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Plain Bearings

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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Which ball bearing seals are available and why doesn’t igus need additional markings

Patrick Czaja | 13. November 2020

Many metallic rolling bearings are available as a sealed version Ball bearing seals are usually mandatory for the metallic version, otherwise dirt will get into the running surfaces of the ball. They can combine with the lubricant and block the bearing run. Ball bearings made of polymer or ceramic are mostly only available as an open type. Why? Find out here.

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How do I find out the DIN installation size of the metal ball bearing? And how do I find the igus® counterpart?

Patrick Czaja | 11. November 2020

For metallic ball bearings, determining the installation size is usually simple. Usually the type designation is printed either on the inner or outer ring. It becomes more difficult, however, if the imprint remains unrecognisable despite cleaning. Therefore the ball bearing must be measured manually at this point. _x000D_   I now know my ball bearing […]

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