“Self-lubricating”, ” lubrication-free” or even “lubricant-free”. You often read these descriptions in bearing technology. The common denominator here are bearing systems that no longer need additional lubrication. In other words, no one has to stop the machine and relubricate it with a grease gun, there is no need for an oil change or, in the […]
Ball bearings are our daily bread. As abstruse as this may sound at first, this sentence says how important ball bearings are in our world. Because wherever parts turn, move or rotate, ball bearings, usually also referred to as roller bearings, are used. Without them, the world would literally stand still. Ball bearings are commonplace […]
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 […]
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
There are two decisive arguments for efficient material handling: freedom from lubrication and freedom from maintenance. Ball bearing reliability and load capacity in material handling are also necessary to ensure smooth running.