifriction Bearings - manufactured by GGB and distributed throughout the world.Antifriction Bearings are available for a wide range of applications,...

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Automotive Bearings

Automotive Bearings

Automotive Bearings - manufactured by GGB throughout the UK. More than 30 automotive applications, from the interior to under the hood to under the ...

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Automotive Plastic Friction Bushes

Automotive Plastic Friction Bushes

Automotive Plastic Friction Bushes - manufactured by GGB throughout the world.Our range of Automotive Plastic Friction Bushes are designed for all typ...

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Automotive Suspension Bushes

Automotive Suspension Bushes

Automotive Suspension Bushes - manufactured by GGB throughout the world.Our range of Automotive Suspension Bushes are designed for all types of applic...

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Bearing Accessories

Bearing Accessories

Bearing Accessories come in all shapes and sizes and are available from GGB Bearings throughout the UK.Whatever bearing accessories you are looking fo...

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Bearing Assemblies

Bearing Assemblies

Additional product families to complement the above GGB product portfolio, e.g. specialized housings and assemblies. UNI™, MINI™, and EXALIGN™ self-al...

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Bearing Bushes

Bearing Bushes

Bearing Bushes are available from GGB Bearings throughout the UK.We have a wide range of bearing bushes for you to choose from, whatever your applicat...

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Bearing Materials

Bearing Materials

Bearing Materials and accessories are supplied in a range of types and sizes from GGB Bearings.As well as manufacturing and designing bearings we also...

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Bearing Units

Bearing Units

Bearing Units, Materials and accessories are supplied in a range of types and sizes from GGB Bearings.As well as manufacturing and designing bearings ...

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Bearings

Bearings

Bearings, bearing Units, Materials and accessories are supplied in a range of types and sizes from GGB Bearings.As well as manufacturing and designing...

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Bearings to Specification

Bearings to Specification

Bearings to specification are available from GGB Bearings throughout the UK.As well as manufacturing and designing bearings we also supply bearings to...

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Bearings Pillow Block

Bearings Pillow Block

Bearings Pillow Block are available from GGB Bearings throughout the UK.As well as manufacturing and designing bearings we also supply bearings to spe...

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Bearings Plummer Block

Bearings Plummer Block

Bearings Plummer Block are available from GGB Bearings throughout the UK.As well as manufacturing and designing bearings we also supply bearings to sp...

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Bimetallic Bearing Bushes

Bimetallic Bearing Bushes

Bimetallic Bearing Bushes are available from GGB Bearings throughout the UK.As well as manufacturing and designing bearings we also supply bimetallic ...

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Bimetallic Materials

Bimetallic Materials

Bimetallic MaterialsSY™In addition to their high load capacity, our SY (steel backing + CuSn10Pb10 with indents) product range has very good resistanc...

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Braided Polyamide and Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Glass Fibre Reinforced (GFR) Composite Bearings

Braided Polyamide and Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Glass Fibre Reinforced (GFR) Composite Bearings

Braided Polyamide and Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Glass Fibre Reinforced (GFR) Composite Bearings - available from GGB Bearings.Braided Polyamide a...

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Brass Split Heavy Duty Plain Bearings

Brass Split Heavy Duty Plain Bearings

Brass Split Heavy Duty Plain Bearings - available from GGB Bearings throughout the UK.Here at GGB we manufacture and design a wide range of bearings, ...

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Brass Split Light Duty Plain Bearings

Brass Split Light Duty Plain Bearings

Brass Split Light Duty Plain Bearings - available from GGB Bearings throughout the UK.Here at GGB we manufacture and design a wide range of bearings, ...

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Brass Split Medium Duty Plain Bearings

Brass Split Medium Duty Plain Bearings

Brass Split Medium Duty Plain Bearings - available from GGB Bearings throughout the UK.Here at GGB we manufacture and design a wide range of bearings,...

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Bridge Bearing Pads

Bridge Bearing Pads

Bridge Bearing Pads- available from GGB Bearings throughout the UK.As well as a wide range of bridge bearing pads we supply all types of bearings and ...

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Bushing Blocks

Bushing Blocks

Bearing housing with very good friction and wearperformancePre-installed GGB plain bearings

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Construction Equipment Bearings

Construction Equipment Bearings

Construction Equipment Bearings Construction equipment is characterized by reliable operation in dirty environments with routine maintenance. GGB b...

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DB Cast Bronze Bushings with Solid Lubricant Inserts

DB Cast Bronze Bushings with Solid Lubricant Inserts

Maintenance-free bearing material for heavy dutyapplicationsExcellent performance under high loads andintermittent operationGraphite-free with solid l...

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DP10 Metal-Polymer Anti-Friction Plain Bearings

DP10 Metal-Polymer Anti-Friction Plain Bearings

Compliant with the European Union?s End of LifeVehicles (ELV) directive 2000/53/EC on theelimination of hazardous materials in theconstruction of pass...

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DP11 Metal-Polymer Anti-Friction Plain Bearings

DP11 Metal-Polymer Anti-Friction Plain Bearings

Compliant with the European Union?s End of LifeVehicles (ELV) directive 2000/53/EC on theelimination of hazardous materials in theconstruction of pass...

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DP31 Metal-Polymer Hydrodynamic Composite Bearings

DP31 Metal-Polymer Hydrodynamic Composite Bearings

Compliant with the European Union's End of LifeVehicles (ELV) directive 2000/53/EC on theelimination of hazardous materials in theconstruction of pass...

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DP4 Metal-Polymer Low Friction Plain Bearings

DP4 Metal-Polymer Low Friction Plain Bearings

Compliant with the European Union's End of LifeVehicles (ELV) directive 2000/53/EC on theelimination of hazardous materials in theconstruction of pass...

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GGB Launches AuGlide™, a Lead-Free, High Load  Tribological Solution

GGB Launches AuGlide™, a Lead-Free, High Load Tribological Solution

Green Engineered Solutions for Hard-Working Applications Highlights: ● New AuGlide™ tribological bearing solutions from GGB tout a bimetal, lead-fr...

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GGB Announces Launch of New EP®15 Tribological Solution

GGB Announces Launch of New EP®15 Tribological Solution

Product serves the solar power industry and recreational outdoor applications Highlights: ● GGB’s new EP®15 material is designed specifically for d...

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GGB Launches New High-Temperature Tribological Solution

GGB Launches New High-Temperature Tribological Solution

Specially formulated PyroSlide™ 1100 material will withstand heat up to 800 degrees Celsius Highlights: ● The new PyroSlide™ 1100 high-temperature ...

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GGB’s New EP®30 Material featured in Industry Tap

GGB’s New EP®30 Material featured in Industry Tap

Industry Tap, Engineering and Industry News website featured an article introducing GGB’s newest Engineered Plastics material, EP®30: https://www.indu...

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New GGB Railway brochure: stay on track for improved railway performance

New GGB Railway brochure: stay on track for improved railway performance

Railways today are experiencing significant changes in the quest for greater efficiency, reliability and performance—and as experts in reliable tribol...

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GGB is ready to soar at the Farnborough Airshow

GGB is ready to soar at the Farnborough Airshow

GGB will be on hand at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow, July 16-22, to showcase our surface engineering solutions for aerospace applicat...

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GGB solutions for future Indian markets featured in MotorIndia

GGB solutions for future Indian markets featured in MotorIndia

Trade magazine MotorIndia featured GGB’s versatility and quality in the ever-changing Indian market in its April edition. The article, titled “GGB fu...

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Dr. Michael Kim from GGB to teach online SAE Course covering Materials Degradation in Mechanical Design

Dr. Michael Kim from GGB to teach online SAE Course covering Materials Degradation in Mechanical Design

GGB’s Principal Engineer for Tribological Materials, Dr. Michael Kim is teaching an online SAE Course, Materials Degradation in Mechanical Design: Wea...

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GGB to Present at Commercial Vehicle Summit 2018

GGB to Present at Commercial Vehicle Summit 2018

GGB Global Business Development Manager Automotive, Patrick Blank, will be presenting at the 2018 Commercial Vehicle World Summit on Thursday, January...

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Plain Bearings for Aerospace Applications Article

Plain Bearings for Aerospace Applications Article

Aerospace & Defense Technology, an engineering magazine that covers advances in aerospace and military design engineering, recently featured an articl...

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GGB plain bearing solutions for Railroad Industry featured in IndustryTap

GGB plain bearing solutions for Railroad Industry featured in IndustryTap

Engineering and industry news website Industry Tap recently featured an article that details GGB`s bearing solutions for the railroad industry, includ...

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Dr. Michael Kim from GGB to teach online SAE Course covering Materials Degradation in Mechanical Design

Dr. Michael Kim from GGB to teach online SAE Course covering Materials Degradation in Mechanical Design

GGB’s Principal Engineer for Tribological Materials, Dr. Michael Kim is teaching an online SAE Course, Materials Degradation in Mechanical Design: Wea...

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Plain Bearings for Aerospace Applications Article

Plain Bearings for Aerospace Applications Article

Aerospace & Defense Technology, an engineering magazine that covers advances in aerospace and military design engineering, recently featured an articl...

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New GGB Railway brochure: stay on track for improved railway performance

New GGB Railway brochure: stay on track for improved railway performance

Railways today are experiencing significant changes in the quest for greater efficiency, reliability and performance—and as experts in reliable tribol...

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GGB France becomes a Member of GIFAS, the French aerospace industries association

GGB France becomes a Member of GIFAS, the French aerospace industries association

GGB France recently became a member of the Groupement des Industries Françaises Aéronautiques et Spatiales (GIFAS), the French aerospace industries as...

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GGB plain bearing solutions for Railroad Industry featured in IndustryTap

GGB plain bearing solutions for Railroad Industry featured in IndustryTap

Engineering and industry news website Industry Tap recently featured an article that details GGB`s bearing solutions for the railroad industry, includ...

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GGB FRC Bearings Article Highlights Versatility in Railway Industry in Konstruktionspraxis

GGB FRC Bearings Article Highlights Versatility in Railway Industry in Konstruktionspraxis

In a recent issue of Konstruktionspraxis, a leading industrial engineering journal in Germany, GGB illustrates the benefits of Fiber-Reinforced Compos...

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GGB France becomes a Member of GIFAS, the French aerospace industries association

GGB France becomes a Member of GIFAS, the French aerospace industries association

GGB France recently became a member of the Groupement des Industries Françaises Aéronautiques et Spatiales (GIFAS), the French aerospace industries as...

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GGB’s New EP®30 Material featured in Industry Tap

GGB’s New EP®30 Material featured in Industry Tap

Industry Tap, Engineering and Industry News website featured an article introducing GGB’s newest Engineered Plastics material, EP®30: https://www.indu...

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GGB Bearing Solutions for the Automotive Industry

GGB Bearing Solutions for the Automotive Industry

Engineering news website Industry Tap recently published an article that details GGB Bearing Technology’s bearing solutions for the automotive industr...

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GGB’s EP™ Plastic Bearings Provide Innovation and Reliability

GGB’s EP™ Plastic Bearings Provide Innovation and Reliability

GGB Bearing Technology, the global leader in high performance bearing solutions, has created a new video to highlight the company’s EP™ tribological s...

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GGB UK (former Glacier Garlock Bearings)

  • Wellington House, Starley Way
  • Birmingham International Park
  • Birmingham
  • United Kingdom
  • B37 7HB

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