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Uwe Sund

Interview: how to avoid complaints due to lack of lubrication

Marc Preinesberger | 15. July 2022

As an industry expert and product manager for heavy-duty plain bearings at igus GmbH, Uwe Sund encounters these challenges every day in his work with manufacturers of machines and vehicles for agriculture, construction and forestry. In the interview, he explains how manufacturers can prevent complaints due to insufficient lubrication.

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VAVE optimisation in the automotive industry? Identifying competitive advantages during product development and series production

Sebastian Bloechl | 15. July 2021

Constantly increasing price and cost pressure is forcing product development towards innovative alternatives. And this is just where value engineering (VAVE) comes in. What is VAVE, and how can it be used? VAVE is an enormously effective method of optimising technology, processes and costs. In the automotive industry with its focus on efficiency and quantity, […]

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Advantages of iglidur® plain bearings in a vehicle interior using the example of backrest adjustment

Jonas Burk | 17. May 2021

The reasons for iglidur® plain bearings in vehicle interiors are manifold. In this blog post, I explain the main advantages based on 5 features. Enjoy reading!

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Seat height adjustment – permanently quiet thanks to innovative plain bearing designs

Sebastian Bloechl | 12. May 2021

Save costs and assembly time with igus plain bearings in seat adjustments

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Coupling joints made of polymer – optimised materials for the automotive industry

Sebastian Bloechl | 8. June 2020

The coupling joint, also referred to as double joint, describes a strut with connection possibilities on both sides. Here, ball and socket joints, screw threads or sleeves can be inserted, which connect the coupling joint with the corresponding vehicle components. Usually, coupling joints are made of steel or aluminium. But for years, polymer coupling joints […]

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