Most often, worn plain bearings are clearly noticeable. Unpleasant squeaks, rattling and clattering of the entire bearing or stiff movement are typical symptoms. If the bearing seizes, there is nothing one can do about it. The plant runs up against the block. It would be nice, of course, if you knew in advance when to change the bearing.
The service life – that is the operating time – of iglidur plain bearings can be calculated in advance, depending on the application parameters. In addition, iglidur isense is a new technology that helps you monitor the actual wear during operation and without removing the plain bearings.