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Plain Bearings

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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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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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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Comparison of sintered bushings: advantages and disadvantages

Lars Butenschön | 18. February 2021

Sintered bushings or plain bearings made of sintered bronze are used in many bearing applications. They are comparatively cheap to procure, available in many dimensions and are sold as “self-lubricating” or “maintenance-free”. However, sintered bushings are by no means as universally applicable as many users think. In this blog post, I will take a closer […]

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Kugellager-Alternative xiros aus Kunststoff von igus

Ball bearing alternative made of polymer: igus® convinces

Patrick Czaja | 16. February 2021

Many plant operators know the problem: when installing metal ball bearings, lubrication is essential. This procedure has to be repeated at regular maintenance intervals and that not only swallows up money, but also a lot of time. As a ball bearing alternative, xiros is well suited.

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