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iglide® clip bearings

iglide® clip bearings are designed specifically for when shafts are run through sheet metal plates. For this reason, the bearings have flanges located on both ends so they can be secured on both sides after installation.

The clip bearings are slit at an angle, so installation of the bearings is possible from one side. After installation, the bearing opens and forms a lining for the bore hole in the metal plate. The shaft prevents the clip bearing from detaching from the housing. Even during axial movement, the bearing remains secured in the housing.

In addition, the lateral slit can compensate for bearing expansions due to temperature or moisture. During expansion, the slit width decreases, and changes so the bearing clearance is minimized. The flange diameter on the smaller side is made to ensure that housings with larger tolerances can be properly secured.

Secured with double-flange design

Very quick and easy installation

Custom dimensions are possible

Lightweight

Maintenance-free and self-lubricating

Good wear resistance

Smooth operation

Suitable for both rotational and linear movements

Expansion possible through slit design

For sheet metal thicknesses of .040-.135 inches (2mm, 3mm and 4mm)

Material: iglide® M250


Special properties of the iglide® clip bearing

iglide® clip bearings are manufactured from the wear-resistant material iglide® M250. iglide® M250 is a plain bearing material with strong wear resistance for medium loads. The bearings are self-lubricating and can be used dry. The bearings can be lubricated if desired. The iglide® M250 material is resistant to all common lubricants.

Compressive strength

The permissible static load of iglide® Clip bearings at room temperature is 2,610 psi (18 MPa). Due to the possibility of high tolerances in the housing bore, the clip bearing has a high compressive strength even for punched holes. For bearing surfaces that are very small, the vibration-dampening properties and the resistance to edge loads are especially important.

Surface speeds

Clip bearings are extremely wear resistant in slow rotating, oscillating and axial movements. The maximum surface speeds for the different movements are the same as for the iglide® M250 material. With lubrication during installation or continuous lubrication, the permissible speeds can be increased.

Operating temperatures

For operating temperatures up to 176°F (80° C), iglide® clip bearings display high wear resistance. Even at low temperatures, the plain bearings remain elastic and wear resistant.

Installation

For installation, the plain bearings are pressed together on the side with the larger flange. The angled slit makes the bearing spiral-shaped, so that it can be placed easily into the metal plate. The slit also compensates for expansions of the circumference. In this way, a tight clearance is possible with the clip bearings. The recommended clearance allows a nominal size shaft to turn easily. The Clip bearing can also rotate within the housing bore.

Clip bearings  
Clip bearings

Clip bearings are available in dimensions of 0.118 (3) to 0.984 in (25 mm).

 
Maximum surface pressure for clip bearings

Figure 30.1: Maximum recommended surface pressure dependent on operating temperature for clip bearing made from iglide® M250

 

Maximum surface speeds

fpm Rotating Oscillating Linear
Continuous 157 157 492
Short-term 393 393 984


Temperature limits

iglide® M250 Application temperature
Minimum - 40 °F
Max. long-term + 176 °F
Max. short-term + 338 °F

 
 

iglide® clip bearing, inch

Part No.:
d1 [inch]:
Dimensions in inches
Order number d1 d2 d3 d4 s b1    
  D11 *          
 MCI-03-01 3/16 0.2343 1/4 5/16 0.032 0.1380 1.55 USD 
 MCI-02-02 1/8 0.1718 1/4 3/16 0.032 0.1380 1.01 USD 
 MCI-04-01 1/4 0.3125 11/32 7/16 0.032 0.1380 1.57 USD 
 MCI-05-01 5/16 0.3750 13/32 1/2 0.032 0.1380 1.59 USD 
 MCI-06-01 3/8 0.4375 15/32 9/16 0.032 0.1380 1.61 USD 
 MCI-07-01 7/16 0.5000 17/32 5/8 0.032 0.1380 1.63 USD 
 MCI-08-01 1/2 0.5625 19/32 11/16 0.032 0.1380 1.65 USD 
 MCI-03-02 3/16 0.2343 1/4 5/16 0.032 0.2000 1.56 USD 
 MCI-04-02 1/4 0.3125 11/32 7/16 0.032 0.2000 1.58 USD 
 MCI-05-02 5/16 0.3750 13/32 1/2 0.032 0.2000 1.60 USD 
 MCI-06-02 3/8 0.4375 15/32 9/16 0.032 0.2000 1.62 USD 
 MCI-07-02 7/16 0.5000 17/32 5/8 0.032 0.2000 1.64 USD 
 MCI-08-02 1/2 0.5625 19/32 11/16 0.032 0.2000 1.66 USD 
 MCI-16-02 1 1.0755 1 1/4 1 1/8 0.032 0.2000 4.05 USD 
 MCI-10-01 5/8 0.6875 23/32 7/8 0.032 - 1.83 USD 
 MCI-10-02 5/8 0.6875 23/32 7/8 0.032 - 1.93 USD 
 MCI-12-01 3/4 0.8125 27/32 1 0.032 - 2.03 USD 
 MCI-12-02 3/4 0.8125 27/32 1 0.03 - 2.22 USD 
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*d1 is checked with gage, joinable/not joinable after the insertion in test housing with d2 (+0.0001).
Dimensions in inches
Order number ID of
Bearing
Recommended Recommended
Housing Bore
Recommended
Shaft Size
   
  in Housing Sheet Metal
Thickness
           
 MCI-03-01 0.1885 040/075 0.2414 0.2343 0.1875 0.1865 1.55 USD 
 MCI-02-02 0.1885 040/075 0.1262 0.1291 0.1875 0.1865 1.01 USD 
 MCI-04-01 0.1885 072/135 0.2414 0.2343 0.1875 0.1865 1.57 USD 
 MCI-05-01 0.251 040/075 0.3212 0.3125 0.25 0.249 1.59 USD 
 MCI-06-01 0.251 072/135 0.3212 0.3125 0.25 0.249 1.61 USD 
 MCI-07-01 0.3135 040/075 0.3834 0.375 0.3125 0.3115 1.63 USD 
 MCI-08-01 0.3135 072/135 0.3834 0.375 0.3125 0.3115 1.65 USD 
 MCI-03-02 0.376 040/075 0.4481 0.4375 0.375 0.374 1.56 USD 
 MCI-04-02 0.376 072/135 0.4481 0.4375 0.375 0.374 1.58 USD 
 MCI-05-02 0.4385 040/075 0.5106 0.5 0.4375 0.4365 1.60 USD 
 MCI-06-02 0.4385 072/135 0.5106 0.5 0.4375 0.4365 1.62 USD 
 MCI-07-02 0.501 040/075 0.5731 0.5625 0.5 0.499 1.64 USD 
 MCI-08-02 0.501 072/135 0.5731 0.5625 0.5 0.499 1.66 USD 
 MCI-16-02 0.501 072/135 1.0077 1.0026 0.5 0.499 4.05 USD 
 MCI-10-01 0.626 040/075 0.6981 0.6875 0.625 0.624 1.83 USD 
 MCI-10-02 0.626 072/135 0.6981 0.6875 0.625 0.624 1.93 USD 
 MCI-12-01 0.751 040/075 0.8255 0.8125 0.75 0.749 2.03 USD 
 MCI-12-02 0.751 072/135 0.8255 0.8125 0.75 0.749 2.22 USD 
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*d1 is checked with gage, joinable/not joinable after the insertion in test housing with d2 (+0.0001).

iglide® clip bearing, metric

Part No.:
d1 [inch]:
Dimensions [mm]
Order number d1 d2 d3 d4 s b1    
  D11 *          
 MCM-03-02 3 4.2 4.8 6 0.6 3.2 1.53 USD 
 MCM-03-03 3 4.2 4.8 6 0.6 4.2 1.54 USD 
 MCM-04-02 4 5.2 5.9 7 0.6 3.2 1.55 USD 
 MCM-04-03 4 5.2 5.9 7 0.6 4.2 1.56 USD 
 MCM-05-02 5 6.2 6.8 8 0.6 3.2 1.57 USD 
 MCM-05-03 5 6.2 6.8 8 0.6 4.2 1.58 USD 
 MCM-06-015 6 7.2 7.8 11 0.6 2.7 0.90 USD 
 MCM-06-02 6 7.2 7.8 11 0.6 3.2 0.90 USD 
 MCM-06-03 6 7.2 7.8 11 0.6 4.2 0.99 USD 
 MCM-06-04 6 7.2 7.8 11 0.6 5.2 1.70 USD 
 MCM-07-03 7 9 9.8 13 0.8 4.6 1.31 USD 
 MCM-08-02 8 9.6 10.4 13 0.8 3.6 0.89 USD 
 MCM-08-03 8 9.6 10.4 13 0.8 4.6 1.08 USD 
 MCM-08-04 8 9.6 13 10.4 0.8 5.6 1.32 USD 
 MCM-09-02 9 10.6 11.4 14 0.8 3.6 1.62 USD 
 MCM-10-02 10 11.6 12.4 15 0.8 3.6 1.63 USD 
 MCM-10-025 10 11.6 12.4 15 0.8 4.1 1.22 USD 
 MCM-10-03 10 11.6 12.4 15 0.8 4.6 1.64 USD 
 MCM-10-08 10 11.6 12.4 15 0.8 9.6 2.88 USD 
 MCM-12-02 12 13.6 14.4 17 0.8 3.6 1.65 USD 
 MCM-12-025 12 13.6 14.4 17 0.8 4.4 Upon request 
 MCM-12-03 12 13.6 14.4 17 0.8 4.6 1.66 USD 
 MCM-12-035 12 13.6 14.4 17 0.8 5.1 1.52 USD 
 MCM-12-04 12 13.6 14.4 17 0.8 5.6 1.59 USD 
 MCM-12-045 12 13.6 14.4 17 0.8 6.4 1.52 USD 
 MCM-14-03 14 15.6 16.4 19 0.8 4.6 1.43 USD 
 MCM-16-02 16 17.6 18.4 21 0.8 3.6 1.61 USD 
 MCM-16-03 16 17.6 18.4 21 0.8 4.6 1.75 USD 
 MCM-18-02 18 20 21 23 0.8 4 Upon request 
 MCM-18-03 18 20 21 23 1 5 1.84 USD 
 MCM-20-03 20 22 23 25 1 5 1.95 USD 
 MCM-25-03 25 27 28 30 1 5 2.44 USD 
 MCM-25-06 25 27 28 30 1 8 4.11 USD 
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*d1 is checked with gage, joinable/not joinable after the insertion in test housing with d2 (+0.0001).