Ball bearings for medical technology: quality is in demand

igu-blog-adm | 14. January 2021

In medical technology, the bearing components must meet the highest requirements. Typical applications are, for example, those with high speeds, a high level of hygiene and a certain resistance to aggressive environments. Due to the high hygienic demands placed on ball bearings for medical technology, the lubrication-free factor plays a significant role. Due to the fact […]

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The 5 funniest phrases and misconceptions about cables

igu-blog-adm | 13. January 2021

Do you think humour and technology have anything to do with each other? Convince yourself that the opposite is true in this blog post. “I think you’ve got your wires crossed” or “You’re slow on the uptake”. Everyone is probably familiar with this or similar expressions.  And, of course, everyone knows that no one has […]

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Why your ticket machine ball bearings should be from igus®

Patrick Czaja | 7. January 2021

Ball bearings in ticket machines where requirements for installed components are stringent. igus polymer ball bearings are expanding their advantage over metal ball bearings in this segment. They are not only maintenance-free and lubrication-free – they also ensure that the application environment is free of contamination. Searching for contamination of tickets and banknotes: not here

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Breakage detection in energy chains with smart plastics EC.B

Richard Habering | 6. January 2021

What is breakage detection (EC.B)? EC.B breakage detection in energy chains is a condition monitoring system. Installing this system allows extremely fast detection of breakage in any link in the e-chain®. This immediate detection of breakage in the energy chain can prevent expensive damage while increasing equipment reliability. Components of an EC.B system? The system […]

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Online seminars with igus
How does online training get going?

Andreas Muckes | 6. January 2021

The virus caught us all off guard and presented me with completely new challenges in my role as Product Manager. One of my tasks, which I share with my colleagues, is to explain new products to our customers. This requires the ability to answer technical questions, but also consider a broad range of positions. That […]

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