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Sintered Bushes

Before we get into Sintered bushes in detail, let us first understand the processes behind it in brief.


Sintering, also known as frittage, is compacting and producing a solid mass of material without totally melting it using heat or pressure. Metals, ceramics, polymers, and other materials undergo sintering as a manufacturing process. The materials’ atoms diffuse over particle borders, fusing the particles and producing a single solid piece. Sintering is widely used to shape materials with exceptionally high melting points, such as tungsten and molybdenum because the sintering temperature does not have to reach the material’s melting point. Sintering in metallurgy powder-related processes is studied in powder metallurgy.

Sintering occurs when ice cubes in a glass of water stick together due to the temperature difference between the water and the ice. Pressure-driven sintering occurs when snow is compacted to form a glacier or loose snow is pressed together to form a hard snowball. Sinter is the substance that results from the sintering process.


A bushing is a type of plain bearing. An insulated device that allows a conductor to pass through a grounded conducting barrier is bushing (electrical).

A bushing (isolator) is a mechanical device used to reduce vibrational energy transfer between two parts.

How do sintered bushings function?

Sintered bushings are named after the “sintering” manufacturing technique, which involves pressing metallic or ceramic powder into shape and curing it at high temperatures. This results in a component having coarse pores, depending on the technique and material. The success of sintered bushings is due to this pore structure. The lubricant has been infused into the sintered bushings. At room temperature, the viscosity is set so that the bulk of the oil remains in the pores. The lubricating oil escapes from the pores and disperses throughout the bearing when the bushing heats up during operation, owing to friction. At higher speeds, a lubricating wedge forms, which can eventually separate the bearing from the contact surface and protect it from wear. Here is where the wheat is separated from the chaff.

While in chemically hostile settings, salty locations, or other industrially unfriendly application sites, the bearings self-lubricate. Take a look at the following bulleted list of essential performance characteristics:

  • Self-lubricating bearings that are extremely corrosion resistant
  • Miniaturized drive/positional systems are ideal.
  • There aren’t many moving parts in sintered bronze bearings.
  • If a rotation-based friction compensation mechanism is required in a modern application, this low-maintenance bearing type offers the necessary features and attributes to stay the course.

Advantages of using Sintered Bushes

Sintered bronze bearings are used in a variety of applications. The friction-dissolving components are self-lubricating, require minimal maintenance, and are reasonably priced. We’ve already gone over these components in depth. We’ve also discussed powder metallurgy, the science that makes this collaboration feasible. As we continue down this road, we’ll look more closely at the features that distinguish these components.

High sliding speeds and no maintenance

Sintered bronze bearings are self-lubricating and require little maintenance. Sintered bronze bearings are frequently filled with oil and are constructed of porous bronze or iron. These sintered bronze bearings are perfect for rotating applications due to their high allowed sliding velocities.

Bushings made of sintered bronze provide low-space functionality

Sintered bronze orientations are formed like a plain bushing, with a flanged edge, and do not have any moving balls or separate rings spinning around a pole. Consider the idea that a shaft mount that self-greases and is layered with rotational liveliness doesn’t require many moving parts. Bronze is a versatile and widely used material for sintered bushings because it exists in various alloys and compositions. Unlike brass bushings, softer and more easily deformed, bronze sleeve bushings or bronze bearings are durable and strong.


Metal sintering can save up to 60% in costs compared to more traditional manufacturing methods with the right application and design.


Oils and other lubricants can be infused into the pores of the materials, extending the part’s useful life.

There is no Swarf

There is no waste of materials because sintered goods are ready to use, which removes the need for costly machining operations.

High Wear Resistance

Sintered parts have a high wear resistance, which is higher than their nominal hardness figure suggests. Traditional processes such as Induction Hardening, Nitriding, and others can be used to provide parts with different hardness properties. They can be plated as well.

Uniform Characteristics and Dimensional Stability

Since sintered items are manufactured in specifically designed tooling, their properties and dimensions are extremely precise and consistent.

New Materials

The technique allows for the fabrication of a wide range of alloys.

Fargo AutoElectricals is specialized in making MSP Bushes, and Kamei Autoelectrik makes sintered bushes made of pure brass that have high accuracy, suitable thickness, and exact fitting to provide long life and trouble-free operations. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. For more information, please see our website (

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Brands available with us

  1. Kamei Autoelectrik
  2. MSP Bushes
  3. GS- ASCOT Auto electrical parts

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