GLIDE engineering compounds provide the industrial market with great success and unlimited potential for new applications. With the strenuous demands put on equipment, coupled with the occasional difficult-to-service component or location, make GLIDE Bearings the best choice for efficient and limited maintenance materials.

Looking for a custom-fit product? We manufacture and stock “standard size” bearings & seals, as well as customer-specific sizes to meet their needs. Metric and Imperial combination sized parts are no problem. From 1 part to 10,000 pieces we welcome all inquiry’s. Please contact us for more information.

GLIDE products are great for the following

industrial applications and more...


  • Sawmills - roller bushings, pivot and chain guide bushings

  • Excavating – Roller chain bushings, gravel washer roller bearings

  • Mining – Bin and hopper bushings, rock crusher bushings.

  • Material handling – fork truck mast pivot bushings, shift slides, suspensions

  • Earth-moving – oscillating bushings, pivot bushings

  • Cranes – drag line crane bushings, extendable boom slides

  • Tractor trailer – leaf spring shackles, wear discs, suspension bushings.

  • Scissor lift / bucket lift – bushings  

  • Pneumatic / Hydraulic -  Piston bearings, ram bushings, linear bearings

  • Motorcycle / ATV – swingarm and suspension linkage bushings

  • Agricultural – Irrigation systems, pumps, plows, and planters

  • Snow removal – blade pivot bushings

  • Lawn Care – idler & swivel wheel bushings, steering bushings

  • Wind power – blade pitch adjustment bushings

Additional material benefits for industrial equipment: 


  • High compressive strength

  • Thermally stable

  • Excellent wear properties

  • Reduced maintenance intervals required

  • Easily installed and serviced

  • Shaft-friendly

  • “Green materials" (environmentally friendly)