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Bonding polymer plain bearings – How it works

Lars Butenschön | 28. May 2020

Plain bearings are usually pressed or clamped into the housing hole. They hold securely in the hole and do not rotate unintentionally. But what if this is not possible due to manufacturing tolerances? Another case: the plain bearing should even rotate. Even if it is not part of the standard repertoire of many plain bearings […]

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Easy assembly of plain bearings – with these 3 tips

Lars Butenschön | 30. March 2020

There are many ways to install a plain bearing: gluing, press-fit, screwing or clipping on by means of various snap-in functions. By default, most plain bearings are designed to be press-fitted. In theory this sounds very simple. In practice, however, many a stumbling block lurks. Especially plain bearings with thin wall thicknesses or those made […]

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