Provides a brief history of Glacier Vandervell Europe. Describes the range of new materials developed, which are manufactured alongside the more traditional materials. The range includes copper lead and lead bronze, aluminium‐based materials and polymer bearings. Details further research taking place into interactions between components in the bearing system. Summarizes the testing processes at the new laboratory in Kilmarnock.
Wilson, B. (1996), "Glacier plain bearings: a materials and production engineering success story", Industrial Lubrication and Tribology, Vol. 48 No. 5, pp. 7-13. https://doi.org/10.1108/00368799610129036Download as .RIS
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