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The time for heating begins: polymer ball bearings from igusĀ® 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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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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What is a corkscrew doing in a forklift?

Christian Strauch | 12. August 2019

Any kind of corkscrew is not exactly welcome in the forklift: Either the cable corkscrew (effect): Then the maintenance engineer is not exactly happy,  … or else one finds the classic corkscrew in the driver’s cabin: In that case the boss is not amused, but he may still assume that the forklift driver is a […]

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