Gatke is a phenolic material from Scan-Pac formulated with high-strength fabrics and long-lasting resins. Gatke bearings are lightweight and offer long wear life. They withstand the most demanding applications and are available in a variety of shapes.
Coefficients of friction: 0.2 to 0.5 Static; 0.1 to 0.3 Dynamic
Typical applications: Steel and aluminum rolling mills, paper and pulp mills, marine winches, railroad and commuter rail
Scan-Pac offers a wide variety of rigid molded friction materials. Scan-Pac offers flat sheets, molded brake blocks, and custom molded parts. Between the RF and Gemini series, the Rowland Company can help identify a rigid molded material to fit your needs. All Scan-Pac materials are asbestos-free.
Coefficients of friction: 0.11 to 0.63
Typical applications: Industrial brakes, punch presses, PTO’s, overhead cranes