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Plain Bearings

xiros guide rollers with FDA conformity: 60% weight saving compared to metallic solutions

Patrick Czaja | 10. July 2020

This solution for transport and guide rollers is now available in a lighter, FDA-compliant version. The xiros guide rollers for labelling, packaging and food applications consist of a blue PVC tube and two fixed flange ball bearings made of the in-house material xirodur B180 and stainless steel balls. The specialist for plastics in motion, igus, […]

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What is iglidur? And what does it do better than POM?

Lars Butenschön | 2. July 2020

Just recently I stumbled on this blog post, which promised to finally put an end to the mystery that seems to be iglidur®. What is iglidur? And why are customers willing to spend no less than a fortune on bearings made from this material? To make this clear right away: I have no intention to […]

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What is iglidur? – And what can it do better than POM?

Lars Butenschön | 1. July 2020

Some time ago I came across this blog post on the net, which finally wants to clear up the “mystery” of iglidur®; what is iglidur and why are customers willing to apparently spend a fortune on plain bearings made of this material? First of all: I don’t want to bore you, dear reader, with a […]

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Plain bearings in BLDC pumps – a Christmas story

Lars Butenschön | 24. June 2020

Plain bearings are often the unsung heroes of our everyday lives. They are at least small or big helpers that we take for granted in our day-to-day routines. This is true of plain bearings in BLDC pumps. What that is, and what that worn-out phrase about unsung heroes really means, is something I discovered one […]

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Low-cost plate handling laboratory

Ulf Hottung | 20. June 2020

Why use automation in the laboratory? Many small laboratories want to optimise their processes and increase their throughput rates but recoil at the frequently high costs and time-consuming integration work, when only simple combinations of devices or magazines are required. Until now, many routines such as “insertion/removal” have been performed manually, which ties up personnel […]

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