With rising customer demands for automotive comfort, it can be difficult to find interior bearings that can deliver on all aspects of comfort. Traditionally, consistently low adjustment forces require clearance between the bearing and the shaft at the expense of increasing rattle noise.
Saint-Gobain’s new SPRINGLIDE™ solutions, have undergone extensive testing which reveals that the combination of spring steel and PTFE allows consistently low friction in a clearance free condition. The result is a smooth adjustment feel without stick-slip and with a reduction of irritating rattle noise.
SPRINGLIDE™ Energised Bearings can easily compensate for manufacturing tolerances and misalignments, giving you confidence that this solution will perform well, time and time again. The spring steel allows SPRINGLIDE™ Bearings to be formed with infinite design possibilities that can be used to simplify systems and save space, weight and cost.