Métafram Sintered Bearings

Compared to sintered bearings, iglidur® plain bearings made from high-performance polymers offer a number of advantages. Plastic materials are formed by sintering for applications that require materials of specific porosity. In an oil-impregnated sintered bearing (hereinafter, simply referred to as the bearing) 20, a bearing hole 4 into which the rotating shaft 2 is scheduled to be inserted is provided inside the bearing main body (sintered body) 1 formed of a Fe—Cu-based sintered metal. The oil droplet on the noncoated shaft subsequently spread to cover the wide range of the shaft surface, while that on the PTFE-coated shaft retained its original droplet shape. Sintering of powders containing precious metals such as silver and gold is used to make small jewelry items. The porosity of bearings produced through the conventional powdered metal process makes oil impregnation possible, eliminating the need for a supplemental lubrication system. Figure 6 shows metallurgical microscopic (Olympus BHMJ, Japan) images of typical shaft and bearing surfaces before and after the tests. To investigate the movement of the oil droplets, the dragging effect of the oil droplets by the PTFE-coated shaft was examined by simple tests shown in Figure 16 An oil droplet was bridged between the parallel plates with 1-mm gap, and the upper plate was moved in parallel to the lower plate. The oil-impregnated sintered bearing with PTFE-coated shaft showed lower friction than that with the noncoated (bare metal) shaft. These bearings are often used in relatively small parts, and their friction loss is a serious issue because of small power consumptions allowed for such parts. The area ratio of the Cu phase in the central portion 3BS along the shaft line of the second region 3B is preferably 90% or more and preferably 100% or less of the area ratio of the Cu phase in the central portion 3CS along the shaft line of the third region 3C, but is not limited thereto. 2 is a schematic diagram of a structure in which a cross section close to the surface of the Cu-based sintered member 10 constituting the Cu-based sintered bearing 1 of this embodiment is observed with an optical microscope. On the other hand, copper-nickel-based Cu-based sintered members are enhanced in strength by adding a large amount of Ni, and are expected as sintered members that can be applied to parts that require high surface pressure and require high-precision control. EXAMPLE In order to evaluate the basic characteristics of the electro-sintered bearing unit (example) having the configuration shown in FIG. Our range is extensive and anyone looking for bearings designed with precision and exceptional functionality in mind will benefit from having a look at our range. As the oil cannot be lost through circulation during rotary movements, Métafram bearings are self-lubricating. Figure 7 shows oil deposition on the shafts pulled out from the bearings. In the exceptional case that the pores of the bearing are filled with oil for 100%, it is when the bearing operates in an oil bath, full hydrodynamic lubrication can be maintained. In this way, a crowning portion of the above-mentioned configuration is formed at one end or both ends of the bearing surface in the inner periphery of the oil-impregnated sintered bearing. During operation of the above-mentioned power transmission mechanism for a power window, the lubricating oil which is impregnated in the oil-impregnated sintered bearings 21 oozes out to the sliding portions between the oil-impregnated sintered bearings 21 and the shaft 22, and oil films are formed by the lubricating oil thus oozing out. The Cu-based sintered bearing according to claim 1, wherein the content of C as free graphite existing at a grain boundary between the Cu-Ni main phase grains is 0.988 mass% or more and 3.787 mass% or less. However, iron-based and iron-copper-based sintered members have a high coefficient of friction and are not suitable for applications that require high-precision control, such as throttle valve bushes, and ball bearings are used. 3 is a cross-sectional view showing a state in which the rotating shaft is held in the oil-impregnated sintered bearing shown in FIG. The Cu-based sintered bearing according to claim 1, wherein the Ni content is 20.6 mass% or more and 35.2 mass% or less. To estimate the effect of the capillary force on the bearing friction, assume the oil filled by θ = ±30° for the noncoated shaft and θ = ±80° for the PTFE-coated shaft in the bearing clearance, respectively. The outer peripheral surface of the electro-sintered bearing 50 is fixed to the inner circumference of a metal housing (not shown), and the housing is fixed to the inner circumference of the charging roller (40). The washer 53 is attached to the other end face side of the electro-sintered bearing 50 right end face side in FIGS. Though such techniques will possibly generalize low oil-wettable shafts, it seems that providing low oil wettability to the metal surfaces is not widely practiced so far to reduce the friction considering the benefits of good wettability bimetal bearings bushes to the lubricity described above and cost-effectiveness.

In a case where the powder mixture is simply dropped from the upper side of the cavity in the vertical direction in the material loading step, the amount of the Cu powder being attached to the surface of the core rod increases toward the upper side of the cavity. Moreover, when content of C contained in raw material powder exceeds 0.10 mass%, sintering of raw material powders will not progress easily, and the expansion of the dimension by sintering will become large. The shaft 2 made of an Fe-based alloy is likely to be seized depending on the material of the bearing 1 (for example, when an Fe-based alloy is used). 2, the generation of vibration and noise in the rolling bearings is unavoidable (generally, the vibration of rolling bearings causes rolling elements to roll on the raceway surface). 18. The method for producing a Cu-based sintered bearing according to claim 17, wherein a sum of C contained in the raw material powder and C derived from the graphite powder is 0.02 mass% or more and 4 mass% or less. The next figure explains how the SELFOIL® bearings work, detailing the self-lubrication mechanism. In addition, in the production method for an oil-impregnated sintered bearing that is the other aspect of the present invention, the core rod sliding step is a step of collecting the Cu powder in a portion with which the core rod comes into contact in the cavity. Generally, friction of oil-impregnated sintered bearings is larger than fully lubricated bearings, because they are often under boundary lubrication condition. Some exuded oil returns into the pores of the bearing body by capillary force and also leading to insufficient oil on the sliding surface 4 , 6 The porous surface of the bearing means a reduction in the load area, which lowers the loading capacity of the bearing. Next, a production method for the oil-impregnated sintered bearing described in the first embodiment will be described. 6A is a schematic cross-sectional view showing a production method for the oil-impregnated sintered bearing of the present invention. There is also a good range of Rollers – Durasoft – Shaft Mount – Coloured Urethane on the Small Parts and Bearings website. Thus, it is possible to prevent burrs from entering the gap between the oil-impregnated sintered bearing 1 and the shaft 22 to thereby deteriorate the bearing performance. Generally speaking, in an oil-impregnated sintered bearing of this type, the inner diameter of the bearing surface provided in the inner periphery thereof is uniform over its entire axial dimension, and sliding (supporting) is effected between the shaft and the entire bearing surface. In addition, the area occupied by the Cu phase relative to the area of the inner circumferential surface S in a central portion 3AS of the first region 3A is set to 50% or more. The Cu-based sintered bearing according to claim 1, wherein the content of C as the sum is 0.02 mass% or more and 3 mass% or less. In the present embodiment, the ratio of the cells of the copper matrix is computed as an area ratio of the Cu phase in the central portion 3BS along the shaft line of the second region 3B. It is possible to provide a Cu-based sintered bearing having high strength and wear resistance and high dimensional accuracy. In the verification, an oil-impregnated sintered bearing having a taper angle θ1 of 0.1° was regarded as a sample 9, and an oil-impregnated sintered bearing having a taper angle θ1 of 4.0° was regarded as a sample 10. For the respective samples, clearance was adjusted to accordingly accelerate sliding in the enlarged diameter portions. Sintered bearing lubrication requires high performance products, lasting in service for all the life of the equipment without compromising the performance. Standard Oilite bearings are impregnated with a highly refined mineral oil to ISO VG (SAE 30) having a high viscosity index and containing anti-oxidant, anti-rust and defoamant additives. That is, when the powder mixture is loaded into the cavity of the mold through which the core rod has been penetrated, the lower side of the cavity is first buried by the powder mixture in the initial phase of the loading. Please keep the bearings in aluminium foil or in their plastic bags until they are installed. There is also a good range of Housings – Bearing – Pillow Block – Die Cast on the Small Parts and Bearings website. Furthermore, the diameter of the through hole in the sintered body is expanded up to a predetermined depth on both sides by sizing, thereby forming the bearing main body 1 including the straight hole portion 4a and the enlarged diameter portions 4b and 4c. 7B are schematic cross-sectional views showing a production method for the oil-impregnated sintered bearing of the present invention stepwise. 10, it was confirmed that, when the bearing hole of the oil-impregnated sintered bearing is provided with a shape made up of the straight hole portion 4a and the enlarged diameter portions 4b and 4c, it is possible to more significantly decrease the friction coefficient compared with oil-impregnated sintered bearings in which the bearing hole is provided with a straight tube shape as a whole.

Oil-impregnated sintered bearings are widely used in various products. Accordingly, there are two general methods to secure the service life of sintered bearings. The electro-sintered bearing 50 is made of a sintered metal and is formed into a cylindrical shape, and the internal pores thereof are impregnated with electro-conductive oil. The column 3AS portion” in Table 3 shows the ratios (%) of the areas occupied by the Cu phase relative to the areas of the inner circumferential surfaces S in the central portions 3AS of the first regions 3A in the inner circumferential surface S of the bearing hole 3 of FIG. Sintered bronze in particular is frequently used as a material for bearings , since its porosity allows lubricants to flow through it or remain captured within it. Sintered copper may be used as a wicking structure in certain types of heat pipe construction, where the porosity allows a liquid agent to move through the porous material via capillary action For materials that have high melting points such as molybdenum , tungsten , rhenium , tantalum , osmium and carbon , sintering is one of the few viable manufacturing processes. 4 is a main portion-enlarged cross-sectional view showing a main portion of the oil-impregnated sintered bearing in an enlarged manner. For optimum performance the bearing conditions should favour the formation of a hydrodynamic film of oil over the bearing surface. Origin: EP2824340A1 Provided is a sintered bearing (1) including an inner layer (2) and an outer layer (3) formed by integral molding, the sintered bearing (1) having a bearing surface (A) formed on an inner peripheral surface (2a) of an inner layer (2). A majority of oil-impregnated sintered bearings are formed of an iron (Fe)-copper (Cu)-based sintered metal. DescriptionMaterial:Sintered bronze similar to SINT A50.Version:Oil impregnated (ca. 1) is rotated at a high speed, it is possible to reliably prevent the local abrasion of the inner circumferential surface S of the bearing hole 3 that is configured to receive the rotating shaft 2 or a local increase in the friction force. Further, due to the spring-back when the radial pressing force is canceled, the core rod 13 can be easily pulled out of the sintered bearing material 11 without having to exert any excessive force. SOLUTION: This electric sintered bearing unit comprises an electric sintered bearing 50, a shaft 51 inserted into an inner periphery of the electric sintered bearing 50, and washers 51, 52 as main elements. It is preferable that an interval d2 between both straight lines L1a and L1b is slightly larger than a diameter D of the rotating shaft 2 and almost equal to an inner diameter of the straight hole portion 6a, but is not limited thereto. In the initial state described above, the core rod 13 and the upper punch 14 are lowered integrally; the core rod 13 is inserted into the inner periphery of the sintered bearing material 11, and at the same time, the upper punch 14 is pressed against the upper end surface of the sintered bearing material 11. As a result, the distance between the opposing end surfaces of the upper and lower punches 14 and 15 abutting the sintered bearing material 11 is set to a predetermined value. You might also be interested in the range of Bearings – Self Clinching – Miniature – Self Aligning on the Miniature Bearings Australia site. By matching the material and particle size to the ware being sintered, surface damage and contamination can be reduced while maximizing furnace loading. 5. A sintered bearing as claimed in claim 1 wherein the copper-base alloy contains zinc in a proportion up to 5% by weight. In the first region 3A, the second region 3B, and the third region 3C, the area ratios of the Cu phase to the unit areas of at least the friction surfaces that are the respective surfaces thereof need to be in the above-described ranges, and, furthermore, a region in which the above-described area ratios of the Cu phase are maintained may extend from the surfaces in a predetermined thickness range. JP 2003-120673 A discloses an oil-impregnated sintered bearing having tapered surfaces expanding its diameter in opposite directions at both axial ends of its inner periphery. In order to suppress the increase of the rotational torque, the axial position restricting portion can be made of a low friction material. This shows that, in the inner circumferential surface S of the bearing hole 6, for example, in the entire region from the first opening 6E1 through the second opening 6E2 (the entire region from the enlarged diameter portion 6b through the enlarged diameter portion 6c across the straight hole portion 6a), the area ratio of the Cu phase does not significantly decrease and changes up to a maximum of approximately 20%. As the mixing ratio of the Cu powder 42 increases, the area ratio of the Cu phase increases, and the difference of the area ratio of the Cu phase in the inside surface S of the bearing hole 3 decreases.

  1. The current-carrying sintered bearing according to claim 12, wherein relief portions are provided in both end regions of the inner peripheral surface. The aerospace industry requires low friction bearings with excellent wear resistance to help reduce labor costs. Therefore, it is possible to mix the Fe powder 41 and the Cu powder 42 in the cavity P and selectively dispose the Cu powder 42 in the powder mixture 43 around the core rod. Specifically, Fe powder and Cu powder including Cu-based flat raw material powder are introduced into a mold having a core rod inserted into a cavity, and a Fe—Cu-based sintered body is shaped, thereby providing the bearing main body 1 including the bearing hole 3. A production method for the above-described bearing 10 will be described below. An oil-impregnant sintered bearing is made by providing an internal diameter (4), which a rotating axis is inserted through, in a bearing main body (3), formed by a porous sintered alloy having internal pores therein, and providing a sliding face (5) in one region of the inner peripheral face (2) of the internal diameter, the sliding face (5) being obtained by closing the pores which have been opened in the inner peripheral face. Specimens used are described in Table 1 The oil-impregnated sintered bearing used is commercially available mainly for OA equipment, and the size was relatively small. This property may have caused the oil droplet circulation in the bearing clearance for the PTFE-coated shaft. In a durability test actually conducted by the present inventors, the wear amount of the oil-impregnated sintered bearing 1 after 500 hours of testing was 3 μm, and the wear amount of the oil-impregnated sintered bearing 1 after 3000 hours of testing was 5 μm. Thus, after either testing, no marked deterioration in the power transmission function of the power transmission mechanism for a power window was to be observed, thus proving the usefulness of the present invention. In the measurement, a sliding test was carried out by rotating the rotating shaft 2 in a state in which a load was applied to the central portion 3AS along the shaft line of the first region 3A in the oil-impregnated sintered bearing 10 shown in FIG. That’s what makes us a strong and reliable partner for slide bearings, finished products and everything to do with non-ferrous metals and steels – shake on it. The electro-sintered bearing 50, the shaft 51 inserted through the inner periphery of the electro-sintered bearing 50, and the washer 52 as an axial position restricting portion. Therefore, in the inner circumferential surface of the bearing hole, the area occupied by the Cu phase increases as the region comes closer to the upper side during shaping. In the bearing that is the aspect of the present invention, in the inner circumferential surface of the bearing hole, the area ratio of the Cu phase in the central portion of the second region is set to 80% or more and 100% or less of that in the central portion of the third region. When the above-described powder mixture 43 is simply dropped from the upper side of the cavity P in the vertical direction in the material loading step, the amount of the Cu powder 42 is attached to the surface of the core rod 34 increases toward the upper side of the cavity P; however, in the present invention, the core rod sliding step of sliding the core rod 34 upwards in the cavity P is carried out together with the material loading step, and thus the disposition of the Cu powder (Cu foil pieces) 42 is also adjusted in the lower side of the cavity P (refer to FIG. Sintered metal powder is used to make frangible shotgun shells called breaching rounds , as used by military and SWAT teams to quickly force entry into a locked room. For example, the clearance was set to approximately 10 μm in the sample 9 and set to approximately 70 μm in the sample 10. In addition, for comparison, an oil-impregnated sintered bearing in which the taper angle θ1 was 0°, that is, the same bearing hole 3 as in the first embodiment has a straight tube shape was regarded as a sample 8 (comparative example). 9, it was confirmed that the friction coefficient of the sample 7 was significantly higher than those of the samples 5 and 6 and an effect for decreasing the friction coefficient could be obtained by setting the ratio of the Cu phase in the central portion 3AS in the oil-impregnated sintered bearing 10 shown in FIGS. Most sintered bronze bearings are oil-filled. The porosity was measured according to the open porosity test method JPMA M 02-1992 for sintered metal materials. Moreover, since the electrically conductive sintered bearing made of sintered metal can be manufactured at lower cost than the rolling bearing, the cost can be reduced. The manufacturing method of the Cu-based sintered bearing 1 will be described in detail later.

In the inner periphery of the oil-impregnated sintered bearing 1, there is formed a bearing surface 1a, which is composed of a central region parallel to the bearing axis, and crowning portions 1c situated at the axial ends thereof. In the oil-impregnated sintered bearing that is the aspect of the present invention, the bearing hole includes a straight hole portion that is formed in the first region and has a constant diameter and an enlarged diameter portion that is formed in at least one or both of the second region and the third region, continues from the straight hole portion, has a diameter that increases outwards, and forms a tapered shape. 2. An electrically conductive sintered bearing unit in which an electrically conductive grease is applied to a gap between an inner peripheral surface of the electrically conductive sintered bearing and an outer peripheral surface of the shaft. As a result, there is the possibility of the stress concentration on the inner peripheral surface of the oil-impregnated sintered bearing not being mitigated to a sufficient degree. Less amount of oil supply to the sliding area would pose synergistic effect of poor lubricity and capillary force on friction increase to the bearing. Sintering happens naturally in mineral deposits or as a manufacturing process used with metals , ceramics , plastics , and other materials. Through the above steps, ring-shaped Cu-based sintered bearings of Examples 1 to 19 and Comparative Examples 1 to 8 having dimensions of outer diameter: 18 mm × inner diameter: 8 mm × height: 4 mm were produced. In addition, the core rod 34 is disposed so that the pressurization portion of the core rod 34 does not overlap the lower punch 33 during the loading of the powder mixture 43 into the cavity P. In a case where the pressurization portion of the core rod 34 overlaps the lower punch, there is a concern that it may be impossible to adhere the Cu powder to the pressurization portion of the core rod 34. In addition, in the production method for an oil-impregnated sintered bearing that is the other aspect of the present invention, Cu foil powder is used as the Cu powder. Another possible mechanism of lower friction for the PTFE-coated shaft was slippage between the oil film and the shaft surface. When the amount of oil in the bearing is reduced further there is an increase in the coefficient of friction. We are able to offer Oilite bearings in sealed plastic bags or boxes. Oil impregnated sintered bronze tubing – self lubricating. In addition to large oil droplets, clear movement of the oil droplets in the bearing clearance with shaft rotation was observed for the PTFE-coated shaft, as described in Section 4.2. This circulative movement in the clearance would induce the oil exudation from the bearing body probably contributing to large oil amount. However, in a case where the shear load exerted on the rotating shaft 2 is extremely high and the push-back action of the lubricant remaining between the rotating shaft 2 and the enlarged diameter portions 4b and 4c does not sufficiently function, the rotating shaft 2 is shaft-supported with the shaft line inclined inside the bearing main body 1. At this time, the surface of the rotating shaft 2 comes into contact with the enlarged diameter portions 4b and 4c, and this portion is supported as the friction surface. The graphite added as the solid lubricant for ordinary sintered bearings has a lower liquidity compared to other metal powders and, states the company, cannot be moulded properly in large quantities. According to the present invention, it becomes possible to provide an oil-impregnated sintered bearing for which a Fe—Cu-based sintered metal is used and in which the uneven distribution of a Cu phase in an inner circumferential surface of a bearing hole is decreased, it is possible to reliably prevent the local abrasion of the inner circumferential surface of the bearing hole that is configured to receive a rotating shaft or a local increase in the friction force, and stabilized sliding properties can be obtained. The method for producing a Cu-based sintered bearing according to claim 17 or 18, wherein the raw material powder is Cu-Ni alloy powder, Sn powder, or Cu-P alloy powder. You might also be interested in the range of Pulleys – Blocks – Eye – Swivel on the Miniature Bearings Australia site. Oil impregnated sintered bronze bushes. 7A is a schematic cross-sectional view showing the production method for the oil-impregnated sintered bearing of the present invention. A common form of such a bearing is made from copper powder and tin powder mixed in suitable proportions, and sintered at a suitable temperature to form a porous bronze hearing. 3A) having a configuration corresponding to the crowning portion 1c of the finished product. In the first region 4A set in the inner circumferential surface S of the bearing hole 4, a straight hole portion 4a having a diameter that is slightly larger than the diameter of the rotating shaft 2 and having a diameter that is constant at any location in the longitudinal direction is provided.

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