PartStructural
material
Bearing
surface
location
Bonded bearing
material thickness
(µm)
Application and
part replaced
AluminumOutside diameter; 1.75-in OD45-50Air-cylinder piston; replaces piston with wear band SteelOutside diameter; 0.875-in OD20-22Pump plunger; eliminates bronze sleevePowder
metalInside diameter; 22-mm bore45-50Rod guide; eliminates inserted bushingSteel,
postplatedInside diameter; 28-mm bore30-35Valve body; eliminates inserted bushingPowder metal,
steam-oxide
treatedOutside diameter; 38-mm OD30-35Shock absorber; Eliminates OD machining and wear bondSteelEntire outside
surface
0.375-in. OD15-18Safety interlock; replaces two sleeve bearingsSteel, preplated
preplatedPortions of
outside surface;
1.25-in OD200-210Powder metal"Saddle" surface
and optional
outer diameter25-35Steering rack bearing cradle; replaces bronze-PTFE insert bearing