Tag: iglidur Expert system

How do I find the right material for my application?

Lars Butenschön | 9. July 2019

In view of the more than 60 different iglidur materials and innumerable plastic or metal plain bearings of other suppliers, it can be difficult to choose the right plain bearing that you need. We are very familiar with the problems involved in choosing the right product for new bearing applications. For this reason, we have developed […]

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How is the wear of iglidur iglidur plain bearings measured?

Lars Butenschön | 7. July 2019

The iglidur Expert system works on the basis of hundreds of thousands of measurements performed systematically in our tribo laboratory . Usually, in these tribological tests, wear-related material losses are determined by measuring the volume of wear and the weight loss of the bearing. In our experience, it is more practical to directly measure the […]

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How would I know when to change iglidur plain bearings?

Lars Butenschön | 7. July 2019

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 […]

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The iglidur Expert tells me that W300 and J are the most long-lasting materials. Which one should I take?

Lars Butenschön | 2. July 2019

Both iglidur J and iglidur W300 belong to the most wear-resistant all-round bearings in the iglidur product range. If the service life is comparable and sufficient in both cases, the boundary parameters of the application should be decisive for the choice of material: iglidur J is predestined for wet areas due to its low moisture […]

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