GRAPHALLOY® Enhanced Graphite Bushings and Bearings

Why is the GRAPHALLOY material the best choice for a graphite bushing or graphite bearing?  

Plain graphite bearings and graphite bushings do not have the same properties as GRAPHALLOY bearings and bushings.Graphalloy graphite metal bushing in a stainless steel housing

GRAPHALLOY bearings are made of a graphite metal alloy bushing material, combining the self-lubrication of graphite with the strength of metal. This graphite metal alloy material is ideally suited for submerged and high temperature bearings and bushings - applications where oil, grease, plain carbon bearings, and plastic bearings fail.

GRAPHALLOY Bearings Advantages:

  • Wide temperature range
  • Self-lubricating
  • Dimensionally stable
  • Can run submerged and dry
  • Maintenance-Free
Graphalloy insert bearing with Graphite metal bushing

Available in over 100 grades, GRAPHALLOY bearings may be the solution to your toughest bushing, thrust washer, cam follower, flange block, or pillow block bearing design problem. GRAPHALLOY bearings have been installed for up to 20 years without maintenance. We have many standard designs but most of our products are custom designed to the unique requirements of a specific application.

GRAPHALLOY bearings- graphite metal alloy bearings- can help you solve your toughest bearing problems.

GRAPHALLOY® bearings can solve your toughest bearing problems.  Let us show you how.
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GRAPHALLOY bearings are available in standard sizes as well as custom designs. We have stainless steel housing options for applications with washdowns. Contact us and our engineers will work with you to find the right solution for your application. Graphalloy pillow block bearings with graphite metal bushings

The GRAPHALLOY material combines the self-lubricating quality of graphite with the strength and wear resistance qualities of metal. The metal impregnation process also reduces oxidation at very high temperatures and prevents swelling.

Graphalloy bushings are commonly found in

  • Pumps
  • High temperature applications
  • Food applications
  • Submerged applications
  • And more. See a more extensive list of applications below!



GRAPHALLOY self-lubricating graphite bearings bushings hot cold dry wet
GRAPHALLOY self-lubricating graphite bearings bushings hot cold dry wet

GRAPHALLOY Graphite metal bearings bushings

Automotive Industry

Food Applications
Primary Metals
Pulp & Paper
Imaging Equipment
Linear Motion
and more
Self Lubricating
No Grease or Oil
High Temperature
Operates from -450º to 1500º F
-240º  to 800º C )
Low Coefficient of Friction

Runs Dry

Runs Submerged
Chemical Resistant
Tolerant to Dust
Outperforms Plastics
No Oil Contamination
Reduced Downtime
FDA Acceptable Grades