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Ball bearings in small sewage plants

Patrick Czaja | 9. June 2021

In many cities and towns, it is completely normal for houses and flats to be connected to the public sewage system. Wastewater is sent to a central sewage plant, where it is cleaned. But this solution is not universal. Very small settlements and outlying houses are usually dependent on their own solutions. They have no […]

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Why your ticket machine ball bearings should be from igus®

Patrick Czaja | 7. January 2021

Ball bearings in ticket machines where requirements for installed components are stringent. igus polymer ball bearings are expanding their advantage over metal ball bearings in this segment. They are not only maintenance-free and lubrication-free – they also ensure that the application environment is free of contamination. Searching for contamination of tickets and banknotes: not here

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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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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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