Toughmax Series 3

High Strength Brass Bushings with Solid Lubricant Plugs
Key Features
  • Maintenance-free bearing material for heavy duty applications
  • Customisable plug design for rotating, oscillating or reciprocating motion
  • Available with the Enviro-Plug or Oilmax plug options
  • Suitable for temperatures up to 250°C/480°F
  • High Wear resistance
  • Low friction coefficient
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Key Features
  • Maintenance-free bearing material for heavy duty applications
  • Customisable plug design for rotating, oscillating or reciprocating motion
  • Available with the Enviro-Plug or Oilmax plug options
  • Suitable for temperatures up to 250°C/480°F
  • High Wear resistance
  • Low friction coefficient

Operating Performance

Dry
Good
Oil Lubricated
Good
Grease Lubricated
Good
Fresh Water
Good with PTFE Plugs
Salt Water
Good with PTFE Plugs

Toughmax series 3 self lubricated Plain Bearings are the most popular Plain Bearings with solid lubricant. All bearings are designed with a geometry and plug pattern to achieve optimum strength and proper lubrication for a maintenance-free life. Plug options can include the Oil-max graphite plug or the PTFE Enviro-plug for water exposed or submersed applications. Toughmax series 3 products can include sleeve bearings, flange bearings, thrust washers, spherical bearings, sliding plates, pintle bearings and more. Manufactured from a high strength brass alloy controlled to tight tolerances the Toughmax series 3 product is a reliable hassle-free product for many applications.

Bearing Properties

Metric Imperial
Physical PropertiesConditionUnitValue
Maximum Contact PressureSlidingpsi4206
Operating TemperatureMin°F-58
Operating TemperatureMax°F482
Maximum Sliding SpeedDryfpm98
Maximum Sliding SpeedLubricatedfpm197
Maximum pU FactorDrypsi x fpm46000
Maximum pU FactorLubricatedpsi x fpm91200
Coefficient of FrictionDryF0.10-0.12
Coefficient of FrictionLubricatedF0.08-0.10

Mating Material Recommendations

Physical PropertiesUnitValue
Surface Roughnessµm0.2-0.8
Surface HardnessHB>300

bearing-application Toughmax Series 3 - Recommended for applications within the Steel Industry

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