Our quality management – your market advantage
- Certification EN ISO 9001:2008 by DNV
- Member of the German Non-Destructive Testing Association e.V.
Made in Germany
We are GLT
Over the years, Gleitlagertechnik Essen has acquired extensive know-how in dealing with white metal coating and the manufacture of bronze bearings over its many years of history.
Our broad portfolio of products and services ranges from new original equipment or spare parts to thrust pads and tilting pads with diameters from 50 mm to more than 4,000 mm.
One of our core competences is the complete regeneration of existing bearing shells. We restore all functional dimensions by using the old base body. “As New”, so to say.
In our modern technology center, more than 50 highly qualified employees manufacture high-quality components and complete assemblies according to individual customer requirements.
Our world-renowned customers come from the fields of hydropower, gearbox construction, cement industry, rubber / film industry, marine propulsion, rolling mill technology, turbomachinery, engine / generators, steam / gas turbines and technical power plant technology.
Materials and Coating
We stock a wide range of white metal alloys and have a large stock of specialty bronze semi-finished products for a wide range of applications.
Our proven coatings are applied in a very precise process for a long service life.
Diversity, speed and precision
As an innovation driver and one of the market leading companies in the field of plain bearing technology, we cooperate with the Berlin KST GmbH and the Görlitzer TKG GmbH. In this way, we can react even more flexibly to the complex requirements of our customers and offer you tailor-made solutions at the highest technical level. We rely on our diverse application know-how, on our high level of vertical integration as well as on speed and highest precision. precision
Bearings are the interface between rotating and stationary machine components
Bearings strongly influence the system properties