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Plain Bearings

Ball bearings in copy machines: Why xiros® is the right choice

Patrick Czaja | 4. December 2020

Polymer ball bearings are being used more and more frequently in copy machines. Why? They are lubrication-free, low-maintenance and extremely lightweight. No external lubrication is necessary and contamination of the application environment can be ruled out.

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How polymer spherical bearings ensure more efficient energy generation

igu-blog-adm | 30. November 2020

Everyone has seen them at some point. Individual solar modules on a house roof or many of them arranged to create a solar power plant. These solar modules are generally fixed in place, oriented optimally to catch the sun. In large solar power plants, energy is generated more efficiently with special tracking systems, the “solar […]

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Ball bearings in ATMs: polymer excels here as well

Patrick Czaja | 25. November 2020

ATMs are among the igus® xiros® ball bearings applications. Our polymer ball bearings fully demonstrate their superiority to metallic ball bearings in these applications. xiros® radial deep groove ball bearings are advantageous because they not only require no maintenance or lubrication, but also eliminate lubrication contamination on banknotes.

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Of squeaking plain bearings: iglidur plain bearing podcast – episode 03

Lars Butenschön | 23. November 2020

It is not only nerves that are threatened by squeaking plain bearings. Squeaky bearings and bearings that make other noises can be a real noise pollution issue. For this reason, I will take a closer look at the topic of squeaking today. How it is generated and what can be done about it. This podcast […]

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Squeaking plain bearings – how to reduce noise

Lars Butenschön | 18. November 2020

There are probably few problems that are so annoying and so difficult to fix. Whether in a car, a bicycle or in the fully automated and fully digitalised industry 4.0 IoT packaging machine: disturbing noises. Squeaking plain bearings are of course only one possible source but more often than you think. Once the source has […]

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