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Plain Bearings

Polymer ball bearings from igus® in fish processing

Patrick Czaja | 10. May 2021

Machines and components such as ball bearings used in food processing face enormous challenges. In addition to the use of the most aggressive cleaners, just as much water is used. Germs are counteracted and contamination of the food is prevented. Below you can read more about how a customer in the fish processing industry improved […]

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Vergrößerte Ansicht eines Metall-Polymer-Lagers im Querschnitt

Plain bearing materials in comparison: metal-polymer plain bearings

Lars Butenschön | 6. May 2021

In this section of our series of articles on the subject of plain bearing materials, we look at the so-called metal-polymer plain bearings. What are metal-polymer plain bearings? How do they differentiate themselves from other types of bearings? What are they particularly good for and when is it better to leave them alone? In this […]

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Self-aligning ball bearing made of polymer

Patrick Czaja | 4. May 2021

Self-aligning ball bearings (DIN 630) are double-row rolling bearings, consisting of an inner ring with a common ball raceway and an outer ring characterised by a hollow spherical design. Due to the hollow shape of the outer ring and the resulting angular mobility, self-aligning ball bearings are used in applications with larger misalignments, shaft deflections […]

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It’s all about the sausage! Ball bearings in the meat processing industry

Patrick Czaja | 29. April 2021

The barbecue season starts, the grill is made ready and people flock to the supermarkets to buy barbecue food. And what must not be missing? Exactly. Meat in any form; whether steaks, fillets or sausages of any kind. But what about the meat processing industry and its machines? In the food production sector, the machines […]

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Also an underwater endurance runner: xiros® ball bearings in aquaristics

Patrick Czaja | 26. April 2021

The term aquaristics describes the operation and maintenance of an aquarium. This includes all activities that are carried out both professionally and as a hobby. The basic difference between freshwater and seawater aquaristics is the saltwater content. For example, there are also so-called brackish-water aquariums that contain both freshwater and seawater. If you decide to […]

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