Tag: Ball bearings

Which ball bearings are suitable for electroplating equipment?

Patrick Czaja | 15. June 2021

The electroplating process places very high requirements on the materials used in electroplating equipment. Electroplating involves sending an electric current through an electrolytic bath. The metal that is to be applied as a coating (e.g. copper or nickel) is located at the anode and the object to be coated is located at the cathode. As […]

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How are installation sizes of ball bearings standardised?

igu-blog-adm | 26. August 2019

Many rolling bearings are available as sealed version. The sealing takes place according to the principle of the shaft seal. The following manufacturer-specific seal designations are possible: Z = one-sided sheet metal cover disc with gap seal ZZ/2Z = as above, from both sides RS = one-sided, grinding rubber seal LB = as above 2RS = […]

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How much load can a ball bearing absorb?

igu-blog-adm | 26. August 2019

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What must be borne in mind when igus® ball bearings are installed and measured?

Patrick Czaja | 26. August 2019

igus is one of just a few manufacturers worldwide who produce ball bearing rings in injection moulding. This offers users the following advantages: · High wear resistance due to its shape under high pressure · Homogeneous material distribution · Cost-effective production, leading to cheap sales prices · Simplification of ball bearing installation Due to this […]

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When should I use a plain bearing – when a rolling bearing?

igu-blog-adm | 26. August 2019

Advantages of rolling bearings compared to plain bearings Disadvantages of rolling bearings compared to plain bearings – Low friction, therefore low heat development – No stick-slip effect (starting torque barely greater than the operating torque) – Low lubricant requirement – Hardly any care and maintenance necessary – Good standardisation and dimension principles, therefore easily replaceable […]

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