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Plain Bearings

When should I change my ball bearing?

Patrick Czaja | 11. February 2021

The defect of a ball bearing can have various causes; whether cage wear, ball breakage or damage to the running surfaces. Find out in this blog post why igus can be an alternative to metal after a defect.

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xiros Sonderteile für die Textilindustrie

Ball bearings according to specifications – an infinite number of possibilities thanks to igus®

Patrick Czaja | 9. February 2021

Ball bearings cover a wide range of different shapes. Whether deep groove ball bearings, ball bearings with flange, for example, or self-aligning ball bearings: standard catalogues list these in various materials, designs and dimensions. But what about customised solutions? Customised ball bearings are no stranger to igus. xiros polymer ball bearings stand for quality. Due to […]

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Polymer coating – the way to protect parts from wear and tear

Lars Butenschön | 5. February 2021

Surface coatings have long since established themselves in all areas of everyday life. From frying pans to bicycle frames, the range of different coating materials and their properties is huge. A more recent phenomenon is the so-called tribological polymer coating. These are plastic-based coatings that have been additionally improved tribologically – i.e. for use as […]

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Kugellager in Pumpen

Ball bearings in pumps: prevent machine failures with polymer

Patrick Czaja | 4. February 2021

Pumps and compressors are used in a wide variety of industries. Whether, for example, hose pumps in medical and food technology or water pumps in pool technology: just as the heart is for humans, these types of pumps in industry are also to be regarded as the heart of the system.

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Ball bearings in manual sweepers: plastic defies dirt

Patrick Czaja | 2. February 2021

Manual sweepers are used both at home and in the industrial sector. Sweeping dirt and leaves on pavements or driveways with a leaf/sweeping broom is tedious, sweeping machines are a far better choice. In this case, the leaves and dirt are transported by brushes and a broom into a container, which can then be easily […]

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