igus® iglidur® plain bearings are the standard today in many hinges for vehicles. Whether extender crossbar, multiple axis, door or boot lid hinge, there are always technical or qualitative advantages in addition to the cost benefits, which justify or even require the use of plastic.
Choosing the right material for ball bearings is not always easy. A short summary, when I use a particular ball bearing. Limits of metallic ball bearings Metallic ball bearings are mainly used in most classic mechanical engineering applications. They rank number 1 in terms of global sales volumes and are suitable for a large number […]
igus® at Compamed Medica 2019
Generic terms The term e-chain is closely related to the terms drag chain, energy chain and energy supply system or energy guiding chain or even cable guidance systems. The e-chain describes a product which safely carries cables or even hoses, over a certain distance. They ensure the dependable supply of energy, data and signals while […]
What do you do with old plastic energy chains?! Plastic recycling programme for energy chains In most factories, the usual procedure is to remove energy chains from the machines and throw them into industrial waste skips. Often the plastics are subsequently incinerated. Recycling of the chains rarely occurs, as the cost of separating the different […]