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How large is the largest igus plain bearing? … And if that’s not enough?

Uwe Sund | 20. April 2020

Large bearing diameters tailor-made at an off-the-shelf price! The largest selection of different dimensions is offered by “the generalist” iglidur G. The smallest bearing has an inner diameter of 3mm (smaller inner diameters are available for other iglidur materials). The largest inner diameter of an igus catalogue part is 195mm. Part No.: GFM-195205240-65 (Outer diameter […]

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Polymer plain bearings in a gearbox – is this possible?

Sebastian Bloechl | 20. April 2020

“Shift and operate as we please”, a saying that can also be applied to vehicle operation. Be it a modern car or a freshly polished classic car: on some days we prefer to change gear earlier and save money, on others we tickle the last torque out of the engine. The gearbox and the shift forks […]

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Are there detectable plastics with food approval for moving applications?

Marco Thull | 17. April 2020

In the food industry it is often necessary to use plastics that have food approval. Sometimes they are in the direct vicinity or above the open product. There is a high risk that parts of covers or other plastic components may break off and fall into the product. If the materials used are coloured blue, […]

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Hose pumps rollers iglidur A180 vs. POM-C

Ulf Hottung | 17. April 2020

Hose and peristaltic pumps in medical and laboratory equipment

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Ball bearing under water: xiros® polymer ball bearing vs. metal bearings

Patrick Czaja | 16. April 2020

igus has the world’s largest test laboratory for plastics in moving applications in Cologne, with around 12,000 tests per year. This includes tests that demand everything from the most diverse materials under the most adverse conditions. At the present test, a xiros fixed flange ball bearing competes against its metallic counterpart in a salt water […]

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