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Surface pressure and compressive strength – simply explained

Lars Butenschön | 10. June 2020

One encounters these specifications not only in the plain bearing sector, but also in other fields of mechanical engineering. From the maximum compressive strength to the maximum recommended surface pressure. They are often tested according to standards in technical papers and documentation and advertised as “extremely high” in marketing trades. Sometimes the surface pressure seems […]


What does “heavy duty” mean in the context of e-chains?

Tim Schneebeck | 1. April 2020

If you enter “heavy duty” into a search machine, you will find lots of explanations of the term. But an exact definition is difficult to find. Of course, this is primarily because it is an English term. Explanations can be found in the descriptions of equipment and machines. “Heavy duty” means “able to withstand unusual […]