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Self-aligning ball bearing made of polymer

Patrick Czaja | 4. May 2021

Self-aligning ball bearings (DIN 630) are double-row rolling bearings, consisting of an inner ring with a common ball raceway and an outer ring characterised by a hollow spherical design. Due to the hollow shape of the outer ring and the resulting angular mobility, self-aligning ball bearings are used in applications with larger misalignments, shaft deflections […]

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It’s all about the sausage! Ball bearings in the meat processing industry

Patrick Czaja | 29. April 2021

The barbecue season starts, the grill is made ready and people flock to the supermarkets to buy barbecue food. And what must not be missing? Exactly. Meat in any form; whether steaks, fillets or sausages of any kind. But what about the meat processing industry and its machines? In the food production sector, the machines […]

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Also an underwater endurance runner: xiros® ball bearings in aquaristics

Patrick Czaja | 26. April 2021

The term aquaristics describes the operation and maintenance of an aquarium. This includes all activities that are carried out both professionally and as a hobby. The basic difference between freshwater and seawater aquaristics is the saltwater content. For example, there are also so-called brackish-water aquariums that contain both freshwater and seawater. If you decide to […]

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Effortless cocking of harpoons due to xiros® polymer ball bearings

Patrick Czaja | 16. April 2021

Harpoons are spears or javelins that are barbed to hunt fish or whales. The barbs are there to prevent the spear from slipping out of the hooked fish. Researchers found harpoon-shaped stone-age objects created by the most intricate carvings, which caused astonishment. Over the years, harpoons have evolved into large launching devices used specifically for […]

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Why metal ball bearings reach their limits in latex processing

Patrick Czaja | 7. April 2021

Whether at the largest manufacturer of rubber gloves in Malaysia or at a specialist in the packaging process of condoms in Thailand: machines in latex processing depend on durable and fail-safe components to avoid downtime. Metal ball bearings are used in a wide range of applications. However, the deployment could turn out to be a […]

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