Bicycle washing system trusts polymer ball bearings

Patrick Czaja | 2. March 2021

The temperatures are slowly rising, spring is approaching and the bike is ready. Various bike tours through the country, mountain biking through mountainous terrain or a tour through the cool rain: the bike finally needs a thorough wash. You don’t have to resort to a sponge and hot water here, because the time-saving bicycle washing […]

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How can a CNC machine be automated cost-effectively?

Volker Beissel | 15. March 2021

With regard to new machine tools, the digitisation of production is currently a topic of considerable interest. Everything is to become ‘smart’ and the milling machine itself should be responsible for re-ordering blanks. Large production facilities are already moving in this direction. But this solution is often still too expensive or unprofitable, especially for smaller […]

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Analogue and digital maintenance with smart plastics

Richard Habering | 11. March 2021

At first glance, personnel capacity does not appear to fit in here but cut-backs in personnel are taking place in many areas of industry. However, maintenance is still essential or even has to become better and more reliable. In case you silently agreed to this and are asking yourself: “Exactly, but how?”

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What is talcum powder?
Why use talcum for cables?

Andreas Muckes | 8. March 2021

When I hear the term talcum, I immediately think back to sports lessons at school. Gymnastics. Not my favourite discipline. I always found it exciting to rub my hands with this white powder. But that was pretty much all that fascinated me about this sport. But let’s get back to the topic. Talcum. What is […]

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Polymer ball bearings in cleaning systems for photovoltaic installations

Patrick Czaja | 5. March 2021

The weather is getting nicer and the sun is shining longer and more intensively. It is not only us humans who replenish energy, photovoltaic systems literally do so. These are exposed to enormous weathering effects all year round, and the surfaces reflect this especially when the sun shines. Wind and weather, as well as dust […]

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Door guide without oil and grease: why?

Volker Beissel | 5. March 2021

After several years as an industry manager for machine tools, I had the opportunity to see countless milling, turning and grinding machines. Each manufacturer produces a very special machine in its own way. With a lot of heart and soul, they try to get the utmost out of it. Serving as the connection between the […]

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i.Sense: smart technology from igus masters sewage treatment plant

Richard Habering | 3. March 2021

To increase process reliability, minimise maintenance costs, transmit data in a future-proof manner – an intelligent technical solution is needed that is capable of protecting sewage treatment plants even without human intervention. In this case, the solution is a smart EC.P sensor from igus.

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Fire protection in the aircraft – what is behind FAR 25.853?

Florian Schiller | 3. March 2021

A fire on board an aircraft is one of the most serious events that can happen when flying. Fire and smoke can spread rapidly in a cramped cabin and cause harm to passengers. Since the safety of the guests is paramount when flying, one wants to avoid fires at all costs. That is why all […]

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