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Plain Bearings

How do the balls get into the ball bearing?

Patrick Czaja | 14. April 2020

Ball bearings consist of an inner and outer ring, a cage and rolling elements. The cage is used to separate the rolling elements from each other in the form of balls. If the balls were not separated, they would run against each other and overheat. With high rotational speeds and friction of the balls, destructive […]

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Automotive goes digital – meet us online

Steffen Schack | 9. April 2020

“Together is the important word”, is the slogan of Frank Blase, Managing Director of igus GmbH, in the following video on the subject of digital consulting: https://www.igus.eu/info/virtual-visit?L=en. We would like to work out the perfect solution for your automotive application together with you, even if we cannot visit you on site at the moment. Meet […]

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Why plastic sliding rollers? Part 2

Bastian Mehr | 9. April 2020

What can be done with a plastic sliding roller? Here we must clearly compare the cost-benefit factor. Basically, a solid plastic roller is a cost-effective component: of course, depending on the material and the production process behind it. But the plastic roller has its limits. Here one must assess whether the application is suitable. With […]

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Cost-effective plain bearings in electric coolant pumps and regulators

Sebastian Bloechl | 9. April 2020

The demand for electric water pumps is huge. In addition to the cooling of motors and drives, air conditioning is also one of its tasks. The advantages of electric coolant pumps compared to conventional mechanical water pumps are their independence from the combustion engine. In this way, the electric pumps can be switched on and […]

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New material iglidur® K250 in automotive applications

Julio Pauli | 9. April 2020

Wear results of our new material iglidur® K250, which is characterised by a high flexibility and moisture absorption, are presented below. Compared to the igus classic iglidur® M250, the tribological properties could also be improved.

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