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Uwe Sund

Interview: how to avoid complaints due to lack of lubrication

Marc Preinesberger | 15. July 2022

As an industry expert and product manager for heavy-duty plain bearings at igus GmbH, Uwe Sund encounters these challenges every day in his work with manufacturers of machines and vehicles for agriculture, construction and forestry. In the interview, he explains how manufacturers can prevent complaints due to insufficient lubrication.

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Quality and maintenance for cables worldwide

Stefan Wehrmann | 7. April 2021

I was astonished when my colleague explained to me during a visit to our branch how the maintenance intervals work with his customers. “Maintenance is done when the machine breaks down! Our customers are happy about every component they can rely on.” That’s why today we take up the topic of quality and maintenance for […]

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Cost down with plain bearings: The Lemken story

Lars Butenschön | 25. August 2020

Maintenance and lubrication are still a major cost driver even in today’s almost completely digitalised world of agricultural engineering. No matter how many computers monitor the machine – the dangers remain very analogous and incalculable. Dirt, corrosion and wear. As a result, end users of the devices must adhere meticulously to maintenance schedules and regularly […]

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Why flexible cables are not a wear-resistant part

Stefan Wehrmann | 13. July 2020

Production processes can be clearly and easily perfected by using cables that are optimised for the application. Otherwise, supposedly cost-effective wear-resistant parts quickly turn out to be hidden cost traps.

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Polymer bearings in adjustable seat posts

Alexander Muzicenko | 5. June 2020

The adjustable seat post is another variation of the seat post and is also called Dropper Post or Vario. This type is mainly used in mountain biking and has the advantage of height adjustment, which can be operated by remote levers. For downhill riding, the support can be lowered and raised for uphill or normal […]

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