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Automotive

Vehicle interior – 3 examples of polymer ball bearings in control elements

Sebastian Bloechl | 23. April 2020

The modern car interior has many different knobs, dials and switches. Whether it is the adjustment of the window, air conditioning or sound level – we are increasingly resorting to the cleverly placed rotary adjusters in the interior. All these controls are directly related to the quality perception of the vehicle and can influence a possible car purchase.

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Quickly available prototypes or samples for your plain bearing application

Dirk Tietz | 22. April 2020

The course of a development project can be turbulent. In time-critical phases, it is all the more important to have reliable partners and suppliers who provide rapid support with solutions and samples for tests. But which prototypes are available at what speed and what is the right sample for a specific project status? We support […]

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Polymer plain bearings in a gearbox – is this possible?

Sebastian Bloechl | 20. April 2020

“Shift and operate as we please”, a saying that can also be applied to vehicle operation. Be it a modern car or a freshly polished classic car: on some days we prefer to change gear earlier and save money, on others we tickle the last torque out of the engine. The gearbox and the shift forks […]

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The patented igus dryspin® lead screw technology for the automotive industry – fast and lubrication-free operation

Marco Thull | 17. April 2020

The degree of automation in the exterior and interior of the car and the associated quality requirements are constantly growing. At the same time, actuators are becoming ever smaller and the driven components must be designed more efficiently. To drive moving parts or assemblies efficiently and without additional lubrication, more and more customers in the […]

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How can polymer plain bearings be used in the engine compartment?

Dirk Tietz | 16. April 2020

Plastic and high temperatures? Yes, even as connection to actuators of turbochargers or in EGR valves, iglidur® high temperature materials are found millions of times as plain bearings or coupling joints. Polymer plain bearings are used in almost all engine components at a permanent application temperatures of up to 250°C and short-term 300°C. Only when […]

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