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The time for heating begins: polymer ball bearings from igus® defy extreme heat

Patrick Czaja | 27. October 2020

Plastics and hot temperatures in ovens do not have to oppose each other, as shown in the following application example of the Koppe company. Because lubrication-free polymer ball bearings from igus are successfully used in their pellet stoves for private households. The functionality of the stoves is ingenious, as the pellets burn without electricity via a mechanical drive unit. The polymer ball bearings ensure long running times and smooth operation in the drive unit.

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Slewing ring ball bearings from igus® for the most diverse applications

Patrick Czaja | 15. October 2020

ISAS GmbH also quickly realised that xiros is the best alternative for comparable metal solutions. This application case from the furniture industry shows you not only the requirements of ISAS GmbH, but also the numerous advantages of xiros slewing ring ball bearings made of polymer.

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Lead screw technology in the DIY beer lift

Zoe Moser | 13. July 2020

A decisive point for the smooth application of the beer lift is the use of the correct high-helix thread system. The length of the lead screw is approx. 1 metre. In order to be able to guarantee the service life as long as possible, there are two important points to consider.

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xiros guide rollers with FDA conformity: 60% weight saving compared to metallic solutions

Patrick Czaja | 10. July 2020

This solution for transport and guide rollers is now available in a lighter, FDA-compliant version. The xiros guide rollers for labelling, packaging and food applications consist of a blue PVC tube and two fixed flange ball bearings made of the in-house material xirodur B180 and stainless steel balls. The specialist for plastics in motion, igus, […]

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Why lubrication-free is a better option for your ball bearing

Patrick Czaja | 15. June 2020

Grease or lubricating oil is essential for installing metal ball bearings. With xiros polymer ball bearings you can enjoy 100% lubrication-free ball bearings made of plastic. No grease No oil No residues on hands or machines! In most applications where ball bearings are used, mainly low loads and low speeds are required. Plastic ball bearings can be used in multi-functional applications, for example, in cases where they come into contact with liquid media, water or chemicals.

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