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Plain Bearings

Plain bearings under water: What you should bear in mind

Lars Butenschön | 26. October 2021

Underwater use presents some special challenges for machines in general and for bearing arrangements in particular. The main problem is obvious. The water – but also other liquids – affects the bearing points in various ways. In this blog post you will find out what these are and what you need to bear in mind […]

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Plastic ball transfer units provide the necessary order in the van

Patrick Czaja | 21. October 2021

The cargo area of a van or a commercial vehicle in general offers a lot of space. Craftsmen in particular need enormous storage space for the equipment, which is essential for the trips undertaken for the jobs. Therefore, organisation and efficient use of storage space is essential. In Japanese, the so-called 5S method is already […]

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Axial thrust washer made of plastic in imaging diagnostics

Patrick Czaja | 7. October 2021

Germany has been one of the largest industrial nations and technology leaders for many decades. To ensure that this remains the case for many generations to come, universities and colleges are important institutions where thousands of students and researchers rack their brains over new technologies every day. We are very happy to support students through […]

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Sustainable vehicle design with iglidur® plain bearings

Jonas Burk | 23. September 2021

Current trends such as zero-emission vehicles or CO2-neutral production demonstrate the growing importance of sustainability in the automotive industry. In addition to stricter emission regulations, the growing awareness of the environment and sustainability in society,as well as the increasing interest of consumers in sustainable vehicles is increasing.

In order to meet the demands, the industry must develop sustainable solutions, and focus on both the product and the value.

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Alternatives to bearings with lubrication groove

Lars Butenschön | 17. September 2021

Lubrication grooves perform an important task in metallic bearings. The lubricant reaches the bearing point between the bearing and the shaft directly through them. The lubricant protects the shaft and bearing against dirt and moisture and ensures low coefficients of friction. Disadvantages: On the one hand, a bearing with a lubrication groove is quite complex […]

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